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How to tune drums for rock

How to tune drums for rock

Some helpful tips on setting up your drums for rock music. Want to know how to tune drums for rock music? This article will cover every aspect of getting those drums just right and in tune for rock! The genre of rock has transitioned between many, many...

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My guitar is in tune but it sounds bad

My guitar is in tune but it sounds bad

A look at some of the common issues you can face when your guitar isn't sounding as it should be. So, you have tuned your guitar perfectly but your guitar still sounds bad? There are a number of reasons for this. As a guitar player since the age of 9, I...

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The Proclaimers Gear Breakdown

The Proclaimers Gear Breakdown

I had the pleasure of catching up with Zac Ware of the Proclaimers to discuss what equipment they are using on their current UK tour I managed to catch up with The Proclaimers on their first leg of their UK tour in the wonderful venue of St David's Hall in...

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How much do bands make at festivals?

How much do bands make at festivals?

Ever wondered what some of the bands you see at festivals earn? Let's take a look.. So how much do bands make at festivals? The simple answer is that it varies depending on the size of the band. Not what you want to hear? Me neither, so on this article I...

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