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Guitarist’s Buying Guide to iOS Gear

The Guitarist’s Buying Guide to iOS Gear

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How to find the right iOS-compatible audio equipment to help make you a better playing and sounding guitarist

RIP: Keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens

RIP: Keyboardist Isaiah “Ikey” Owens

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Jack White’s touring keyboards player Isaiah Randolph "Ikey" Owens was found dead in his Cholula, Mexico hotel room on Tuesday morning, October 14. No cause of death has been thus far announced. White and his backup band, The Buzzards, had played Mexico City on Saturday and were scheduled to perform in Guadalajara on Tuesday. According to Third Man Records’ website, “Out of respect for Ikey, the remaining shows of the Jack White Tour in Mexico have been cancelled.”

Squier Vintage Modified Jaguar Electric Bass Guitar

The Best Bass Guitars for Beginners

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How to choose the right electric bass to keep the beginning bassist in the groove without busting your budget

iOS Recording Gear Buying Guide

iOS Recording Gear Buying Guide

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In the not-too-distant past, making a decent audio recording took lots of expensive, complicated gear, as well as assistance from trained professionals who knew how to operate that gear. Then, as recording technology eventually became more compact and affordable, do-it-yourself musicians were able to build small studios capable of producing demo-quality recordings from the comfort of their own homes.

This Week in Music History: October 13

Daltrey Stutters…Slick Steps In…Axl’s Ultimatum

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Historic Events that Rocked Music—The Week of October 13

Roger Daltrey Grace Slick Axl Rose

This Week in Music History: October 20

Expensive Vibrations…Jimi Nixes Nudes…Ashlee’s Syncing Feeling

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Historic Events that Rocked Music—The Week of October 20

Beach Boys Jimi Hendrix Ashlee Simpson

Gibson Custom Lee Roy Parnell Signature ‘57 Goldtop

Gibson Custom Lee Roy Parnell Signature ‘57 Goldtop: A Nashville Pro’s Dream Axe

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At first glance, the Gibson Custom Lee Roy Parnell ‘57 Goldtop looks like a typical LP. But when you inspect it more closely and play a few bars, you quickly realize this is far from ordinary Goldtop territory.

The Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

The Best Keyboards and Pianos for Beginners

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The crucial things to look for when shopping for a first piano or electronic keyboard

ESP 3747 #36 Mystique CTM Electric Guitar

ESP 3747 #36 Mystique: Jaw-Dropping Visuals, Immense Sonic Power, and Playability Galore

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Hello there! Did you get lost in that stunning quilted maple top? It’s easy to do; the lavish figuring seems so three-dimensional you could get taken under by those glorious purple waves. Every other aspect of this guitar’s construction and material choices are top flight too.

DJ Controller and Interface Buying Guide

DJ Controller and Interface Buying Guide

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Choosing the right DJ controller and interface to match your software, skills and budget

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