Podcast Episode #28 Do you know how to learn a song by ear? podcast May 14, 2024
 

In this month’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Do you use a tone-guard for your mandolin? Why or why not?
  • Do you know how to learn a song by ear? If so, how did you acquire this skill?
  • Magnus’s new lesson release for the Martin Taylor Jazz lick
  • Guitar Club:...
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Podcast Episode #27 The most frustrating things you’ve had to overcome in music? podcast Apr 18, 2024
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • What is one of the most frustrating things you’ve had to overcome in music and how did you do it
  • What does your practice routine look like right now?
  • What type of pick do you prefer and why?
  • Magnus's new lesson for...
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Podcast Episode #26 What are your tips for learning music by ear? podcast Jan 25, 2024
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Do you have music goals for the New Year?
  • What are your tips for learning music by ear?
  • Do you play other mandolin family instruments? (Octave mandolin, mandola, mandocello, etc.) 

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Podcast Episode #25 What is your proudest moment as a mandolin player? podcast Sep 08, 2023
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • What is your proudest moment as a mandolin player?
  • Do you ever take breaks from playing music? For how long?
  • Magnus's new album “Nordic Symphonic”
  • Hayes teaching experience at “Steve Kaufman’s...
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Podcast Episode #24 What instrument pair best with the mandolin?  podcast Jun 04, 2023
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • What mandolin music are you listening to these days?
  • Does your instrument need a setup now that the weather is warmer?
  • New lesson with Nordic Folk Music, Vals efter Pål Karl
  • Hayes’ new album release with...
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Podcast Episode #23 How well do you know your mandolin fretboard?  podcast Apr 21, 2023
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • How well do you know your mandolin fretboard?
  • Do you have any fun musical plans now that spring is here?
  •  Mandolin Fretboard Webinar and Fretboard Success Program
  • DJANGOLOGY, new lesson
  • The travel vs music ration for...
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Podcast Episode #22 What are your music goals for the New Year? podcast Jan 26, 2023
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • What are your music goals for the New Year?
  • Let us know what you're practicing right now!
  • Guitar Club Transition

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Podcast Episode #21 What got you to pick up the mandolin the first time? podcast Dec 08, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing: 

  • What got you to pick up the mandolin the first time? 
  • Is music a social activity for you? Or do you just play by/for yourself? 

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Podcast Episode #20 What gear and software do you use for recording? podcast Oct 21, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Do you use a rounded pick or one with more of a point?
  • What are the top 3 qualities of your favorite musician?
  • Do you record yourself practicing or playing? What gear and/or software do you use?
  • Gear, software and...
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Podcast Episode #19 Magnus and Hayes Reunion podcast Sep 09, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

Hayes’ and Magnus’ reunion after 7 years! Highlights include:

  • Swedish Midsummer
  • Torsåker Bluegrass Festival and Jimmy Sunnebrandt
  • Red Diamond Mandolins
  • Bingjsö Stämman
  • Ondra Kozak

 

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Podcast Episode #18 What´s the worst musical advice? podcast Aug 19, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

•   Take aways from the music-summer so far.

•   What is your favorite instrument that you own?

•   What's the worst musical advice you were ever given?

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Podcast Episode #17 How to play swing rhythm? podcast May 27, 2022
 

In this week’s episode, Magnus and Hayes are discussing:

  • Hayes' upcoming Western Swing Rhythm Guitar Webinar
  • Do you teach mandolin or guitar? Tell us your #1 tip for folks trying to learn!
  • What mental tools do you rely on for improvisation? Arpeggios? Scales? Sounds inside your...
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