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What Vintage Guitars Can Teach You

What Vintage Guitars Can Teach You

Andy | June 28, 2018 | 0 Comments

What Vintage Guitars Can Teach You Sometimes, becoming a better guitar player isn’t all about practice time or techniques. Sometimes, it’s about what kind of guitar you’re playing. For me, one of the biggest learning opportunities for guitarists at any skill level comes from old, beat-up and worn-out vintage guitars. But what is it that […]

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String Skipping and Tapping.

String Skipping and Tapping.

Andy | June 20, 2018 | 0 Comments

Speed, String Skipping, and Tapping. Learn to Tackle Stone Mob’s Guaranteed Solo by John LeMarr The guitar solo in Stone Mob’s rollicking “Guaranteed (Betty)” is a tour deforce of blazing speed and difficult techniques including string skipping and tapping. Guitarist Blaine Kaltman is known for his wild yet super technical style and this solo is […]

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5 Common Practice Routine Problems – And How to Solve Them

5 Common Practice Routine Problems – And How to Solve Them

Andy | April 9, 2018 | 0 Comments

5 Common Practice Routine Problems – And How to Solve Them 1) Not Having One At All! There are two types of guitarists in this world – those who have a practice routine, and those who need a practice routine. Repeated, regulated practice is vital in improving your skill level at absolutely anything, from sports […]

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Guitar practice tips for beginners

Guitar practice tips for beginners

Andy | April 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

Introduction: Guitar practice tips for beginners The guitar is a noble instrument that has been around for quite some time. Even though it gained a massive boost in popularity during the past few centuries, it was first used by native Egyptian tribes, and being a “guitarist” in those days was considered as a great honor. […]

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How To Play Jazz Guitar For Beginners

How To Play Jazz Guitar For Beginners

Andy | April 5, 2018 | 0 Comments

In this lesson, we will go over a few basic things to get you started on your journey to play jazz guitar. But before we get started, in order to save time, I’m going to ask that you do a bit of homework. This lesson will require you to know some very basic theory; rhythmic […]

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Guitar Shapes and Sizes. The Shape Of Things

Guitar Shapes and Sizes. The Shape Of Things

Andy | March 19, 2018 | 1 Comment

Guitar Shapes and Sizes. The Shape Of Things: Aesthetics, comfort, voice, ergonomics; These are a few words that describe the importance of a guitar’s body shape to the player. For the beginner guitarist, there is no point of reference, and so most people shopping for their first guitar don’t have a strong opinion about the […]

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10 Musical Instruments That Sound Great With Your Guitar

10 Musical Instruments That Sound Great With Your Guitar

Andy | March 19, 2018 | 0 Comments

The guitar is arguably one of the coolest inventions to ever have graced the Earth, coming through the hands of Man. Why? Let us try and speculate. First, you have to agree to go on appearances and admit that whoever carries it automatically becomes a hundred times more appealing. If they play it and well, […]

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2. Lyin Eyes

2. Lyin Eyes

Andy | February 6, 2018 | 0 Comments

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Guitar Frets. What difference does shape and size make?

Guitar Frets. What difference does shape and size make?

Andy | December 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

“My guitar is only 2 years old and already needs a re-fret”. I have heard this complaint many times. Why do some guitar frets last longer than others? There are many variables. Some fret wire is softer than others, some players are heavy handed. Some cases put excessive pressure on the frets. Some people drop […]

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Sister Golden Hair. America. Easy Guitar Songs

Sister Golden Hair. America. Easy Guitar Songs

Andy | December 7, 2017 | 3 Comments

Sister Golden Hair. America. Easy Guitar Songs. On first listen, this sounds like a very easy song to master, but listen carefully and you will hear a few chords that do not quite sound “standard.” Andy found this out when working out the track and it became quite obvious that a “normal” major or minor […]

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