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30-day guitar challenge, day 2: Learn from the blues legends with these extended chord shapes

<i>The 30-day guitar challenge culminates on</i> <i>World Guitar Day 2018</i><i>, a massive 24-hour online celebration of the guitar on 29 September.</i><p><b>30-day guitar</b> …

Electric Guitar

How to Tap On Guitar for Beginners

You’ve seen the outrageous videos, you know, the ones where guitar players are tapping on their fretboards at lightspeed, as if they were furiously …

Electric Guitar

Guitar Essentials: 22 Classic Blues-Rock Licks You Can Use Right Now

Blues rock is the foundation for all contemporary roots-rock electric guitar styles, pioneered by Cream’s Eric Clapton, the Jimi Hendrix Experience, …

How to Use "Legato Rolling" to Play Fast

This month, I’d like to show you a great way to play fast, seamless note sequences using double hammer-ons and pull-offs. The licks shown here are …

Speaker Cabs, Drivers and Impedances: a Guide

It's amazing, in the scheme of things, how little we guitarists are prepared to experiment with our speaker cabinets.<p>Many players will change to a …

Four Easy Ways to Fire-Up Common Chord Shapes

If open chord shapes strike you as bland and boring, take heart. In this quick lesson we’ll show you four ways to get more mileage out of them as …

Electric Guitar

DIY Maintenance: How to Adjust String Height at the Bridge

Kevin OwensMay 15, 2018<p><b>From the July 2013 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY BRIAN MICHAEL</b><p>Every guitar needs regular maintenance, and at some point, no …

Guitar

A Six-Note, Three-Octave, Major-Scale Exercise to Help You Know Your Way Around the Fretboard

As you can tell from my previous blog posts, learning and knowing the fretboard to the best of one's ability is of the utmost importance to me—and …

Guitar

Want to Knock 'em Dead in Nashville? Learn These 20 Tasty Country Licks

Exploring the world of country guitar is a diverse and exciting journey, one from which a guitarist of any background can benefit, while having …

Electric Guitar

An Introduction to the Tritone Scale

Guitarists who've starting exploring the different possibilities for soloing over dominant 7th chords have probably quickly realized there are a lot …

Electric Guitar

8 essential blues guitar lead tricks

Introduction<p>Each of these easy lead guitar techniques has been distilled from the styles of many of the most important blues artists such as Stevie …

Class up your guitar solos with these 15 vintage blues licks

<b>The goal of this feature is to get you sounding more authentic in the vintage blues style. There are 15 examples to study and they have been split</b> …

Joe Satriani: This Is the Most Important Thing About Warming Up Before a Gig

Two-Hand Tapping Workout, Part 1: Pentatonic Scales

In this lesson, I'm going to show you a two-hand tapping workout based on the foundation of my previous lesson, “Pentatonic Workout: Increase Left …

How to Tell If Your Guitar’s Neck Needs to be Adjusted

One of my recent columns dealt with some of the things that can go wrong with your guitar’s top nut. Big slots, thin strings; the perfect recipe for …

Guitar

8 Ways to Use Reverb as a Special Effect

An article on eight creative ways to use reverb in a mix.The post 8 Ways to Use Reverb as a Special Effect appeared first on The Pro Audio Files.

10 Ways to Improve Your Guitar Tone for Free

There are all sorts of ways musicians can spend money, from buying new gear to repairing broken gear to replenishing strings, picks and …

Guitar

How to Play Five Holiday Classics on the Guitar

Now that your belly is stuffed with turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s time to shift our attention to Christmas! In the spirit of the Axemas season, we’ve …

Guitar

Guitar basics: getting started with natural harmonics

<b>Make your guitar ring like a bell by adding some natural harmonics to your palette...</b><p>“I’ve heard people talk about natural and pinched harmonics, but …

Watch This Guitarist Simulate Seven Effects Without Using a Pedal

Recently, TC Electronic had Danish guitarist Uffe Steen stop by its headquarters.<p>While Steen was there, he filmed a remarkable demo video, in which …

Three Easy Steps to Creating Killer Arpeggio Licks

Improvising with arpeggios is a great way to dig into chord changes, bringing out the exact sound of each chord in your lines.<p>While scales and modes …

How to Play Jazz Guitar with Just Six Chords

If you have no experience playing jazz but want to pick up some chords and techniques, this video is the perfect place to start.<p>In it, guitar …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

Mod Garage: How to Shield Single-Coil Pickups

<b>Photo 1 — Courtesy of singlecoil.com</b><p>For years, folks have been debating the pros and cons of shielding single-coil pickups. You may have tried this …

Expose to the Right for Astrophotography in Light Pollution – Palos Verdes, Los Angeles, California

A method for improving Milky Way exposures in light pollution<p>Light pollution is a rapidly growing problem. Most of the population in the United …

The Guitar Playbook: How Do You Solo?

Crafting a great solo requires more than knowing scales and chords. Learn how an in-demand sideman approaches each song with a unique and personal …

Anyone Can Speed Pick!

A useable tremolo picking action is the first step to developing your picking technique, and if you don’t have that then you’ve skipped the most …

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Making Music: The 6 Stages of Music Production

New to the world of music production? This article will explain the various steps involved when making music and help you organize the process in …