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Absolutely nail your next air guitar session with this awesome, playable T-shirt

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The next best thing to carrying your guitar around over your shoulder is wearing it on your shirt, and the playable electronic guitar shirt lets you do just that.

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This shirt features a special electronic panel that can hook up to a clip-on amp. When you strum the strings on the guitar, it’ll play the actual notes and chords through the amp, so you can jam out wherever you are — no picks required.  Read more…

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I can’t get enough of this weird trend where people make music out of other people talking

I don’t even know what this thing is called, but I love it.

For the past few years, I’ve noticed a growing trend of YouTube videos where extremely talented musicians take clips of people speaking, find the notes, and then record a rendition with their instruments. 

I’ve searched far and wide for what exactly this might be called in musician circles and either I am terrible at Google or it doesn’t have a name. Still, it’s something that has sprung up more and more and I couldn’t be more delighted. 

If you still don’t know just what in the hell I’m talking about here’s the first one I remember seeing way back in the beginning of 2016 from incredible bassist Iggy Jackson-Cohen.  Read more…

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10 of the best gifts you can buy for under $100

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It’s that time of the year again. You’ve put off your holiday shopping and totally missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals. Don’t fret: These ten gifts are perfect for most anyone and they’re all less than $100. Plus, when you use coupon code GIFTSHOP15 at checkout you can get an additional 15% off.

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Hyperchiller Coffee Chiller: 2-Pack

For the coffee lover in your life, the HyperChiller is a great gadget that turns hot coffee into perfect iced coffee in just one minute. The best part is, the HyperChiller comes in a two-pack so you can gift one to a friend and keep one for yourselfBuy a two-pack now for $60. Read more…

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Forget guitar lessons — this device will teach you how to play like a pro

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If you’ve always wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix but the idea of music lessons gives you high school band flashbacks, don’t worry. There’s an app(-enabled device) for that.

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The Jamstik+ is like a portable guitar lesson that you can learn on your own. The device looks like a short, stubby guitar neck with real strings and frets. It also comes with an adjustable strap just like a regular electric guitar. This one, though, pairs to an app on your phone or tablet via Bluetooth instead of a traditional amp.  Read more…

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A vending machine is here to service all your odd musical emergencies

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If you’re itching to screech out that cover of “Wonderwall,” but have been left hanging by a broken string, this vending machine is for you.

Clingan Guitar Tone in Melbourne, Australia, have launched their 24-hour vending machine, Tone Shop, stacked full of musical goodies.

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There’s strings for acoustic and electric guitars, drum sticks, a tuner, leads, guitar straps and a capo for those musical emergencies that you might not always prepare for.

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There’s even a form to suggest stuff that should be added to the vending machine — personally I always get caught out when it comes to forgetting 1/4 jack and 3.5mm adapters. Read more…

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