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Fathers day gifts

So your daddy is a rockstar, and you have no idea what to get him for Father’s Day, besides your

Frederik Nielsen
Jun 15, 2018 . 3 min read
awesome guitar tricks

You are all in for treat! One can never be awesome enough with the axe, so take a look below for the tricks

Frederik Nielsen
Jun 13, 2018 . 4 min read
selling a guitar

For most people, the first instrument that they buy isn’t their instrument for life. That cheap electric guitar

Alec Plowman
Jun 10, 2018 . 4 min read
Bass guitar

So you’ve decided to learn bass guitar. Congratulations, and apologies in advance for all the jokes

Alec Plowman
Jun 6, 2018 . 3 min read
5 cool guitar tricks

Embedded in every guitar player’s DNA is an incredibly huge ego (not my opinion, Google it) that needs to be fed on a regular basis.

Frederik Nielsen
May 28, 2018 . 4 min read
rock band

A few days ago, I went to a local show to watch a couple of up-and-coming bands I’d heard some good things about.

Alec Plowman
May 25, 2018 . 3 min read
tips for playing guitar live

What’s the best way to learn guitar? You can take guitar lessons, you can look up guitar tabs,

Alec Plowman
May 24, 2018 . 4 min read
guitar thumb picks

When you learn to play guitar, there’s a considerable amount of guitar equipment you need to get started.

Alec Plowman
May 23, 2018 . 5 min read
Guitar picks shapes

Welcome back to Roadie’s guitar plectrums series! If picking the right pick has you lost in a world of confusion, then this is the series for you!

Alec Plowman
May 16, 2018 . 4 min read
guitar player alternate tuning

Musicians and creatives in general, are known to be open-minded. So open-minded, some would say, that their brains fall out.

Frederik Nielsen
May 14, 2018 . 4 min read
Guitar pick material

Last week, we covered gauge, and talked about the different uses for lighter and heavier gauge plectrums (if you’ve haven’t read last week’s article, check it out here

Alec Plowman
May 10, 2018 . 4 min read
guitar barre chords

Back when I was a wee lad who attended guitar lessons after school, I looked forward to what I would learn during each session.

Frederik Nielsen
May 4, 2018 . 3 min read
guitar picks

In my experience, the beginner guitarists who stay the course are often those who take a lot of care when buying their first guitar.

Alec Plowman
May 2, 2018 . 4 min read
Pentatonic Scales

When you start out playing, there’s an array of different scales to learn. In the beginning, you’ll familiarize yourself with the basics: major scales

Frederik Nielsen
Apr 29, 2018 . 2 min read
overcoming stage fright

A while back I wrote a blog post about songwriting habits. Most of what I found during my research

Frederik Nielsen
Apr 24, 2018 . 4 min read
Guitar Fretboards

Why should you care about the kind of wood used for your fretboard when everyone knows that the body is what really matters?

Frederik Nielsen
Apr 9, 2018 . 4 min read
Joining a band guitarist

If you’re learning to play guitar, it’s easy to fall into the habit of being a bedroom warrior. Locking yourself in your room with guitar chords,

Alec Plowman
Mar 29, 2018 . 3 min read
Know your Ukulele

Few people like the sound of cat song. Most people, on the other hand, love the sound of catgut strings – especially when they’re attached to a ukulele.

Frederik Nielsen
Mar 26, 2018 . 5 min read
Eddie Van Halen guitar

When you’re learning how to play guitar, sometimes it’s hard to see the wood for the trees. Especially in this day and age, there are so

Alec Plowman
Mar 15, 2018 . 4 min read
Songwriting habits

Before writing this article, I did some research on the habits of great songwriters. You know what I found? Not a whole lot.

Frederik Nielsen
Mar 7, 2018 . 4 min read
Practice guitar like a pro

Fun Fact: 90% of newbies quit learning the guitar in their first year of playing.

Alec Plowman
Mar 4, 2018 . 6 min read
guitar techniques

As every beginner guitarist will know, it takes some time for your fingers to become friends with the strings.

Frederik Nielsen
Feb 15, 2018 . 4 min read
Podcasts for music fans

Over the past decade podcasts have become one of the number 1 ways that people consume on demand content for news and entertainment.

Tim Redford
Jan 23, 2018 . 3 min read
Tuning Pegs

Those windy-turny things near the top of your guitar that adjust the strings. Yah, those are your tuning pegs and you use them all the time to keep your instrument in tune.

Tim Redford
Jan 4, 2018 . 3 min read
Music industry podcasts

If you’re always on the lookout for new ways to take your music to the next level, there are many great podcasts worth subscribing to. Music business podcasts are in a golden age of useful content.

