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Blues Shapes: Using Triadic Forms As Soloing Templates

9<p>SHARES<p>A common area of study for all guitarists is the understanding and musical application of chord forms, which is essential to the development …

Electric Guitar

Mastering the Modes of G Major with Three Notes Per String

461<p>SHARES<p>Close<p>An effective way to master scales and modes on the guitar is to practice playing them three notes per string. In my experience, this is …

Electric Guitar

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 …

Guitar

How Guitarists Can Break Through Speed Barriers

1<p>SHARES<p>The art of properly practicing technical passages on the guitar has many parallels to athletic training in its way, as it is a physical …

Exercise

Why You Need a Looper Pedal

0<p>SHARES<p>What’s the most important practice tool a guitar can have? A metronome? A tuner? If you ask Sean Daniel, the answer would be a looper …

Guitar

Country-Influenced Application of Hybrid Picking for Blues and Rock

0<p>SHARES<p>I’m going to talk about the ways in which I’ve employed ideas I’ve learned from guitarists in different genres to my own playing. To start …

Electric Guitar

28 Multi-Use Products On Amazon That Are Basically Life Hacks

Figuring out a truly good life hack is one of those things that, once it happens, can make you see the whole world in a totally different light. …

Shopping

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

The Hybrid-Picked, Drop-D Delights of Richard Thompson

0<p>SHARES<p>For an artist with such a vast body of work, Richard Thompson has spent much of his musical life under the radar. A founding member of …

Guitar

Exotic Guitar Scales

Exotic guitar scales are great to add some new flavor to your music. In this lesson, you will learn 11 scales from different parts of the world. You …

Electric Guitar

Investigating Ways to Use Chord-Based Ideas in Solo Improvisations

11<p>SHARES<p>This month I’d like to discuss my approach to chord playing—how I look at the structure of chords and create solo lines and licks that …

Electric Guitar

10 Quick Scale Playing Tips [Lessons]

<b>Guitar Scales And Modes</b>: There’s an issue around how we view guitar scales. We seem to understand that they’re the vital building blocks of music …

Guitar

Smooth Struttin’

188<p>SHARES<p>Do you admire how great bassists can effortlessly “walk” their way through any blues progression, but don’t have a clue how they do it? …

Electric Guitar

Five Steps to Walking Basslines on Guitar

Five easy steps you can take to create a cool-sounding and fun-to-play bassline over a ii-V-I chord progression.<p>3<p>SHARES<p>When learning how to play jazz …

Electric Guitar

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

Learn an interesting, unique and cool major-scale exercise to help you learn and eventually master the fret board.<p>22<p>SHARES<p>As you can tell from my …

Using Monster Three-Notes-Per-String Pentatonic Patterns to Efficiently Traverse the Fretboard

When it comes to soloing using minor pentatonic patterns, most guitarists are well accustomed to using two-notes-per-string “box” positions.<p>I’d like …

Electric Guitar

10 Famous Riffs and Guitar Chords for Beginners

By Billy Saefong<p>There are just some songs that are instantly recognizable. For the most part, the iconic portions of a song are either riffs or chord …

Three Blues Riffs Every Guitarist Should Know

Need to brush up on your blues? Try out these riffs.<p>4<p>SHARES<p>In this video, GuitarWorld.com buddy Darrell Braun presents his take on "Three Blues Riffs …

Video Lesson: Cultivate Your Standalone Guitar Skills

Bill EvansMarch 17, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY ADAM LEVY</b><p>The acoustic guitar really is a remarkable instrument. In the most …

Kava: Inside the All-Natural High That's Sweeping America

For centuries, this South Pacific root has been brewed into a calming tea – and now U.S. shops are offering it up as an alternative to drugs<p>Tracy and …

FDA

44 Clever Inventions On Amazon That Would Make Inspector Gadget Jealous

Good old Inspector Gadget. Has there ever been a cooler guy in an overcoat? Truly ahead of his time, the zany '80s cartoon character was always …

5 Acoustic Guitar Recording Tips you Have to Know - The Blogging Musician

5 Acoustic Guitar Recording Tips you Have to Know. The Blogging Musician @ adamharkus.com<p>Acoustic guitar is one of the first things aspiring …

Classic Harmonica Blues from Smithsonian Folkways | Smithsonian Folkways

101<p>Doctor Ross<p>2:54<p>102<p>Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee<p>2:58<p>103<p>Will Shade, Charlie Burse, and Gus Cannon<p>2:52<p>104<p>Eddie Burns<p>3:33<p>105<p>Charlie Sayles<p>3:09<p>106<p>Jazz …

10 Essential Altered Tunings Every Guitarist Should Know

If you’re searching for fresh sounds and new ideas, one of the best things you can do is to play in an altered tuning—as so many adventurous, …

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from</i> …

Guitar basics: how to get started with string bends on guitar

<b>String bends can make your solos more lyrical and expressive. Get started with this simple guide...</b><p><b>“Okay, so I’m not an idiot, I’ve worked out what</b> …

How to Install Crown Molding

Are you looking for ways to add ambiance and value to your home for little work at moderate cost? Then consider installing crown molding. After all, …

Lesson: Get to Know Your Fretboard

Bill EvansMarch 13, 2018<p><b>From the May 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY RON JACKSON</b><p><b>THE PROBLEM</b><p>Your knowledge of the fretboard is weak and you’d like …

Electric Guitar

Some Of The Best Songs To Play While Driving

As somebody who writes about music for the internet, I have the privilege (or the curse of isolation, depending on how socially inclined you are) of working from home, meaning that I don’t have the same daily commute as a lot of people. Still, I have to leave the house and drive somewhere for one …

Real Estate

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analysing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …