The Weekend Read October 10th - 17th ; Guitar Lessons, Articles and More

The Rock House Blog Weekend Read.

Bring you the best articles from around the web. Articles include guitar lessons, guitar bass guitar news, guitar playing tips and tricks and just some plain old good reading.

Truth in Shreading - Land of the Freaks, the seventh Freak Kitchen album featuring twelve brand new tracks will be released the 21st of October...Mattias IA Eklundh: land of freaks just days away!

The Guitarists Place - I thought i could talk about some of the problems and solutions i have gone through the last two weeks...3 ways to get a "FAT" metal guitar sound

The Classical Guitar Blog - A reader requested I write a post about going to music school. Like many others, he’s struggling with the rough choice of music vs. some “legit” career...Music School? Why?

The Blues Historian - Buddy Guy performing old, old, old, school:-)...Buddy Guy: Good Morning Little School Girl

Street Musician - You might not think it, but preparing for a gig is a logistical nightmare, especially if you are a solo artist...Preparing For A Gig – What You Need To Take

Strat-O-Blogster - The best way to differentiate a Fender Custom Shop Masterbuilt guitar from a Teambuilt is to check the logo stamp behind the headstock...Masterbuilt or Teambuilt? Check the Custom Shop Logo!

srv1 Blog - James Trussart is one of the few builders who has broken the mold of traditional guitar making. Working with steel as the primary material, he produces guitars that are as unique in appearance as they are in tone...Rare Trussart Electric Guitar Steel O Matic

Shred This Way - As the years go by in the life of a player, there are two kinds of growth we can experience. Both are necessary for our development as musicians and guitarists. I call them Vertical Growth, and Horizontal Growth...Your growth as a guitarist: vertical or horizontal?

Marks Guitar Blog - This is part 3 of the "Partial Chord" lesson series although it is a bit of a departure...Partial Chords #3 - Funk and R&B Guitar Parts

Jason Shadrick - Guitarist - One of the most effective ways of injecting excitement into a riff is syncopation. In a nutshell, syncopation is when you play a note on a beat where you probably wouldn’t expect a note...Syncopation and the Art of Sounding Clever

I Heart Guitar - Steve Vai doesn’t do things by halves. When he sinks his teeth into a creative concept, he doesn’t let it go until it’s completely and thoroughly tamed...INTERVIEW: Steve Vai

Guitarz - I rarely post about amps on this blog (visually they are much less appealing than guitars), but I had to share this particular eBay listing for this Final Edition BabyBlues 1x10 Unique Plexiglass Cabinet with you...
Final Edition BabyBlues 1x10 Unique Plexiglass Cabinet
Guitar Teacher - Mauro Giuliani was a guitar virtuoso of the early 19th century and one of the first to provide instruction for this young instrument. His 120 Right Hand Studies are famous for working out various finger picking combinations...Giuliani’s 120 Right Hand Studies
Guitar Noize - One of the problems all of us electric guitarists face is electromagnetic interference (EMI) and RFI (radio frequency interference) sources; radios, cell phones, lighting, static and 60 cycle hum...Tone-Guard Shielding Systems & Accessories
Guitar Lifestyle - Eric Clapton is one of my favorite guitarists. He has been for almost as long as I’ve been playing. Most guitarists I know feel the same way. However, I wonder if non-guitarists feel the same way?...Is Eric Clapton Still Relevant?
Guitar Licks - If you want to be center stage and lead act of the show, you cannot sing backup. The meaning of singing backup is to sing behind someone, not compete with them...Backup Singing, Be A Shadow and Shin
Freekbass' Blog - DJ Logic, Steve Molitz and Freekbass Form New Trio - Jambands.com
Double Bass Blog - The topic of discussion for today’s brief (15 min) episode focuses on tips for helping students to make quality audition tapes...CBC 142: Alan Steiner and audition tapes
Dolphinstreet Guitar Gear Blog - The Marshall Class 5 amp is a simple five-watt, class A, tube combo It uses ECC83s in the preamp stage and one EL84 power tube for power. It's a very simple guitar amp, meant for smaller...Marshall Class 5
Have a rockin' weekend!

Go Hawks!


Laurie Monk said...

I really appreciate what you do here, I like the concept of a review of the weeks blog posts.

Thanks for including Truth In Shredding in that list ;)

sarge1875 said...

Thanks for stopping by Laurie, love your site :)