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This Is America, Too

Since 1991, the Bronx Conservatory of Music, a nonprofit arts organization, has provided low-cost education in classical music to a constituency that has been historically underexposed to the tradition. And at a time when music classes are being cut from … Continue reading

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Margo Price

apple.news/AhZ4ZKdByRU-EyGkpCYgX6w Country music was a good way to get my foot in the door, but . . . when you venture out of country music you have more freedom to say what you want….” (Greg Jaffe, “This Liberal Country Singer … Continue reading

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“Electronic Munt”?

http://www.youtube.com/watch Sleaford Mods have described their work as “electronic munt minimalist punk-hop rants for the working class.”[1] Williamson is responsible for the words, Fearn for the music. Sleaford Mods songs have been described as embittered rants about such topics as … Continue reading

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Candid Ambivalence About the Grammys

http://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/feb/08/brandi-carlile-grammys-country-gay-marriage-cancun Does she want to win? “Oh my God!” [Brandi Carlile] says, as though the thought actually hasn’t crossed her mind. “I don’t know if it’s about wanting to win. I fucking care so much about the nominations. I’m never … Continue reading

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Fretwork: Positions

(1) Positions refer to the left hand (on a right-handed guitarist). The left hand is the hand that fingers notes and chords on the fretboard. (2) The following is from Wikipedia: In the left hand, each finger is responsible for … Continue reading

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Fretwork: Guitar String Numbering

(1) Conventional numbering for guitar strings is from high to low. In standard tuning the strings are numbered: E = 1 B = 2 G = 3 D = 4 A = 5 E = 6 (2) Guitar tuning, on … Continue reading

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Jake Bugg

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