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WIN! A signed Fender Jim Root Telecaster in association with FRET12

Read more about WIN! A signed Fender Jim Root Telecaster in association with FRET12 at MusicRadar.com Click here to enter! If you're trying to capture the sound of your hero, getting hold of their signature model is a good first step. But thanks to the good people at FRET12, we can go one better: up for grabs is a Fender Jim Root Telecaster, which has not only been signed by the man himself, but was used to ...

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Chevelle talk baritones, Barresi and breaking Europe

Read more about Chevelle talk baritones, Barresi and breaking Europe at MusicRadar.com Chevelle might be the biggest heavy band that most Europeans haven't heard; 10 years in and going strong in the US charts while others flounder. We meet main man Pete Loeffler to talk baritone love, fuzz logic and how he's getting darker by lightening up... Read more about Chevelle talk baritones, Barresi and breaking Eur ...

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Film your band with GoPro: preparing for your video shoot

Read more about Film your band with GoPro: preparing for your video shoot at MusicRadar.com We're all familiar with seeing GoPro footage on YouTube and TV of sports such as surfing or downhill mountain biking. Increasingly, musicians are finding uses for the tiny cameras too, clamping them to their instruments and shooting video from all kinds of interesting angles and sharing the results to amazing effect ...

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Tech21 Fly Rig5

Read more about Tech21 Fly Rig5 at MusicRadar.com There's plenty to be said for travelling light, but sometimes it's a necessity - transportation and travel constraints, or restrictions at a particular venue could possibly see you getting to a gig without your usual backline or pedalboard and being faced with unfamiliar, borrowed and possibly substandard equipment. So, how do you get your sound?New York Cit ...

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Myles Kennedy talks Slash and World On Fire

Read more about Myles Kennedy talks Slash and World On Fire at MusicRadar.com Myles Kennedy's remarkable voice has singled him out as one of heavy rock's premier contemporary singers, And, as anyone familiar with his other band knows, his guitar and songwriting chops create a triumvirate of talents.Between Slash and Alter Bridge commitments, Myles rarely leaves the road for longer than a couple of weeks (he ...

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On the radar: Krokodil

Read more about On the radar: Krokodil at MusicRadar.com The first mistake we make when talking to (ex-A/Radio One Rock Show man) Daniel P Carter is to assume his new band Krokodil is named solely after Desomorphine - a drug whose street name reflects the gruesome effect it has on users' skin."There's a bunch of things that it represents," explains Dan. "Carl Sagan talks about one of the oldest parts in the ...

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The A to Z of computer music: W-Z

Read more about The A to Z of computer music: W-Z at MusicRadar.com In the final instalment of the computer music glossary, we conclude with some more wise words, before heading off to catch some Zs…Wah-wahA guitar pedal effect (or software emulation thereof) that enables the player to adjust the cutoff frequency of a resonant filter (usually band-pass) by rocking the pedal with their foot, creating a chara ...

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MusicRadar basics: introduction to digital pianos

Read more about MusicRadar basics: introduction to digital pianos at MusicRadar.com MusicRadar basics is brought to you in association with Roland.Don't forget you can link up with Roland on Facebook and Twitter.What is a digital piano, and how does it differ to an acoustic piano? An acoustic piano uses hammers to strike a series of strings which vibrate and generate a sound. This is the basis on which many ...

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