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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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Listening To The Experts - Soulful Bass Players

One of the best teachers you’ll ever find as a bass guitarist (or any musician for that matter)...
Folk Guitar

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Fingerstyle Guitar

Fingerpicking is a hugely popular technique in the folk genre and has experienced a resurgence...
Folk Guitar

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Open Tunings

Open tunings are a great way to explore new terrain on the guitar. They're popular in folk music...

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  • Ten Little Things That Help Mindful Music Practice

    Craig Oxley Electric Guitar Teacher (Kingston upon Thames) Picture This is all about DELIBERATE practice; getting granular, Micro vs Macro. Perfect practice really makes the difference when it comes to performance and using this little hack really worked for me so give it a try. Here's what do : - Find a short passage (one to two bars long) and play through it,...
  • Why Choose To Play Guitar?

    TobySeed Electric Guitar Teacher (South East London) Picture The chances are that if you are reading this article you have already selected to play the guitar, but maybe you need to convince your parents. Of course you should only opt for the instrument that you are passionate about, a second choice will always leave you thinking, "maybe I should have...
  • Finding Your Sound On Electric Guitar

    Myers Music Electric Guitar Teacher (Halifax) Picture With electric guitars, you have a vast array of tonal options. Which guitar, amp, pedals and all the ways of playing to which material of plectrum you play with, all contribute the final result of the sound. You can make one note on a guitar sound different in many ways just by how and where...

 

  • Positivity In Guitar Practice

    Charlie Keynton Electric Guitar Teacher (Brighton) Picture It is very common for guitarists to experience negativity and frustration at many levels of playing. It could be those first few chords, a challenging solo, ear training or that tricky F chord! There are so many different things that can cause problems. Sometimes this manifests itself into...
  • The Secret To A Successful Guitar Practice Session

    Anna Papadimitriou Electric Guitar Teacher (South West London) Picture I've had many students come to me and say that they practised for hours this week but still aren't seeing any improvement. They are frustrated. After asking them to talk me through their practice routine step by step, I understood why it wasn't working out. First of all, it's important to...
  • Be The Bass 'Backbone' Editor's Pick

    Joe Downard Bass Guitar Teacher (South East London) Picture The bass in western music has had its importance in many circumstances over the last 100 years. It has been part of a section in an orchestra, the sound of the tuba in a marching band, the thud from early Mississippi blues recordings, the long legato walking bass in jazz. These are all the...