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Electric Guitar

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The Internet: A Helpful Hindrance

We truly live in an age of unprecedented opportunities for growing as guitarists, and indeed,...
Bass Guitar

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Plucking Hand Technique on Electric Bass Guitar

Plucking hand technique on electric bass guitar is incredibly important, and often overlooked as...
Bass Guitar

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What Bass do I buy?!

You walk into a music shop, and they are stacked to the rafters on either side with Guitars and...
Electric Guitar

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Small chords can make great music

When guitarists play chords, they often play 5 or 6 strings at a time, using standard open or...

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  • What Guitar To Buy?

    Nick Jones Guitar Classical Guitar Teacher (Harrow) Picture People often ask me what type of guitar to buy for their child as a first/beginner guitar. Unfortunately, some parents don't ask me this before taking lessons and end up buying an unsuitable guitar. So heres my opinion... I think most children, if they are a beginner, should start with a 3/4...
  • Posture and Classical Guitar

    Gareth Parker Classical Guitar Teacher (Bromley) Picture I would highly recommend that any study of classical guitar also entails a study of how one holds oneself. Over the years, classical guitarists have always sort to find the best position in which to sit and whether to use a footstool, A-frame, cushion or any other support device. Having tried...
  • The Electric Guitar

    Tibo Electric Guitar Teacher (Redhill) Picture Since its invention in the 1930s, the sound of the electric guitar has evolved significantly. Over the years, guitar players have made full use of its components, from the bending the strings to tweaking the pickups, to generate music like never before. Electric guitars bring an unlimited...


  • What Bass do I buy?! Editor's Pick

    Charlie Roberts Bass Guitar Teacher (Sunderland) Picture You walk into a music shop, and they are stacked to the rafters on either side with Guitars and Basses, astronomical price tags and more "Please ask for assistance" signs than you can shake a stick at.  But do not fret! (no pun intended). This article should nudge you in the right direction of...
  • Entry level guitar

    andrew mcdowell Electric Guitar Teacher (Glasgow) Picture Entry level guitar is one of the most flexible, and easily grasped musical instruments available. TAB and chord charts can be easily understood as they have their basis in logic rather than previously learned knowledge, therefore a student can instantly begin playing basic chords and melodies....
  • Making arrangements for the classical guitar Editor's Pick

    Antero Pellikka Classical Guitar Teacher (South East London) Picture Making arrangements and transcriptions for the guitar and other plucked instruments is a long established tradition. Already in the 16th century there were arrangements of polyphonic vocal music for vihuela and lute, possibly the most famous example being the arrangement of Josquin’s motet Mille...