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Happy New Year / A look back over 2016

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  Happy New Year from everyone at Dragonfly Studios! The team wish you every success moving into 2017. 2016 has certainly been a whirlwind of exciting musical projects at Dragonfly. Some of the artists who have worked at the studio in 2016 include: Gregg Kofi Brown (Osibisa), Paul Davis (Sugababes), Bradley Wool (Young Drummer of the […]

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New Music Night Event – 4th September – 8pm @ Ex-Serviceman’s & Social Club, Reigate

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New Music Night – 4th September 2015 – Ex-Serviceman’s & Social Club, Reigate Road, Reigate, RH2 7JZ Dragonfly Studios is proud to be in partnership with New Music Nights. This month, we are delighted to be hosting headlining act ‘Objayda’ http://www.objayda.co.uk/ (plus support acts including the talented Tom Huntley aka. ‘Lethargic Phoenix’.) Tom Huntley has […]

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New Music Fest – 30th May 2015 – Reigate Rugby Club

On Saturday 30th May Dragonfly Studios is supporting New Music Fest, a summer music festival organised by local charity New Music Nights. This is the second year of the event, held at Reigate Rugby Club, Colley Lane, Reigate. Last year it was a beautiful day with over 300 people and some great music. This year […]

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Dragonfly Studios / New Music Nights partnership

We are delighted to announce a new partnership between our two organisations. From today onwards Dragonfly Studios and New Music Nights in Reigate will be working closely together in order to give local musicians and performers the right platform to reach their aspirations. To launch this partnership, Tom will be performing at the Reigate Ex-Service […]

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Rod Stewart – She Makes Me Happy (Intermediate Guitar Tutorial)

Only a recent Rod Stewart fan, I thought I would take the opportunity to share a tutorial for one of my favourite songs off of his 2013 album ‘Time’. For me its all about the Bridge in this song – check it out! ‘She Makes Me Happy’ from a guitarist point of view requires tight […]

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Oasis – Wonderwall (Guitar Tutorial)

So today we are going to look at Oasis’ classic ‘Wonderwall’. Every guitarist is just expected to know how to play this so I felt it was about time we covered it. The best tab that I could find for this song (courtesy of ultimate-guitar.com) is here: http://tabs.ultimate-guitar.com/o/oasis/wonderwall_ver4_tab.htm Once you have the chord shapes down […]

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Guitar Tutorial – Joe Bonamassa “My Mistake”

Hi, Tom here with another guitar tutorial. Today, I want to have a look at the opening track of Joe Bonamassa’s ‘So It’s Like That’ album called “My Mistake”. I love the acoustic sound on this track in particular – perhaps slightly too scooped at 300hz but that just adds to the whole ‘rock preset’ […]

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Shinedown – Second Chance (guitar tutorial)

Hi guys, Tom here again with another guitar tutorial. ‘Second Chance’ by Shinedown is an excellent song to learn for intermediate level guitarists. With some memorable melodies and interesting chord progressions it requires good groove, precise hand-to-hand coordination and musical feel. To start with you will need a capo (on the 3rd fret) for this […]

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Ed Sheeran – Thinking Out Loud (Tutorial)

So, I always get asked: “Tom, how do I play ‘Thinking Out Loud’ on the guitar? Well, today we’re going to try and answer that question! First of all you’re going to want to check out a recent acoustic session Ed did on YouTube. This video is really useful as you can actually see what the […]

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