You probably know the feeling - just when you're getting into the jam and your fingers start hurting. Of course you do not want to be a whiner and therefore stubbornly continue playing. The result: blisters after which you can't practice for a couple of days. Here are five tips to prevent such situation.>> read article
Slayer is retiring – Stop crying and start preparing for one last mosh pit with this setlist!
All good things come to an end. A few weeks ago Slayer announced their final world tour. The thrash metal pioneers are retiring. We totally understand if you took the day off to mourn. But now it’s time to man up and start preparing for one last mosh pit.>> read article
Today is Valentine's Day, the most commercially romantic day of the year. Because of all the fuss around cheesy gifts you may have forgotten what this day really is about; love. The best gift in our opinion is playing a love song for your Valentine.>> read article
Fretting / Plucking / Strumming:
Finger Placement For Guitar
'Sloppy' technique is due to fingers being in the wrong places at the wrong time. There are a few simple guidelines for the perfect finger placement to consider when handling your guitar.>> read article
Looking back at January – a month full of festivals and parties
It feels like ages ago: our birthday, Eurosonic Noorderslag, Jamuary, the annual Gado Gado Party and Electrosonic. That's why, one last time, we’re looking back at January—a month full of partying.>> read article
The new albums releases are piling up these last weeks. Enough reasons to reach for your favorite instrument. Like Arnold Schwarzenegger would say: “You can’t climb the ladder of success with your hands in your pockets.” So happy jamming!>> read article
Could artificial intelligence disrupt the music industry?
Will we, humans, become orphaned in the marriage between music and technology? During the Eurosonic Noorderslag conference we present this subject to a panel of experts.>> read article
We present you with the overview of the songs that were played along most--worldwide. The new year has also brought in some remarkable fresh entrees!>> read article