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The Story of Feminist Punk in 33 Songs. By Vivien Goldman It’s punk, not spunk.

The Story of Feminist Punk in 33 Songs

So loaded towards males is the English language, though, that we may have to reinvent our whole vocabulary. Because some of the best words to describe our female punks are phallocentric: “spunky,” “ballsy.” Start calling us “cunts” or “pussies,” though, and it won’t go down so well. Why is a comparison to our vaginas not considered a compliment? Punk is now acknowledged as the global music of rebellion, alongside hip-hop and reggae. When I started writing in the rock press in the mid-1970s, girl musicians were so rare that, in what may have been the first Women in Rock article, I described a long-haired female guitarist as if she were a unicorn. Punk’s open door finally let in self-directed girl artists; in reality, many punkettes first learned to play on their boyfriends’ instruments. Free sheet music on

Music theory. Chords. La grande duchesse du Gerolstein.

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Untitled. Study Guide. What is the StudyBass Study Guide?

Study Guide

StudyBass' Study Guide makes your learning easier. Lessons are organized step-by-step, and build from one to the next. The Study Guide is organized like this: Bass Lessons: Each bass lesson covers a specific concept or bass-playing skill. (e.g. StudyBass Fundamentals One Beginning concepts for bass: beginning technique, music theory, notation, songs and exercises. Welcome new StudyBasser! In this StudyBass curriculum you will learn: A broad overview of music The role of the bass Essential beginning music theory Basic bass technique Reading music notation, bass tab and StudyBass AlphaTab Tips on practicing Simple bass note patterns used in most basslines Essential basic rhythm skills Beginning intervals Supporter StudyPack If you like the FREE LESSONS, you can help support StudyBass by buying the StudyPack for this curriculum. This StudyPack includes: Extended exercises run 3 minutes. Or, even better... Become a StudyBass Member!

How to Teach Yourself to Play Bass Guitar. <img alt="Image titled 558429 1" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn" onload="WH.performance.clearMarks('image1_rendered'); WH.performance.mark('image1_rendered');">1Familiarize yourself with the anatomy of the bass.

How to Teach Yourself to Play Bass Guitar

Identify the most important parts of the bass. <img alt="Image titled Teach Yourself to Play Bass Guitar Step 2" src=" width="728" height="546" class="whcdn">2Learn how to Tune-a-Bass-Guitar. Use a reference tone from a tuning device or a tuning fork to tune the bass. The bass is tuned (from above) E A D G where E is the lowest pitch and G is the highest pitch. Guitar Chords Chart. Piano Chord Dictionary. How to Read Piano Chords. Piano chords are made up of symbols that stand for 3 or more notes.

How to Read Piano Chords

So, to read piano chords, you just need to know the symbols and what notes they stand for. Most of the time the symbols are written the same way but some can be written differently depending on who’s doing the writing. Here’s a list of what the chords are called. We’ll use the key of C. (These are the most common chords you’ll come across). C ... Now, skip over this next part if you don’t know anything about key signatures. If you know key signatures and what “raising” and “lowering” a note means, (lowering means to put the note lower by one semi-tone), then you can build a chord. Here’s an example. Now that you understand a little bit more about chords, check out the video tutorial for a visual explanation. In order to read piano chords, you can continue on doing 1 of 3 things.

How to Read Tabs. Understanding Tablature Tab (or tablature) is a method of writing down music played on guitar, bass, drums etc.

How to Read Tabs

Instead of using symbols like in standard musical notation, it uses ordinary characters and numbers. Tablature is possibly the best way to learn music for those who don't know special music notation. Reading tabs is easy, you won't have to go through this lesson twice. Guitars usually have 6 strings (there are 7-string and 12-string guitars also, but we'll ignore them now). Now we are ready to move to tabs.

How to Read Tabs The first thing you will notice about tabs is that there are six lines.