The Three Beginner Fundamentals For Great Guitar Playing

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Anyone can play the guitar, may not everyone can play it to perfection. Besides, if you can’t play it at all, you’ve probably played an air guitar at some point. We all know how it is held and how it’s generally manipulated to produce sound. But if you’re going to really perfect the art of […]

Wanna Know Why Your Guitar Solos Fail To Please – We’ve Got The Answers

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A combination of creativity and structure lies at the core of the guitar. While the playing style may change based on the genre in question, fundamentally a guitar lends both soul and structure to a song. Most rock songs in particular become famous for their guitar solos which require an amazing amount of skill, personality, […]

The No-Fuss Guide to Playing the Fast Guitar

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For many that love strumming tunes, there’s only one better thing than playing their guitar, and that’s playing their guitar fast. How some rock-stars have butter-fingers may seem difficult to fathom, but with our little breakdown of tips and techniques, you’ll be on your way to being a fast-strummer too. Pace It! You know how […]

7 Guitar Playing Mistakes You Should Stop Making Right Now

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The guitar is probably the most sought after instrument, with its ability to create rock stars worthy of worship out of ordinary people, or so goes the dream. The sweet (or wild) sounds from the strings resonate with the sways and swings of all the beings listening to them. To keep it going requires smoothening […]

The Dummy’s Guide to Changing Guitar Strings

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If you are a guitarist or starting to be one, at some point, you would need to get comfortable with changing the strings on your guitar. While you can always continue to depend on the local guitar shop or your friend to do it for you, it would be better if you gain some skills […]

The Top 10 Tips To Playing Your Bass Guitar Terrifically

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Talk about any of the major genres of modern music – rock, metal, blues, country, R&B, hip-hop or reggae, the bass guitar brings in a unique flavor to songs and musical performances. Bass guitar is, well, a guitar, but is different. That the tone of bass is distinct with a unique feel can be made […]

Guitar Care And Maintenance – Giving Your Instrument The Best Care

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Guitar care and maintenance is very important if you are to enjoy its services for a long time. Not only will it ensure that you avoid the problems associated with a worn-out guitar that affects the quality of sound produced, it also ensures that your guitar looks as good as when you first bought it. […]

The Relationship Between The Guitar And The Piano

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The guitar and piano are instruments that are found all over the world and compared to other instruments, they are easily accessible. It is not uncommon to hear of a significant percentage of any given population that had an opportunity to learn either of these instruments, even if they did not master them. There is […]

The Little Known Secrets Of Playing Acoustic Guitar

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The guitar has gone through many developments and there are always new things going on in terms of innovation. The acoustic guitar has been on the more “traditional” side of guitar types, with its distinguishing features being the wood from which it is made and its strings. The electric guitar brought with it many new […]

A Crash Course on Sliding: A Legato Technique Master Guitarists Love

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‘Sliding’ is a unique and extremely popular legato technique and has equal significance for experienced guitarists and novices. Slides facilitate the effortless blending of two or more musical notes and aids in heightening guitar melody. Slides also enable your fingers to navigate seamlessly from one particular spot to another, while moving along the fret board. […]