Author: michael socarras

Ever Feel Like Your Losing Grasp of Your Dream?

“DREAM IN MY GUT” WHEN I SAW THAT LOOK IN HIS EYE A STRENGTH CAME THROUGH MY BONES WHEN I SAW THAT UNBRIDLED CONFIDENCE I KNEW… THE MUSIC SOUNDED AND I GOT UP AFTER LOOKING ALL DAY FOR A WAY OUT THERE IT CAME OUT OF NOWHERE… FLAPPING ITS WINGS, FLUTTERING IN THE AIR LETTING ME KNOW IT WAS STILL THERE, THE DREAM IN MY GUT IT SMELLED LIKE A COOL BREEZE TASTED LIKE VICTORY By: Mike Socarras Do you have a dream in YOUR Gut?   Go After it. Peter Clarkson   Check out other poems...

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You’re Never too Old to be a Real Guitar Hero and Heres Why

You might be thinking, “I’m just too old I’m never going to be better at guitar, I started when I was 40.” Or maybe you’re in your 50s or 60s or 70s and that you’re just not young enough. Well this is absolutely not true at all. Heres why. You need to have realistic expectations. Thinking that you will be the next Jimi Hendrix when you’re starting to play guitar at the age of 40 or older is probably unrealistic but it doesnt mean you can’t have a whole helluva lot of fun playing guitar. Thinking like that will probably get...

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My All Time Favorite Books and How They Will Kick Your Ass into Massive Action…Guaranteed

THE 5 BEST.. MOST BADASS BOOKS… YOU COULD EVER READ (if you’re like me). Of course this won’t suit everyone but I guarantee it will do wonders for some of you. If it helps one person then I feel I’ve done my job. Hopefully it inspires more of you. Feel free to add your own lists in the comments section! I’ve been reading ever since 2000 and nigh. Information gets me high. Read on for some great books.   OKAY HERE WE GO:   THE WAR OF ART – by Steven Pressfield – my number one favorite book of...

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How to Write the Chords for a Song on Guitar in 20 Minutes or Less

This is an article about writing Harmony. (The Chords)..for GUITAR. It would take much more to write a song with a bass line, melody, vocals and other instruments. So that being said..Lets get started.   Im gonna make this ASAP. “As Simple As Possible.” Pick a key. Or a chord on your guitar. Figure out the key. If you cannot do this or dont know how…START HERE. Start with that chord as your root. Move around the neck with other chords and single notes. If you like come up with a riff or a groove on your guitar. If you...

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How to Be A Badass Rhythm Guitar Player In a Few Minutes A Day

How to Be A Badass Rhythm Guitar Player In a Few Minutes A Day So you want to be a badass rhythm player. What does a badass rhythm guitar player know? What does he do? What does he do with what he knows? This is key. These are questions you should ask yourself every time you go and practice rhythm. So what does the rhythm guitar player actually do? He plays the chords mostly, sometimes riffs, sometimes grooves. What do they know? Lots of rhythm players dont know JACK SHIT. But as Phil Anselmo says: “Yesterday Don’t Mean Jack...

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DEBUT ALBUM – CLICK TO LISTEN

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Debut Release from Mike Socarras. A Hard Rock and Heavy Metal compilation. All songs written and performed by Mike Socarras.

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