Tim Redford
Dec 26, 2017 . 3 min read

We’ve all heard about people with something they call “perfect pitch”. That’s the skill a person has when they’re able to identify or reproduce any note on the musical scale without having a reference.

Tim Redford
Dec 25, 2017 . 3 min read

Promotion used to be something best left for professionals at a record label. Today the options for how to promote your music to new fans are wide open.

Tim Redford
Dec 14, 2017 . 3 min read

And How Roadie 2 Can Help

Have you experienced that frustration when you slam down on your low E string and it rings sharp

Tim Redford
Dec 12, 2017 . 3 min read

Ah! The Floyd Rose system, one of the most important and most complex inventions in the history of guitar playing

Alain Abou Atmeh
Nov 13, 2017 . 4 min read

So, you’ve always wanted to learn to play the guitar, but you’re concerned that you may have passed the optimal age.

Alain Abou Atmeh
Jul 13, 2017 . 3 min read

Do you struggle to tune your guitar just the way you like it?

Alain Abou Atmeh
Feb 9, 2017 . 2 min read

Whether you are a beginner or have some experience with guitars, you still may be wondering how to tune a guitar perfectly.

Alain Abou Atmeh
Jan 30, 2017 . 4 min read

In order tо enjoy thе full life and playability оf уоur instrument, іt іѕ раrаmоunt that уоu kеер it іn thе bеѕt роѕѕіblе condition.

Alain Abou Atmeh
Nov 10, 2016 . 4 min read

We’ve all been there. Getting our guitar out of its case, playing the first tune off our head, then, “SKRANG!”

Alain Abou Atmeh
Nov 9, 2016 . 3 min read
News
Roadie wins primavera pro startups

Band Industries stands out once again with its exceptional hardware innovation, the Roadie Tuner, and wins the “Best Music Startup 2018” award at the Primavera Pro Startups

“It’s not about the money, money, money.” But yes it is, Jessie J, yes it is. This week in music has been mostly focused on how little money

Roadie 2 reviews

“The combination of audible, visual and haptic feedback when a string is finished being adjusted means that the Roadie 2 will work on a noisy stage.

chris cornell

Today marks the one-year anniversary of the death of Chris Cornell. We’re still reeling from the loss

Gibson goes bankrupt

There is a lot going on in music right now, and this past week has been no exception. The Billboard charts

music news

A star has passed away, a rapper has won a Pulitzer Prize, two rappers won (and subsequently ruined) an Echo award,

Tips & Tutorials
Fathers day gifts

So your daddy is a rockstar, and you have no idea what to get him for Father’s Day, besides your

awesome guitar tricks

You are all in for treat! One can never be awesome enough with the axe, so take a look below for the tricks

selling a guitar

For most people, the first instrument that they buy isn’t their instrument for life. That cheap electric guitar

Bass guitar

So you’ve decided to learn bass guitar. Congratulations, and apologies in advance for all the jokes

5 cool guitar tricks

Embedded in every guitar player’s DNA is an incredibly huge ego (not my opinion, Google it) that needs to be fed on a regular basis.

rock band

A few days ago, I went to a local show to watch a couple of up-and-coming bands I’d heard some good things about.

Events
Paul McCartney

Happy Father’s Day! Hopefully you’ve got a really cool present (like a Roadie 2) from your kids,

concerts, new concerts announced

What I personally love about rock musicians is that they have such an incredible work ethic. And for the most part it doesn’t slow down

Mike McCready Flight to Mars

If you’re learning to play guitar and you were born in the month of April, you’re in good company!

Pearl Jam concert berlin

It’s beginning to look like 2018 is going to be THE year of the best rock shows and music festivals

Music festivals in spring

Spring is almost here! If you live in Northern Europe, like I do, the recent snow storm coming from the east might have fooled you into

I challenge you to name as many music festivals as you can. Go on. I mean, how many can there be?

Interesting Facts & Info

Even though genres like jazz and rock have been around for donkey’s years, they are still the children of the blues genre.

George Clinton Funkadelics

Watching a James Brown performance is an experience. The man had so much funk and soul in him that

These days, keeping a guitar in tune is easier than ever.

There is an abundance of digital guitar tuners,

Brian Eno

Brian Eno may very well be the best ambient music creator of our time. At the very least, he stands

Black Sabbath

I’m a Drop D kind of guy. Things are just heavy where I’m from. The rain, the tax burden,

Kora african instrument

The world is full of strange things, but did you know it is also full of strange strings? The lute and harp are

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