Beginner Guitar Advice

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How Often Should a Guitar be Setup?

How Often Should a Guitar Be Setup?

Let me start by making one thing clear – taking care of your guitar is essential to keep your instrument looking, feeling, and sounding great.  …

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learn chords or tabs

Should I Learn Chords or Tabs? Explained.

In the quest to start learning how to play guitar, there are many paths one can take. Books, YouTube, online guitar schools, traditional lessons, and …

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Essential Pedals For Beginners

5 Essential Guitar Pedals For Beginners

I feel like I could write an entire book on this subject. Heck, I’m sure every electric guitar player could. We all catch the bug …

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Loop Pedal With An Acoustic Guitar

Can You Use a Loop Pedal With an Acoustic Guitar? Here’s How.

Some of the most fun one can have playing the guitar is with a loop pedal. A loop pedal simply allows a player to record …

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Essential Pedals For Indie Rock

5 Essential Pedals For Indie Rock

Exploring different sounds and tones for your guitar is a neverending journey. This becomes pretty clear not long after you begin to learn how to …

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Essential Pedals For Classic Rock

5 Essential Guitar Pedals For Classic Rock

Learning to play classic rock on the guitar is not just about the licks, but the sound and tone. If you can’t capture the sound, …

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Should I Buy a Guitar Tuner or Use an App?

Should I Buy A Guitar Tuner Or Use An App?

“Okay, let’s tune up!” This is usually the first thing I say to kick off a guitar lesson. It is also what I would say …

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Is Fingerstyle Harder Then Strumming

Is Fingerstyle Harder Than Strumming? Read This First.

Fingers or Pick? I prefer both and I recommend all guitarists learn to play with their fingers. You never know when you might find yourself …

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Can You fingerpick on an electric Guitar?

Can You Fingerpick On An Electric Guitar? Yes, Here is Why.

Fingerpicking is not just for acoustic players. Electric guitarists can get down with it, too. Just ask Jeff Beck. The use of fingers along with, …

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Mary Spender Guitar Course Review

Mary Spender’s Guitar Course Review

I bought and played through Mary Spender’s Masterclass on Teachable. It is her beginner guitar course and first course released to date. Alongside this, I …

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How To Transition From Acoustic to Electric Guitar

How to Transition From Acoustic to Electric Guitar – 7 Tips

Almost every professional guitar instructor will recommend a student begin learning how to play guitar on the acoustic guitar rather than the electric. I am …

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Famous Guitar Players Who Started Late

4 Famous Guitarists Who Started Late

Learning how to play the guitar – it’s not just for kids, anymore. Truth be told, it never was. Musical instruments are not to be …

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