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String Bending. Dire Straits Riff

String Bending. Dire Straits Riff

| July 26, 2014

String Bending. Dire Straits Riff If you want to play and sound like your rock guitarist heroes, then you will need to learn the art of String Bending. It’s a technique all the top players use to add colour and emotion to their solos in the genres of blues, rock, jazz, country and pop music. String Bending is achieved by moving a held down string with […]

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Beginners Strumming: The Beatles I Should Have Known Better

Beginners Strumming: The Beatles I Should Have Known Better

| July 26, 2014

The Beatles, I Should Have Known Better; This is a beginner level strumming session with just 2 chords, the G Major and D Major. Introduction Practice

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Guitarist Nils Lofgren. Interview Part 1

Guitarist Nils Lofgren. Interview Part 1

| July 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

Guitarist Nils Lofgren Nils Lofgren Guitar School: The Origins:  Guitarist Nils Lofgren, usually thought of as an ace sideman for Neil Young and Bruce Springsteen (he’s currently on tour with The Boss and the newly-expanded 18-piece E Street Band), as well as a successful solo artist in his own right, has been offering online guitar lessons from his website, www.nilslofgren.com, for nearly […]

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The Eagles Lyin Eyes

The Eagles Lyin Eyes

| July 24, 2014

The Eagles Lyin Eyes Introduction Practice So you can now learn the introduction to Lyin’ Eyes by The Eagles. Andy shows you a simple strumming pattern using some open chords, but a slightly more challenging chord change. Chords used The first one is a G Major. It is made up of the top E-string 3rd fret which is […]

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Your First Guitar

Your First Guitar

| July 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Buying Your First Guitar Every guitarist remembers their first guitar. Some look back with horror and disbelief, while others recall their introductory instrument with fondness, regardless of its quality Most wish they knew back then what they know now. For this reason, it’s a good idea to seek a bit of expert advice on the […]

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App Of The Month: Guitar Toolkit

App Of The Month: Guitar Toolkit

| July 24, 2014 | 1 Comment

  Since the launch of Apple’s iOS and the release of the iPad and iPhone there have been hundreds upon hundreds of apps that have claimed to be a cut above the rest in terms of what they can offer, how they can offer it and at what price it can be offered.  In this monthly article I aim to bring these […]

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