How to get the most out of your practice – ideas to find time, a good routine and other tricks.

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Rehearsal Room

In a perfect world you’re in a band, and you are playing your own songs. In a not perfect world sometimes you’re in a band that plays covers. In the real world, sometimes you’re not even in a band… I’ve just started rehearsing with another guitarist. It’s a lot of fun, and we’re looking for a […]

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Clever Online Metronome

online metronome screenshot

The web is full of metronome sites, but most just let you set a tempo – basically what a traditional metronome would do. There’s more functionality that you could wish for though! How about an automatic speed trainer that increases the tempo according to a pattern you decide? Best Drum Trainer lets you set start […]

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Will I become good before I die?

Often times when playing or practicing feels tedious you refer to it as having lost your motivation. I found a very insightful post on Ultimate Guitar about this – and that the obstacle might actually be something else. What if you are actually getting scared? Scared of that you are wasting your time put into […]

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The Kübler-Ross Model for Recording

All who have seen the Simpsons know of the Kübler-Ross model for coping with grief and tragedies (denial, anger, bargaining, depression, acceptance). I go through a similar process (albeit a bit more positive) each time I record my playing: 1) Expectation – during the actual recording session spirits are usually high, and it always sounds good […]

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Practice, Practice a Lot, Practice Correctly

I stumbled across an interesting post at about practice (originally from The really short summary is that it’s about how to achieve quality when you don’t have the time to get it through quantity. A longer summary: Balance between different parts of the practice. This goes well with my own rule of thumb where […]

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A Video!

Involuntary hiatus – again. And when I finally had some free time yesterday the high E string broke, and unfortunately changing strings was a bit too much work to fit into the practice session (ZR bridge). So I’m posting a video a made a month ago instead: My first video! I’ve decided I’m going to […]

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