James Brown Full Concert

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In a career that spanned six decades, James Joseph Brown profoundly influenced the development of many different musical genres.  Brown performed in concerts, first making his rounds across the Chitlin’ Circuit, and then across the country and later around the world, along with appearing in shows on television and in movies. Although he contributed much to the […]

How to Relic a Guitar

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Guitar Relicing is the practice of making a new guitar look like it has been on the road gigging for years. It’s basically taking the guitar and beating it up, scratching it, nicking, scratching and dinging it up, and forcing 20 years of traveling and shows into a weekend. How to Relic Your Guitar

99 Problems and the Legalities Involved

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I found this article written up by Caleb Mason, a professor of Law from the Southwestern Law School in southern California. Basically he goes thru the song and writes a synopsis on the legal choices that Jay-Z makes throughout the song. Pretty cool and really freakin interesting. You can find the downloadable pdf here = […]

Herman Li Guitar Tricks

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Here’s a youtube vid I found of Dragonforce’s guitarist Herman Li explaining how he makes all those wacked out noises using just his guitar, a Floyd Rose and some distortion. The guy really does have some chops for having such a computerized sound, they use a ton of overdubbing tho so at times there’s 8 […]

BP-200 Mo-Town / Funky Ampeg

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You can use this patch to get that deep bassy funk sound like James Jamerson or Donald Dunn. It’s great for covering almost any funk, R&B, MoTown or most rock songs from the 60’s-70’s.  It’s setup using a DI box or headphones, so depending on the amp and cab you are using, you will probably […]