Wrapping up the week
Another great week over here in Christchurch, it’s been snowing for a second time this winter.
I’m just waiting for it to clear up a little before I take my son out tobogganing.
When you’ve got snow, you don’t need much else to be having a good time.
Somebody said to me, ‘But the Beatles were anti-materialistic.’ That’s a huge myth. John and I literally used to sit down and say, ‘Now, let’s write a swimming pool.’
- Paul McCartney
Here’s some weekend reading to queue up on your iPad
Learn Minor Pentatonic Scale Patterns Fast – 5 patterns of the A minor pentatonic scale.
Practice Tips for Beginner Guitarists – Purpose, consistency, warming up, working hard and finishing with a bang.
The I-IV-V Chord Progression – What is it? Why does it sound so good? Get this theory under your belt now so you’re not stuck learning it 3 years from now.
Losing my Religion – Easy guitar song for you to learn over the weekend, it’s easy to play and is distinctive enough so that even if you hit a few dead notes people will easily pick up on what you’re trying to play them :)
And from the networks…
This is normal…
TrueFire posts about the RollingStone Ad attacking Record Execs in Rolling Stone Magazine’s Letter to Record Execs: Brilliant or Bitter?
The Guitar Pick Punch
“The only hole punch youll be proud to display on your desk, the black and metal Guitar Pick Punch creates guitar picks from, well, just about anything. Throw in sheets of Delrex, Starbucks gift cards or anything else sturdy and around 0.80mm thick, then punch your way to an endless supply of guitar picks.” – Guitar Pick Punch @ CoolMaterial.com