October 2016 Playlist

Music, just because.

Here’s a playlist that was somewhat inspired by Halloween. Yes, I realize that it’s technically November now, but it wasn’t when this playlist was created, and there may be another one for November.

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The Benefits of Learning to Play Guitar (and why you should at least give it a try)

Let’s do this with good old-fashioned pros and cons lists!

Pros

  • It’s a guitar. Guitars are cool.
  • Learning a few basic chords really doesn’t take long, and all that practicing and repetition is a great meditative stress buster.
  • Because listening to music is great, but playing it is another way to enjoy it.
  • Yes, your fingertips will hurt for a while. But when they stop, those hardened calluses will make it so much easier to be a guitar playing badass. Chords become so much easier when the guitar stings aren’t sinking into your soft, untrained skin.

I've got blisters on my fingers

  • Because learning a new skill, even if it isn’t fully mastered, makes you a more well-rounded individual.

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