Guitar Articles

How To Sound Like A Pro Fingerpicking Your Guitar

• Author: @simon
Learn one of the most popular and useful fingerpicking patterns for your guitar playing. This is the clawhammer fingerpicking technique, and can be heard in thousands and thousands of fingerpicking songs. Learn how to master this technique so you can freely use it in your guitar playing, effortlessly, and sound like a pro when you do!

How Open Mic Nights Can Help You Further Your Career

• Author: @bands-for-hire
Whether you feel Open Mic Nights have supplanted the pub gigs of hard working bands or have placed local music firmly back into the hands of the people, here's how you can get the most out of them.

Which Instruments Are Best To Compose Music On?

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
Are you someone who would like to start writing music, but are not quite sure which instrument you should learn to write on? If you desire to become a great songwriter more than you do an instrumentalist, is it possible to have one without the other?

What Does Having Natural Talent Really Mean

• Author: @manchgtrlessons
When it comes to talking about great musicians, people will often refer to them as "Naturally Talented" or "Gifted". While it is true that they are naturally talented, people never go deeper to think about or find out about what it took for them to become "Naturally Talented". This article will help you find out what natural talent is and how you can have it.

How To Use Your Guitar Like A Guitar Should Be Used

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
When it comes to playing electric guitar, there is a variety of things you can do with it beyond just playing notes. Incorporating the whammy bar and other electric guitar specific techniques is an important part in developing your sound.

Marty Friedman Guitar Tricks You Don't Want To Copy

• Author: @pasha-bocharov
Today there will be another format article. Down here, I’m will go through a brief analysis on a technique, used by a very well known guitar player – Marty Freedman. It is pretty unusual, so, let’s go through it.

Learn The Fingerpicking Pattern That Will Give You Access To Thousands Of Songs

• Author: @simon
Discover one of, if not the most used fingerpicking patterns for guitar. This pattern exists in literally thousands of songs, and by learning it, you will develop the ability to play many songs that use fingerpicking. I will also show you how to apply it to your own playing to use whenever you like!

Focus On Progress - Not Perfection

• Author: @bc-marks
Many musicians think that perfecting skills on guitar in isolation will help them become a better guitar player. The mistake that they are making by focusing on perfection instead of progress is holing them back from reaching their goals.

Learn To Play Guitar With A Slide And Watch Your Creativity Soar To New Heights!

• Author: @simon
While the sound of slide guitar may be familiar to most guitar players, many don't ever consider adopting it as part of their guitar playing arsenal. Check this article out to get the basics of slide guitar playing down in an easy to understand step by step method, and start using it to create awesome sounding licks straight away!

The Most Common Reason Why You Can't Speed Up Your Alternate Picking

• Author: @pasha-bocharov
Today I would like to talk to you about a very useful guitar technique – alternate picking. I will tell you about it’s essentials and the most frequent problem, that a lot of guitarists have with it.
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