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Guitar practice tips for beginners

Guitar practice tips for beginners

Andy | October 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Introduction 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. Nowadays, we have millions and […]

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Brown Eyed Girl guitar lesson. By Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl guitar lesson. By Van Morrison

Andy | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brown Eyed Girl Guitar Lesson. Brown Eyed Girl. Song Background If you ask anyone to name a Van Morrison song, you can bet your bottom dollar most people would say Brown Eyed Girl. The iconic intro (using double-stops) along with the unforgettable melody and sublime lyrics, make this a must learn easy guitar song. Brown Eyed […]

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Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs. Part 2

Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs. Part 2

Andy | August 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

Welcome to Part 2 in our Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs mini series. Video Session 1: Tom Petty, Mary Jane’s Last Dance. Guitar solo lesson. A great session for practicing your bends and double stops. Video Session 2: Tom Petty, Refugee. You can learn this complete song and jam with my full band when […]

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Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs. Part 1

Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs. Part 1

Andy | July 25, 2017 | 0 Comments

In this mini series of lessons we’re looking at Tom Petty Guitar Songs and Riffs. Video Session 1: Tom Petty, Won’t Back Down With classic Tom Petty awesome simplicity, you can create a great rhythm and melody, with just a few simple open chords. Video Session 2: Tom Petty; Runnin’ Down A Dream, Learning To […]

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You Can’t Do That, The Beatles. Guitar Riff

You Can’t Do That, The Beatles. Guitar Riff

Andy | June 28, 2017 | 1 Comment

? You Can’t Do That. The Beatles So now to combine the intro, one of the verse chords and associated rhythm pattern, along with the ending for this Beatles classic. Allegedly, this song was going to be released as a single when Paul McCartney presented his new tune, “Can’t Buy Me Love”, to the rest […]

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You Can’t Do That. The Beatles

You Can’t Do That. The Beatles

Andy | June 28, 2017 | 0 Comments

You Can’t Do That. The Beatles So now to combine the intro, one of the verse chords and associated rhythm pattern, along with the ending for this Beatles classic. Allegedly, this song was going to be released as a single when Paul McCartney presented his new tune, “Can’t Buy Me Love”, to the rest of […]

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Ear Training. Will it make you a better guitarist?

Ear Training. Will it make you a better guitarist?

Andy | June 8, 2017 | 1 Comment

How can a wearable device train your brain to become a better guitarist? According to the ‘Making Music’ research report by the ABRSM, UK’s largest music education body, there are 17.2 million adults in the UK currently playing an instrument. However only 5% currently have any form of lessons. If you are a guitar player, […]

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Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure.

Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure.

Andy | May 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure. “Boys Don’t Cry” is a song by English rock band the Cure. It was released in the UK as a stand-alone single in June 1979, and was included as the title track on Boys Don’t Cry, the American equivalent to Three Imaginary Boys. Here’s another great pick-up routine using both […]

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Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure. Guitar Riff

Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure. Guitar Riff

Andy | May 23, 2017 | 1 Comment

Boys Don’t Cry, The Cure. Guitar Riff “Boys Don’t Cry” is a song by English rock band the Cure. It was released in the UK as a stand-alone single in June 1979, and was included as the title track on Boys Don’t Cry, the American equivalent to Three Imaginary Boys. Here’s another great pick-up routine […]

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Down In The Tube Station At Midnight. Guitar Riff

Down In The Tube Station At Midnight. Guitar Riff

Andy | May 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

Down In The Tube Station At Midnight. Guitar Riff. A bit off the wall, but Andy has wanted to teach this for years, even though it’s a bass line! So, apart from having to play the lines one octave up, it will still sound great as you will use your fretting hand to stop the […]

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Journey 4. Week 1. Training

Journey 4. Week 1. Training

Andy | April 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

Week 1: Video 2 – Core Training In this session we’re going to not only work on playing the chords and transitioning between chords, but also learning them in the right sequence in line with the song structure. We will be using a basic strum pattern so you can feel your way gently into the […]

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James Bond 007 Guitar Riff

James Bond 007 Guitar Riff

Andy | April 12, 2017 | 0 Comments

James Bond 007 Guitar Riff. What better than to pretend you are the coolest secret service agent on the planet (who can also play guitar) by learning the classic James Bond Theme that is synonymous with all of these films. Once you have played the opening chord and sultry beginning piece, the main riff will […]

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James Bond Theme Guitar Riff

James Bond Theme Guitar Riff

Andy | April 12, 2017 | 3 Comments

James Bond Theme Guitar Riff. Monty Norman has been credited with writing the “James Bond Theme”, and has received royalties from it since 1962. For Dr. No, the tune was arranged by John Barry, who went on to compose the soundtracks for eleven James Bond films. The theme tune was originally played by English guitarist, Victor Harold “Vic” […]

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Shredding and the Phrygian mode

Shredding and the Phrygian mode

Andy | April 6, 2017 | 1 Comment

Shredding and the Phrygian mode. A tasty neo-classical run by Stone Mob’s guitarist Blaine “Shred Master General” Kaltman If you type “Shredding” as a Google search, two definitions for this verb will appear at the top of your screen. 1. To tear or cut into shreds. 2. To play a very fast intricate style of […]

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