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Music Thing has a great post titled "New invention: Tweaking Knobs with Your Feet". It allows you to adjust your guitar effects pedals with out using your hands! It seems like a cool idea, but I can imagine it has a few setbacks:

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Samson Stage 5 Wireless Guitar Bass systemI would like to thank Michael Menege for submitting this great review. You can check him out at http://www.funkwire.com. If you would like to submit a gear review to be displayed on this site you can Contact Me Here

Samson Stage 5 Wireless Guitar/Bass system

Samson Stage 5 Wireless Guitar/Bass system
Pros:

  • Well-designed
  • Affordable
  • Comes with molded carrying case
  • Clean sound
  • Samson Stage 5 Wireless Guitar/Bass system Cons:

  • Eats up 9 volt batteries quicker than advertised
  • Comes with cheap cord that doesn’t hold up very long
  • General Samson Stage 5 Wireless Guitar/Bass system Comments:

    I needed a wireless because some of the gigs we play require us to supply our own production. We don't use a soundman, I run the mix from the stage. I needed a wireless that would let me wander around and check the sound levels around the room.

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    Buying a metronome

    Since I always talk about practicing with a metronome I decided I would post some links to buy one in case you don’t have. Practicing with a metronome is probably THEE most important thing to do when learning to play guitar. It will build your speed, rhythm and overall technique. If you don’t know how to use a metronome see my post on How To Use A Metronome. Choose from some of the great metronome options below:

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    Buy a Guitar-How To!

    Here is a great article on how to buy a guitar. Check it out:

    Buy a Guitar-How To!
    By Carlos Gamez

    You're off to buy your first guitar. I remember the first guitar I fell in love with. I used to go and just look at it in the store window. It was a Fender Telecaster.

    Of course in those days my family couldn't afford to buy a guitar, so it was 10 years later when I finally did buy my first guitar.

    So what do you do? How do you know which one is right for you? Should you buy the same one your friend owns? Do you choose a Gibson, Martin, a Taylor? How about Fender, Yamaha, Takamine, Guild, or Ovation? Should you buy a Vintage guitar, a used guitar, a cheap guitar?

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