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Feeling limited by your lack of chord knowledge when it comes to playing the guitar? You’d be surprised at how effective putting just two chords together in a simple progression […]
Singing and playing the guitar simultaneously is something that many people struggle with, especially at the beginning. However, if you start with songs that you know by heart, it can […]
Have you noticed that certain songs seem to have a lower guitar tone than what your guitar can produce? Chances are likely that the song is in Drop-D tuning, which […]
The acoustic guitar is often the guitar of choice for a beginner’s first guitar. This allows them to play anywhere without the necessity of an amplifier. What’s fortunate is that […]
There’s nothing quite like the large and open sound of a 12 string guitar. In many cases of recorded music, this type of guitar is easily, and unmistakably, recognizable. These […]
Fingerstyle playing (which is often used interchangeably with fingerpicking) requires a certain kind of guitar. It is the widely-held opinion among those who use their fingers that Taylor makes some […]
Like anything with a lengthy history, some specific guitar pedals have become legendary, often driving high prices on the market. Despite there being a huge market for guitar pedals, certain […]
The guitar can be quite a difficult instrument to play, even if you’ve played it for years. However, if you have shorter hands with wider fingers, playing the guitar can […]
We’ve all heard things about the greatest guitar players ever, many of whose careers have long since ended. What about the guitar players of today that are pushing the boundaries […]
“Stairway To Heaven” is one of Led Zeppelin’s standout masterpieces, even among their otherwise stellar catalog (just consider – “Whole Lotta Love”, “Immigrant Song”, “Black Dog”, “Kashmir”, “Rock And Roll”, […]
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