In today’s video, I’ll be showing you: Not only the full and complete/traditional version and fingerings of the super popular G Major chord… But also some easier variations as well because I know the full version can be tough when you’re just starting out. The key here is to find the version that best suits […]
For a video version of this post, check out “The Easy Way To Learn Your Guitar String Names” Memory is such an interesting thing. Some people seem to have a naturally good memory, and some of us, well, don’t! I don’t know about you, but I have a really hard time remembering things. When I […]
Click here to check out the video post for how to cut down on fret buzz. Sometimes it seems like no matter how hard you press down on a note, it just doesn’t make that solid, clean sound you want. Instead it sounds “buzzy”, or maybe it doesn’t even make any note at all and […]
One of the very first challenges you’ll definitely come across as a beginning guitarist is learning the names of your guitar strings. In this video we’ll talk about a really simple way of learning, and remembering, all those notes in the order that you need to know them in.
One of the most important skills you can have as a musician is to read music. Most people aren’t naturally able to play by ear, so most song learning will either come from someone showing them how to play it, or by them reading the music notes for it. Unfortunately, learning to read guitar notation, […]
As easy as it may seem to figure out how to hold a guitar, it’s usually only a matter of time before we start developing bad habits that pull us away from that natural guitar holding position. Now, I should confess that I’ve been guilty of every one of these mistakes at some point or […]
We’ve finally come to the last post in this series about a few basic things that beginning guitarists should know about bends. So let’s do a quick recap of everything we’ve talked about so far. You should be using your thumb as leverage, or an anchor point, to help distribute the work load more evenly […]
Last time we talked about using your thumb as an anchor point and squeezing your hand together to more evenly distribute the work load when you bend. In the same way, the tip I’ll be giving you today will also help to better evenly distribute the work load, but this time, not from your thumb […]
Whether you play acoustic or electric (or both), one trick that really seems to win a listener over is a good bend or two. Just remember that like any other flashy or fancy trick, using these in moderation is the key. Too many bends can be obnoxious, but used sparingly, bends can add a lot […]
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