#1
Hi, I have been playing the guitar for about 3 months and am just beginning to see major development in my skills. (I have learned a few songs that I used to say were impossible) So I am really interested in improving my skills, but I feel like I'm musically retarded. Well, not completely, but I don't know that much about the composition of music and I think that if I did, it would help me to learn easier.

SO about now I can play a few Incubus and Tool songs and some other bands like Disturbed. But I need to know what I need to learn... I mean if I want to understand music better, what should I start learning?

For instance people have said to learn the pentatonic scale, which I will (if I should).
But what else should I learn? Well actually, where should I start?

I can play a few complicated solos, but I musically have no idea what's going on, should I start by learning chords? If so, which, etc

tl;dr - I need to learn about music (chords, scales, etc) where should I start?

Please don't say google it (unless you're telling me to google something specific like the pentatonic scale)

Thanks
#4
how chords work, scales (solos are scales), theory helps, but its not important. note/chord names are the most important the other stuff you dont HAVE to know but its nice too
either way its bad - i dont know animals
#5
You can check the FAQ :P
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