In this lesson, I'm going to show you a simple trick I use when starting to jam with other guys to get the groove on and start getting your chops out there, which can also be used to compose rock riffs easily.
Pickslanting is a technique that deals with switching strings when playing fast with a pick.
Why that ticking thing is your best friend.
If you´re running out of ideas in your single string soloing, the chord soloing can be good to try.
In part 9 we begin exploring the wonderful genre of the 12 bar blues. Here it is presented in a stripped back version of the 'Delta Blues' style which is great technique to add to your solo playing.
I definitely haven't been playing guitar long enough to find all of the bad habits that somebody can hit. That hasn't stopped me from finding more than I thought possible though.
As we near the end of our series, we build on the rhythm elements from Lesson 7 and look at how our left & right hands can be used to add percussion to our solo acoustic playing.
By Antony Reynaert
String Skipping Arpeggios? What are they?
In today’s article I would like to tell you about two positions of the guitar while playing sitting. I will do a quick review of them and then, describe their both advantages and disadvantages.
This lesson was a request from one of my followers in regards to how the picking would work in the pedal tone intro to the title track from Yngwie's album Marching Out (Polydor 1985), using authentic Yngwie-style pick-strokes.
Should you know it all when it comes to practicing the guitar?
When it comes to learning music theory, your options of where to begin can appear to be endless. This article helps to narrow down where exactly you should start, and why starting in the first place is important.
This lesson is about tension and resolution
In this lesson we are going to do a very simply exercise that is going to help us hear the modes.
Have you ever wondered why there's an F# note in a G major scale? Or why an F major has a Bb? And why is it named Bb and not A#?!
In this lesson I'm going to show you how to make the guitar your "voice"
Learning all the notes on the fretboard can be a very daunting prospect, but I’m here to help! In this video lesson I’ll be sharing with you my top 10 tips for ‘Fretboard Freedom’ - how you can effectively learn all the notes on the guitar fretboard.
While there are many different patterns you can play when fingerpicking your guitar, this one is going to be more useful to you than any other.
When sitting down to write a new tune, rhythms and chord progressions can sometimes seem to flow out abundantly. However, when it comes time to figure out a melody, the writing process tends to slow down drastically.
This is one of my absolute favorite ideas to use for a far-out, unexpected sound in my guitar solos. It uses a tapping technique made popular by guys like Greg Howe and Dave Martone.