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Laura B. Whitmore’s Columns on Women in Music


September 2015: What Women Want (When They Visit a Music Retailer That Is!)

January 2016: 10 Reasons Not to Miss the She Rocks Awards
December 2015: How to Respond to Sexism in the Music Industry
November 2015: Confessions of a Music Industry Feminist
October 2015: Too Pretty to Play Guitar?
September 2015: We’ve Got This
August 2015: 7 Invaluable Tips for Moms in the Music Biz
July 2015: What Are We So Afraid Of?
June 2015: What Can YOU Do To Encourage More Female Musicians?
May 2015: The Power of Nice
April 2015: Ladies, Just Ask
March 2015: A Woman in her 50s in the Music Biz
February 2015: A Trade Show from a Female Perspective
January 2015: She Rocks. We Rock.

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As Editor of

Kaki King ‘The Neck is a Bridge to the Body’ Video Interview
Sweet Acoustic Gear for Your Valentine
International Guitar Night’s Fiery Acoustic Extravaganza – Show Review
12 PR Tips for Musicians, Music Companies and Just About Everyone!
Show Review: Tommy Emmanuel at BB King’s Blues Club
12 Brilliant Acoustic Guitars for Under $500
Capo Basics


Keith Emerson

Hundreds of artist interviews and editorial:

Keith Emerson
Herbie Hancock
Paul Gilbert
Jared Scharff (Saturday Night Live)
Scott Rockenfeld of Queensryche
Michael Bishop
Joel Kosche of Collective Soul
Sharon Isbin
Ben Bruce (Asking Alexandria)
and many more…

Tuning Tips


Interviews for Taylor Guitars “Step Forward” Campaign



Hundreds of product-focused articles and product descriptions:

– Is It Time to Upgrade Your Acoustic Guitar?
– 9 Great Guitar Accessories You Should Try
– Tuning Tips for Banjo, Ukelele, Fiddle and Mandolin
– Do Try This at Home: Get Your Soft Synths Out of the Box!
– PX5D: Record Right Now!
– Taper Tips
– Pro Tools for Music Educators
– Virtual Pianos Offer Real Recording Solutions
– Sample Your World

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Original articles on

-First Listen: Matt Nathanson’s ‘Last of the Great Pretenders’
-The Top 10 Hot Male Guitarists, 2013 Edition
-Interview with Emma Anzai (Sick Puppies)
-Interview with Greta Gaines
-Interview with Jeff McDonald (Redd Kross)
-Interview with Serena Ryder
-Interview with Sharon Aguilar
-SXSW Report: Top Moments from SXSW 2013
-Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know, Part 6
-Interview with Orianthi
-Show Review: Trixie Whitley
-Interview with Danielia Cotton
-Interview with Jessie Murphy
-Interview with Rosie Flores
-Crowd Funding 101: What Every Musician Needs for a Successful Campaign
-Interview: with Kaki King
-Plugging In: The One Where I Play Live On TV
Interview with Michelle Malone
Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know, Part 5
Interview with Amani Duncan of Martin Guitars
Interview with Lianne La Havas
Websites 101: Elements Every Band Website Should Have
Exposed: Ten Female Guitarists Your Should Know, Part 4
-Interview with Lzzy Hale of Halestorm
Top Hot Male Guitar Players for 2012
Interview Laura Wilde: A Walk on the Wilde Side
Plugging In Episode 4: The One Where I Kick Ass Live on Electric Guitar
The Women’s Music Summit: Why We Need One!
Interview with Maggie Bjorklund
Plugging In Episode 3: The One Where I get a Killer Tube Amp
Interview with Lydia Loveless
Interview with Stefanie Drootin
Interview with Megan Reilly
Interview with Rory Block
SXSW report 2012
-Plugging in Episode 2: The One Where I Record with Electric Guitar for the First Time
-Plugging In Episode 1: The One Where I Pick Up an Electric Guitar
-Interview with Malina Moye
Interview: Gabriela Quintero of Rodrigo y Gabriela
Interview: Ani DiFranco
Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know, Part 3
Beauty and the Bass: Eight Great Female Bass Players
Interview with Shelby Lynne
Cover Girls: A Satisfying Six-Pack of All-Female Tribute Bands
Stylish Guitar Accessories are Hard to Find
Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know, Part 2
Sharon Isbin Introduces “Guitar Passions”
Guitar Center Respects The Ladies
– Blues Guitarist Ana Popovic
– Mimi Fox: Queen of Jazz Guitar
– Nili Brosh: Tony MacAlpine’s Latest Weapon
Exposed: 10 Female Guitarists You Should Know
Girls Rock Camp: All Play, No Hassle
Interview: Bridgid Bibbens
– Interview with Kristen Capolino
– Interview with Anita Robinson from Viva Voce
– Guitar Girl’d: How does Dolly Parton play with those long fingernails?
– Interview with Mamie Minch, Blues Guitarist and Technician at RetroFret
– The Guitar Girl’d Top 10 Hot Male Guitar Players
Interview with Katrina Johansson
Guitars for Girls: Finding The Perfect Fit!
Interview with Frankie Whyte

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