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Wishing You A Happy and Delightful Diwali 2013

Photo by Sukruth Rao photography A very Happy and Delightful Diwali to all the readers of AbhiGuitar. Take a break from Guitar and get together with family to celebrate the festival of lights. Eat lots of sweets, clean your home and don't fire too many crackers. Festival season is upon us, enjoy it to the max. Happy Diwali! :D
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AbhiGuitar Redesigned – Clean and Responsive Look

I am excited to announce a complete redesign of the blog. The new theme is a lot cleaner and responsive. Various categories are highlighted using different colors. Thanks to the new CloudFlare CDN, the site will load faster. Over the next few days, there will be slight tweaks to the design as part of finishing touches. I am also looking to improve the way chords and tabs are displayed on the blog for each song. Hope you enjoy the blog in its new avatar!
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AbhinavSonkar.com is now AbhiGuitar.com

It's been a long while since I last updated the website. But I am back with a new avatar! As some of you must have noticed, the domain name of the website has changed. In my efforts to re-brand and re-launch the website, it has moved from to This change will help me develop a more community based website where everyone can come together to learn and share. There are lots more changes coming up. And also, many new songs! So, if your guitar has been lying in a corner gathering dust, it is time to clean it and start strumming!
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Bike Trip to the Heavenly Roof of the World – Leh, Laddakh

Hello everybody, Regular readers would have noticed that the blog hasn't been updated for quite some time now. And there is a reason for that which I would like to share with everybody. Since past few weeks, I have been planning a bike trip to one of the most beautiful and dangerous locations on Earth - Leh / Laddakh - Heaven for bikers. After lots of researching and planning, I am glad to tell you all that everything is in place and I, with one of my office mates, will be embarking on this grand trip from tomorrow, , 24th June, 2010. The itinerary for the trip is as follows: 24th June, Day 00 - Reaching Delhi by flight from…
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Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Teaser Video Released

Warner Brothers have released a teaser video of the the final installment of the movie in the Harry Potter Series. Take a look! It's small but mindblowing ! Hope November 2010 arrives soon ! I am a big fan of Harry Potter and can't resist following it even when there are no movies or books to follow ! :)
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Wishing You A Colorful and Enlightening Diwali 2009!

I would like to wish all my readers a very Happy and Delightful Diwali! Photo by celinamahek This Diwali, enlighten yourself and everyone around you, eat more (and more) sweets, don't sleep in the afternoon, fire a few crackers, send Diwali messages to near & dear ones (including your boss!), go to your terrace at night and discover the scenic beauty of lights around you and finally, impress the next-door girl with your new dress! HAPPY DIWALI !
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Which Guitar Technique did you Find Most Difficult to Learn? [POLL]

With the results of last poll out, it is time for the next poll! Through this poll we are trying to find out what technique do students find more difficult while starting out with a guitar? Is it chords, which require memorizing certain finger patterns and being able to change from one pattern to the another subconsciously. Or is it tabs / leads which require dexterity of fingers so that it moves smoothly among the frets? (more…)
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Acoustic Guitar Rules Over Electric [Poll Results]

Last Month, I ran a poll asking my readers about their favorite guitar type. The results are quite interesting and it really heartened me to see that people still prefer to start learning guitar with an acoustic version rather than an electric one. Acoustic Guitar clearly dominated with 254 of the 411 people opting for acoustic while 63 people chose electric guitar. 82 people are good with both acoustic as well as electric which is a positive sign. (more…)
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