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Purple Haze

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If you are a rock music fan and want to spend some great time with your friends, listening to live music, then you will definitely love to be at Purple Haze Rock Bar. Purple Haze Bar is opened daily at 3 pm Friday offering a great mix of entertainment and excellent food at a reasonable price. With a unique, laid back atmosphere and friendly people to meet, Purple Haze Bar is perfect for a night out with your friends. Good ambiance, with lots of crowd who loves hard music and many head banger’s will make you feel like you are at a concert.

The stage here in Purple Haze Bar is facilitated with great sound system and is set high so that everyone gets a good view of the performers. The majority of the crowd like to gather on the floor,dance with some head bangs and feel the excitement from the very platform. With that said, the Rock Bar has  a capacity to accommodate over 200 people and is also the biggest live music bar in Kathmandu.

The feeling you have when you are here is just breath…

Tone: The best Music Store in town.

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Tone Music Store is one of the best music stores in the Valley. It is located in the third floor of Civil mall and is open everyday from 10 in the morning to 7 in the evening.



There are quite a few things that add up to the popularity of this music place. One of the best things would be it being the authorized dealer of LANEY ,DEAN ,STAGG, DDRUM. Apart from this, the place also sells products from other international music brands. Although the place sells all kinds of music products, the place’s specialty is about guitars, guitar amplifiers, drums and keyboards.
Another great thing about the place is that it has its own music institute, that is Tone Music School. If you want to buy and learn the guitar you don’t have to wander elsewhere, you can always register for the music school at the Music Store itself. And by the way the music schools are at Jawalakhel and Lazimpat.

Access to good music instruments and products is not that easy in Nepal. You hardly get the right instrument that …

Kaleidoscope: A music academy in Nepal

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Kaleidoscope Music Academy is one of the best places to go in the town if you feel like pursuing your musical journey. Started in the year 1990 B.S., the academy has got a great reputation as one of the best music academy in Kathmandu. The academy teaches different musical instruments like Guitar, Bass guitar, Drums, Keyboard, Tabla and Harmonium, along with Vocal classes for singers. With the academy running classes from 8 in the morning to 6 in the evening the academy has helped many aspiring musicians to learn the magnificent art of music.

The academy has a clear vision for its pupils. According to the academy, the college was established to serve the music lovers to develop their skill in music by learning to read and play the music. The academy has been working hard to develop the talent of their pupils making them experience more and gain more knowledge of all aspect of good music. The academy believes that this knowledge, which the students acquire in their time in the academy …

Reasons You Should Learn to Play Ukulele

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The Ukelele, a little instrument, popular in the 1920s, is making a comeback worldwide. Here’s why every college student should learn to play the ukulele before or even after they learn to play the guitar.




1) Ease of learning:

You don’t have to be a music major to pick up the ukulele—you don’t even have to be able to read sheet music. A uke has four strings, whereas a guitar has six, so the chord shapes are much easier. Add that to the fact that ukuleles have soft nylon strings as opposed to steel guitar strings and you’ve got an awesome instrument that won’t make you contort your fingers into super weird shapes or give you calluses.

2) It's Cheap:

Once you buy your first ukulele, you may find yourself starting a collection. Top quality, customized ukes sell for thousands of dollars, but you can pick up a basic one for as little as $20. And if there’s anything college students love, it’s a bargain.

3) Worldwide community:

Ukulele players and their instruments are everywhere. You ne…

The Genius of John Mayer

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John Clayton Mayer is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. He is a blue's guitarist at heart. Though Mayer started his career mainly performing acoustic rock, he began moving towards the blues genre that had originally influenced him as a musician. I started listening to Mayer fairly late in my life so far. It's only been a few years but those few years was enough for him to influence my musical taste drastically. The guy truly is a genius.

Eric Clapton: “John Mayer is phenomenal. I don't think so he knows how good he really is.”



He is a phenomenal guitar player. He breathes blues! He has collaborated with the guitar Gods. Eric Clapton, B.B King, Buddy Guy etc. I mean, getting such high praise from someone like Eric Clapton speaks volumes.
He is an amazing live artist. His live versions are more intense, more musically deep and his voice has a completely different aura. He stands out from the crowd of modern musicians in this regard. His rendition of &quo…

Les Paul or Stratocaster: Which Guitar Is Right for You?

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Ask the average person to describe or sketch an electric guitar and chances are they’ll come up with something that resembles either a Fender Stratocaster or Gibson Les Paul. These two guitars are imprinted on our collective consciousness for good reason.

Ever since their introductions in the 1950s, the Strat and the LP have largely ruled the electric guitar roost. Both offered revolutionary improvements in both playability and sonic performance. Each is a completely different and much-copied design; their tone and playing feel completely distinct.



Here’s a list of those differences:

Scale length

A big difference between the Stratocaster and the Les Paul is their scale length—the length of the strings measured from the nut to the bridge. The Les Paul is 24.75 inches versus the Stratocaster’s longer 25.5 inches. This has an impact on both sound and playability.

A longer scale length results in more space between the frets and greater string tension making it a little more challenging to …

Classical guitar vs Acoustic Guitar - Which one is right for you?

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Nylon String guitars vs. Steel String Acoustic

So you’ve decided to start playing guitar! First of all, congratulations, you’re about to embark on a rewarding musical journey that will undoubtedly change your life for the better – yes, guitar is that good! The journey begins at deciding what type of guitar you want to start with though, a tough decision! Of course you can start with any type of guitar, whether electric, acoustic or classical, and once you’ve learned the basics you can swap between all of them at your own pace, but today we’re going to be talking about the most common starting points for guitarists; acoustic and classical guitars. But which one is right for you?



The differences:

The fret board
The fret board of a classical guitar is a lot wider than that of an acoustic and quite often classical guitars will not have inlays along the fingerboard.

Strings
First of all, let’s clear something – both these guitars are in fact acoustic guitars, except one uses nylon strings (cl…