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12 Random Objects That a Guitar Player Can Use at a Gig Instead of a Slide

What do you do if you can’t find your trusty slide at a gig?

Believe it or not, there are several items that can be found at a bar, club, or restaurant that can serve the same purpose as a guitar slide.

Source: 12 Random Objects That a Guitar Player Can Use at a Gig Instead of a Slide

NB: This article is for all my guitarist mates out there 🙂

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Jetstar expands their musician-friendly baggage policy | The Music Network

Any touring musician knows that one of the very worst aspects (aside from the lukewarm, 2am truck-stop pies) is having to check your outrageously expensive musical instrument, then rattle nervously through a flight wondering if that twenty-thousand-dollar violin that is vital to your income is bouncing around the luggage compartment, on its way to a different city, or lost forever.

via Jetstar expands their musician-friendly baggage policy | The Music Network.

NB: AWESOME! I wonder if Qantas and Virgin will follow suit?

Study Finds Wielding A Guitar Doubles Men’s Chances Of Scoring A Date

The longstanding belief that chicks dig musicians has now become scientific theory thanks to a new French study proving girls are twice as likely to give their number to a man carrying a guitar case.

via Study Finds Wielding A Guitar Doubles Men’s Chances Of Scoring A Date – Music News, Reviews, Interviews and Culture – Music Feeds.

NB: Now THAT is cool 🙂