Ant Law is without doubt one of the most creative and expressive guitarists on the music scene today. In this interview with Ged Brockie, Ant discusses music, creativity, working in London and life as a musician.
Ant Law is one of a small band of musicians who not only play other people’s music, but works hard exploring his own creativity and expression. This wide ranging interview finds Ant discussing his life before and then moving to London. Breaking into the scene and carving out a career in one of the most demanding musical environs in Europe. Ant also discusses his latest projects and his musical ideas and vision for the future.
So here we go again with the jazz guitar roundup June 2018. Every three months it’s the turn of jazz guitar as our online media focus and this month is sure to interest anyone who loves and or plays jazz guitar.
Guitar Pedalboards – Isn’t It Time You Considered Your Options?
If you have a growing range of guitar pedals and effects you’ll probably know that it’s not a good idea to just stuff them all into a bag. It’s not only the fact that they get scraped and damaged, it’s all the tiny and not so small leads that you also need. That’s where guitar pedalboards come in.
A guitar pedalboard keeps all your pedals organised as well as ensuring that lead life is extended as you are not continually pulling leads in and out. Also, it’s a great way of easing the pressure on a gig. Get the pedalboard, plug in and you are ready to play.
We look at four pedalboards that come at a reasonable price and also have a lot of consumer satisfaction. There are other pedal board options out there, but we think you’ll like this bunch to whet your appetite.
Pro Tec SWPB3 Stonewood Guitar Effects Pedalboard, Large
Donner Guitar Pedal Board Case DB-3 Aluminium Pedalboard with Bag
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Gorilla Universal Guitar Effect Pedal Board Organizer Mount Stand Holder Base
Tuxguitar – A Guide To Downloading, Using, Creating
Tuxguitar, have you ever heard of it? Tuxguitar is a completely free open source software for guitarists that offers a multitrack editor and player. In this article, you’ll find out all about the software, how to get started using it and what we thing of it’s strengths and weaknesses. Tuxguitar is very much like Guitar Pro, but is a free software option. Does it do enough to make up for the fact that it’s free, read on to find out.
Pitch Pilot – Inventor Tim Clarke Discusses New Invention For Guitar Pitch Pilot, Niagara Falls and Log Cabins.
Tim Clarke’s Log Cabin, inventor of Pitch PilotAbove you can see the log cabin that Tim Clarke, inventor of Pitch Pilot lives in. Tim is a musician who has a long line of inventions and ideas. In this episode, Ged Brockie from GMI discusses Pitch Pilot, Tim’s latest invention that helps guitarists bend individual strings on guitars. It’s hard bringing new ideas to the market and Tim discusses the lows and highs of the Pitch Perfect product.
Living in a log cabin (above) in Canada, Tim needed to travel to undertake this interview which he gave near Niagara falls.
Rock Guitar Roundup May 2018 News – Vids & Snippets
The monthly roundup seems to come around faster than a month! The rock guitar roundup May 2018 is the latest and includes a huge amount of material for you to view and share. If you like this article, please share it and let others know about what is happening. We create this article so you don’t have to trawl the internet to find out the latest happenings in rock, jazz and classical guitar. Next month it will be the turn of jazz guitar.
Review – 5 Sub $150 Acoustic Guitars That Hit The Mark!
The guitar industry, despite all the doom and gloom around Gibson and falling standards is not all bad. Thirty years ago, many low price guitars were very much sub standard, but not any more. We look at 5 Sub $150 Acoustic Guitars which won’t dent your wallet that much but give a huge musical band for your buck!
Fender FA-100 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar with Gig Bag - Natural
Wikiloops – Richard Kaiser on Creating an online community of shared compositions and friendships.
Wikiloops was created by Richard Kaiser and is now seven years old. In that time Wikiloops has built up a huge online community of musicians from around the world. Creating new music in a “ping pong” fashion where creativity is shared. In this GMI podcast episode, Ged Brockie speaks to Richard about Wikiloops, why he created it and the trials and tribulations of running a burgeoning website (as well as all the good stuff too!).
How Exactly Do You Make Money From A Guitar Website?
This article looks at how to make money from a guitar website. Keep in mind that there are literally thousands of websites dedicated to all things guitar. Many of these websites are created to realise a passion for the instrument, that’s it. To connect with the outside world and get some or all of their knowledge out there.
KLOS Guitars Is Run By Adam Klosowiak and His Brother Ian. Find Out How They Have Redefined The Travel Guitar Market.
There was a time when guitars were only made from wood, but those days have long gone. Now there are many materials used, but when it comes to dealing with extremes carbon fibre has to be one of the most durable materials yet. Adam Klosowiak of KLOS Guitars tells all in this incredible journey of two young brothers and their bid to dominate the travel guitar market.