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The Solution To Your Guitar String Skipping Problems

29th August 2012
String skipping on guitar may be the least complicated technique available. Not even! Just about every guitarist can have certain string skipping difficulties during the learning process. And yet with only a little focused work, the willingness to make a ... Read >
Author: Phil Johnson

Using a Guitar Pick – Tips & Tricks

21st November 2011
A guitar pick is a triangular-shaped tool that is used to strum guitar strings to make chords, or individually pluck strings to play melodies. As with any instrument, it is important to start by understanding how to use and hold the various tools. It is i... Read >
Author: starlandguitar

The effect timber imparts tone

24th August 2011
The majority of people assume that it's all about your pickups if discussing tonal superiority and to a certain degree that’s quite likely true but the raw wood your guitar is manufactured out of without doubt plays a part. This post covers the tone woods... Read >
Author: Steven Dean

Fretless Guitar - The Benefits And Cons Of Playing Such A Guitar

18th April 2011
A Fretless Guitar is a guitar without having any frets. It plays in the same style as many other stringed musical instruments as well as standard guitars, however does not have any kind of frets to work at the lower end point (node) on the vibrating strin... Read >
Author: yugo mendez

How To Play Blues Guitar Fingerstyle Like Eric Clapton

16th September 2010
There are many different types of guitar fingerstyles for rock and different for blues and this technique can be best learnt on an acoustic guitar. Mastering diverse fingerstyles will assist you to effectively render blues music and backing tracks. Whe... Read >
Author: Eddie Smith

How to Remember Guitar String Names

17th August 2010
Learning guitar may not be easy at the initial stage. You will most likely face various kinds of challenges at first. Most of the guitar beginner get confuse or find it difficult to remember guitar strings names. For them, all strings seem like quite iden... Read >
Author: Lester

Beginner Guitar Online - Super Easy Introduction to Guitar Strumming

30th August 2009
In the process of learning how to play your guitar chords, you will want to get started and apply these chords to a musical situation like a favourite song.. If you have learned even just one guitar chord, then you are ready to begin learning how to strum... Read >
Author: Jeremiah La Follette

Easy Classical Guitar Songs

28th August 2009
Classical guitar is a fascinating instrument to learn. The process of graduating from struggling to get your right hand fingers working to playing bass, melody and accompaniment together will keep you enjoying your guitar practice for a long time. Not tha... Read >
Author: Ricky Sharples

How Clean Guitar - Fast Tips to Clean Your Guitar

28th August 2009
Let me ask how clean your guitar is. Most guitarists would say, "Not very clean," and that's usually because they just can't make time to clean their guitars. The body gets spots, the fret board gets greasy, and the hardware starts to look downright nasty... Read >
Author: honestkyle

How To Take Care Of Your Acoustic Guitar

22nd April 2009
When you buy an acoustic guitar you tend to be distracted with learning how to play it and you can forget to think about how to take care of it. Here is a quick rundown on how to take care of your acoustic guitar. YOur acoustic guitar is a delicate instru... Read >
Author: Ricky Sharples

Acoustic Guitar Slap Technique

08th April 2009
Over the past few years quite a few guitar players have learnt the "slap technique". When you are playing the acoustic guitar the question sometimes cones up of what to do to make your guitar playing a little more interesting. This is where stuff like str... Read >
Author: Ricky Sharples

Guitar Pinch Harmonics - How To Make Your Guitar Screech

02nd September 2008
If I had to recommend one guitarist for a student to listen too, when learning guitar and attempting to get to grips with pinch harmonics, I would have to choose Billy Gibbons of ZZ Top fame.This Texas style player is an absolute master of the pinch and b... Read >
Author: Dave Long

How Do Guitar Amplifiers Work?

01st March 2007
Guitar amplifiers amplify the sound fed into it from the guitar and drive the guitar loudspeaker. The sound waves generated by the guitar strings are converted into minute electrical signal with the help of the guitar pick up and then fed into the guitar ... Read >
Author: Max Cane

Learn to Play Guitar - Pinch Harmonics and Making Your Guitar Scream

15th February 2006
In this article I'll explain how to make your guitar squeal with Pinch Harmonics. A lot of guitarists have trouble learning how to do these, but it's really a simple technique.I'm going to touch on all types of harmonics in an effort to explain how Pinch... Read >
Author: Todd Arsenault

What to look for in a Guitar Humidifier

24th December 2005
Dry winter weather or enviornments can cause serious damage to acoustic guitars, in the form of cracks in the wood. This damage may require expensive repairs or reduce the sound quality of your fine instrument. One way to supply additional humidity to ... Read >
Author: Dave Hepple
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