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Frustration, thy name is Andy…

Latest find on eMusic: Andy McKee.

Despite being tagged as “country” – not usually a genre to be found in my music library – the album “Art of Motion” provided one of those frustrating why do I bother moments. Recently, my focus has been on electric guitar (Ibanez S470 in stylish red FTW!) but in secret, I . . . → Read More: Frustration, thy name is Andy…

Manual shift

When I was first learning to play, my left hand was always weaker and so the stronger right-hand, um, hand would dictate speed and accuracy. Now it seems to be the opposite, with the right wearing out quicker, being less accurate and often simply unable to keep up, which seems slightly odd. Or is just a . . . → Read More: Manual shift

Measured progress vs. perceived progress, 1:0

For the past few months, I’ve been re-learning to play the guitar and trying to avoid falling into the same bad habits I picked up when I first started. Old habits truly do die hard and even after “so many” years, it takes a very conscious effort to overwrite the muscle memory and brain patterns, but . . . → Read More: Measured progress vs. perceived progress, 1:0