Magnatone Giveawya

September 2014

Articles by Peter Thorn

Tone Tips: The Business of Music, Circa 2014

May 22, 2014
Peter Thorn on earning a living as a professional guitarist in the 21st century.
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Tone Tips: Something to Say

May 4, 2014
Open-mindedness, experimentation, and dedication are key to getting great musical results.
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Tone Tips: Guitarists—Be Yourself

April 1, 2014
Is being a jack-of-all-trades guitarist really going to get you where you want to be?
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Tone Tips: Dialing in Maximum Tone

February 23, 2014
With so many pedal options these days, here are a some tips on how to maximize your effects for the greatest impact.
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Tone Tips: Don’t Let New Gear Stunt Your Creativity

January 31, 2014
It’s almost impossible to be creative while learning to use complex new gear. Here’s a better idea.
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Tone Tips: Dealing with Stage Fright

January 1, 2014
Combat the jitters and find your performance comfort zone.
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Tone Tips: Getting Heard, Not Buried

December 9, 2013
Rig tips to ensure your tone is heard loud and proud by both you and the audience.
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Tone Tips: What Would Linda Do?

November 4, 2013
Turning off your ego and just rolling with the punches can yield great results.
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Tone Tips: Do You Really Want To?

October 7, 2013
Do you dream about scoring a gig as a touring sideman? If so, take a moment to ponder the yin and yang of this career path.
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Tone Tips: Tube Talk

September 12, 2013
Electric guitar gets much of its sonic mojo from vacuum tubes. Get the lowdown on those glowing glass bottles and learn how to coax the best sound from your amp.
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