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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]
While preparing a guitar for shipping isn’t all that complicated, there’s a cost associated with it. That cost will vary depending on several factors, including the weight of the package, [Click To Read More]
So, you’re thinking about shipping a guitar. These days, there are plenty of people starting drop shipping businesses, and because of the global eCommerce market, your guitar store might be [Click To Read More]
No matter how self-motivated you are as a guitarist, it’s a good idea to take guitar lessons. Being “self-taught” is mostly a myth, and there are only ever a few [Click To Read More]
When it comes to guitar, there’s just so much to know. How do you tune your guitar? How do you get an overdriven or distorted tone from your amp? What [Click To Read More]
Guitar Aficionado (GA) started out as a physical magazine and guitar news site. Since then we’ve change ownership, but many of the original posts can still be found on the Guitar Player website.
While the previous GA owners were focused on guitar news, we’re more focused on helping guitarists improve their playing and reaching their full potential. We’ve already written a complete guide on how to play guitar, as well as looked at more specific topics such as guitar shipping costs.
Have a look around, and see how we can help you.