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It might seem obvious, but all string instruments have a set number of strings. The guitar – unlike the violin, viola, cello, contrabass, or otherwise – is somewhat of a [Click To Read More]
So, you’ve chosen to learn the guitar. One thing we know for sure about learning any instrument is that you must spend time in practice. If you don’t practice, you [Click To Read More]
If you’re reading this guide, it’s likely because you’re in the market for an acoustic guitar. And, you might be on a bit of a budget, in which case you’re [Click To Read More]
Looking for a great electric guitar? Not sure you want to spend a king’s ransom on a new axe? We get it. Money can be tight as a musician, and [Click To Read More]
If you’re reading this now, I’m going to assume you either have little or no experience with barre chords. You may have learned the stacked triad version of the F [Click To Read More]
Strumming is among the most rudimentary techniques you will learn for your dominant hand on the guitar. Although it’s not a difficult technique by any means, if you’re new to [Click To Read More]
Even if you’re the most dedicated fingerpicker in the world, it’s a good idea to have a plectrum or pick on hand. I have a friend who plays guitar almost [Click To Read More]
Guitar is one of the coolest instruments to learn, and it can be a lot of fun besides. Are you just getting started on the guitar? It can be a [Click To Read More]
If you’ve played guitar for any length of time, then you probably know that you need to swap out your guitar strings periodically. Strings break and their lively sound also [Click To Read More]
If you’ve chosen the path of the shredder, then you’ve chosen a path of hard work. No one who’s interested in achieving big things should be afraid of hard work. [Click To Read More]
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