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How to take better pictures with your camera’s automatic mode

Photography experts are always imploring people not to rely on a camera’s full-automatic mode – you know, that magic green icon that makes our lives …

Mobile Photography

Music theory primer: understanding notes, intervals, scales and chords

<b>There can be little doubt that understanding how music works can help you to make better music; or, at the very least, make things easier when you’re</b> …

Ask the Expert: Why Is My Guitar Buzzing?

Bill EvansAugust 23, 2017<p><b>From the October 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY MAMIE MINCH</b><p><i>Q: I have a newish Gibson Hummingbird, which overall I think</i> …

Video Lesson: Learn Neil Young’s Simple but Singular Style

Bill EvansAugust 19, 2017<p><b>From the October 2017 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>Some guitarists search obsessively for novel chord voicings to …

The 10 Greatest Guitar Melodies

While any top 10 list is subjective, I think everyone can agree with at least a couple of the selections I’ve offered up on my own personal …

A Simple, But Advanced Sounding Way To Fingerpick Blues On Your Acoustic Guitar [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Techniques</b>: Learn how to fingerpick your way through a 12 bar blues while playing both the lead and rhythm parts at the same time on your …

Your perfect camera set-up

<b>Taking some time to set up your camera from the outset will help you get the right settings for the right moment. Angela Nicholson guides you through</b> …

Cameras

Fender Play doesn't judge -- it just teaches you guitar

If you ask Ethan Kaplan, chief product officer of digital at Fender, about the death of the electric guitar, he gets a bit incredulous. And it's easy to understand why. As he's quick to point out, "for some reason, there's still a guitar on every stage." But while he's adamant his company and the …

Guitar

The slow, secret death of the electric guitar — and why you should care

The convention couldn't sound less rock 'n' roll - the National Association of Music Merchants Show. But when the doors open at the Anaheim Convention Center, people stream in to scour rows of Fenders, Les Pauls and the oddball, custom-built creations such as the 5-foot-4-inch mermaid guitar …

Guitar

Acoustic guitar for beginners: 15 key terms and techniques

Introduction<p>Strumming<p>The most basic kind of strumming is the downstroke. Stroke your pick across the strings so that your hand moves down towards the …

Guitar Minute Study #4: Black Hole Sun - Chris Cornell [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Styles</b>: Modal Subversions - Exceptional Harmonic Language in Popular Music.

Exercise For Changing Chords On The Guitar [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: Very often I see people coming to my guitar lessons who has already learned a few chords and can play them pretty well, but having …

Easy guitar theory: suspended chords

<b>You’re probably already familiar with the bright, upbeat sound of</b> <b>major chords</b> <b>and the dark, mournful vibe of the</b> <b>minor variety</b><b>. Sus chords have a</b> …

Electric Guitar

Five Underrated AC/DC Guitar Riffs—and How to Play Them

If you're tired of playing the same old AC/DC riffs (and who isn't?), you're in luck.Below, online guitar instructor Robert Baker—whose YouTube …

Guitar basics: speed up your chord changes with this easy lesson

<b>ACOUSTIC WEEK:</b> <b>Take your chord changes into a higher gear with our handy exercises designed to help speed up this essential technique.</b><p>Tricky chord …

Popular Songs To Help You Learn Guitar [Lessons]

<b>For Beginners</b>: The guitar is one of the most versatile instruments in the world, and it’s also one of the most popular. Part of its popularity is …

The Many Benefits of Playing the Guitar

Best Coast’s Bethany Cosentino and Fender's SVP weigh in on why young people should play the guitar.<p>“I’ll just flat out say it: I’m not a very good guitar player,” reveals Bethany Cosentino, Best Coast’s rad-as-hell lead singer and (still quite apt) guitarist. “But I’ve gotten away with being a …

Guitar

I tried one of Apple's new free photography classes — here's what I learned

A big part of this push is a new program called "Today at Apple," which schedules free classes, concerts, and other programming that people can sign up for online with their Apple ID.<p>"I'll know we've done a really, really great job if the next generation, if Gen Z says, 'Meet me at Apple. Did you …

How To Learn Scales So That You Become A Creative Guitar Player With Musical Freedom [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: Make learning new scales more fun and more effective with these 6 steps!

Learn How to Use a DSLR Camera Properly With This Neat Web Tool

Most of us just take pictures with our phones, and those who do dabble in better equipment — namely a DSLR — stick to the automatic settings. But …

Photography

Staff Picks: Schooled

<i>Sometimes life's lessons present themselves through music. Young gun Quinn Sullivan and</i> PG <i>editors share personal notable epiphanies that guitar</i> …

If You Feel Like You’re Not Getting Better at Guitar...

As an online educator with more than 16,000 students to date, I’ve had the opportunity to communicate with every type of guitar player on the …

Knowing Your Camera Like the Back of Your Hand

Since I’ve started leading photography workshops, I’ve noticed something quite unexpected: attendees would turn up with great cameras, sometimes even …

Must know Guitar strum exercises (BEGINNERS ONLY) Tips & Tricks

Easy guitar theory: minor chords

<b>Just like the major kind, minor chords are used throughout every style of music. They’re also some of the easiest shapes to play - chances are you</b> …

10 Things Guitarists Should Know About Their Guitar

1<p>SHARES<p>Whether you’re new to guitar or not, there’s probably something about the instrument you don’t know or fully understand.<p>This video should …

Caring for your guitar

Whether you are a professional musician or a person who likes to sit around the house and play, taking care of your guitar is very important. Guitar …

Cleaning

10 Things You Didn't Know About Stevie Ray Vaughan

It’s been 33 years since Stevie Ray Vaughan burst onto the world stage, becoming the meanest thing to come out of Texas since J.R. …

Guitar

54 Easy Guitar Solos with Complete Tabs

In many respects, the music world has moved away from complex and fast lead guitar solos. And that's not entirely a bad thing.<p>Because guitar solos …

Guitar