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Guitarist P.W. Mallory started with video games

"I came to a point where I was just tired of pretending to do it, and decided to look more into actually learning," P.W. Mallory says of progressing from video game guitaring to playing for real.
"I came to a point where I was just tired of pretending to do it, and decided to look more into actually learning," P.W. Mallory says of progressing from video game guitaring to playing for real.
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P.W. Mallory may be in the vanguard of a new phenomenon in music — guitarists who picked up the instrument after playing the video games Rock Band and Guitar Hero.

In these games, users simulate playing guitar by pressing buttons on plastic, guitar-shaped controllers in time to corresponding directions on the screen. For Mallory, a lifelong music lover who had already attempted to pick up the guitar a few times before, the game provided ...

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