After a number of years, most guitar teachers come up with a handful of "special exercises," so to speak - licks or riffs that are kind of signature to them.
In this video, we take a look at 10 Essential Guitar Techniques in a blues context.
In part 4 of making your acoustic playing more interesting, we're looking at the basics of fingerpicking. This is a technique which some guitarists find terrifying but it is an essential skill for our guitar playing toolbox.
Eddie Van Halen is unquestionably one of the most influential rock guitarists of all time. But it’s not just his showmanship and innovative techniques that have had guitar players attempting to emulate him since the 1970’s.
Hello and welcome to part 3 in making your acoustic playing more interesting! Today we are looking at 'Carter Picking', a great and often overlooked acoustic technique.
This week we're going to add the third finger to your licks to create some really crazy shred patterns.
The Power Of The Upstroke.
In this lesson you'll learn the basics of guitar tapping, and just how easy it can be to play shred solos when you can do it well.
This video puts all the pieces from Part 1 together, along with a few more advanced concepts of what else you can do with basic basslines.
Do you feel your acoustic playing is a little stale and repetitive?
This lesson covers a topic that I don't see enough guitar teachers talking about.
A brief look into the world of Granular Synthesis, with particular emphasis on use with guitars - what is it, what effect does it have, and how can you use it with guitar samples to create new effects?
Recently I came across this very interesting video of the great James Taylor stating that: “The guitar is not a precise instrument. the pitch or tuning varies a lot: different playing styles; when you play high up the neck as opposed to an open string, or use a capo.
Everything you need to know about types of the technique, how to practice and good songs for that.
Learn how to extend on an arpeggio pattern from an earlier lesson, to access massive range on your guitar without moving your fretting hand at all!