NAMM 2013 Review Video

Hey Everyone, So I recently got back from attending the 2013 NAMM show and had an Awesome time! It’s been 4 years since I last went to the show and I was reminded of how fun, exciting and cool it is to be there. I shot a lot of video and took a lot of pictures and just finished putting together a really cool video to show you what the show is all about. You can watch the video here: Feel free to comment on it, leave questions and give it a thumbs up if you like it. There was…

Manhattan Part 2 – Solo And Speed Lesson

It’s Time To Shred! I’ve been cranking away at learning the solo to Manhattan and have it down pretty good. Because this is such a cool solo to play and because the solo lines in it are a great example to use for teaching how to play fast intricate lines, I create a new video showing my progress but also giving you an in-depth lesson on how to learn very fast solo lines! Enjoy!

Mike Deiure Plays Some Piano

So I got started in music not on guitar but Piano! I played from 2nd grade all the way up until college. I learned a really cool tune by Yanni called “Marching Season” and in this video I make an attempt at playing it for you. Keep in mind I have not played in awhile so my chops were pretty stale. I had access to a really nice keyboard while a band I was working with had their gear in my studio. So check it out….

How To Choose The Right Amp For Your Electric Guitar

Students who are just starting to learn guitar often ask me “What is a good guitar amp to buy”? This usually comes right after the initial question of “what is a good guitar to buy”? My answer to the second question is much simpler than the first. I always tell people to buy the guitar that inspires them the most that is within their price range. When it comes to amps however, you should put a little more thought into deciding what is right for you. Hopefully the rest of this article will give you some insight on how to…

What Kind of Guitar Should I Buy?

By: Mike Deiure This is certainly one of the most common questions that I hear from people who are interested in learning to play the guitar. My answer to this is simple but I will go into detail so that you can make a well-informed decision when it comes time to pick up your first axe. So the quick and easy answer is……. “Buy a guitar that is going to make you want to Play and Practice!” This sounds simple enough and to be honest, it is as easy as it sounds. Now let me elaborate on this idea and…