August 20, 2015

Tapping Comfortably Numb

Looking to other instruments for inspiration can be a valuable resource for moving your playing ahead. In this lesson we are going to take a look […]
August 20, 2015

Three Note Per String Pentatonics 3

Continuing with our three note per string pentatonics series let’s take a look at an idea inspired by the amazing fusion guitarist Frank Gambale. Frank is […]
August 18, 2015

Three Note Per String Pentatonics 2

[lollum_dropcap]I[/lollum_dropcap]f you’ve been playing guitar for a while you know about “The Box” and being stuck inside it. For those of you that don’t know, “The […]
August 18, 2015
Steve Vai Awesomesauce

Finger Tapping 102

In this lesson we’re going to continue our look at beginner finger tapping techniques. Now we’re gonna kick it up a notch by adding a second […]
August 8, 2015

The Guitar Pick

[lollum_dropcap]P[/lollum_dropcap]laying with a pick (flatpicking) produces a much louder and brighter sound than plucking the strings with your finger alone. Picks were originally created using bone, […]
August 8, 2015

Guitar Woods 101

[lollum_dropcap]A[/lollum_dropcap]lot of different variables go into creating a guitar’s overall tone. One of the main factors is wood choice. Guitar builders have many different types of woods to […]
August 8, 2015

The Guitar Neck

[lollum_dropcap]T[/lollum_dropcap]here are so many factors that go into the construction of a guitar neck which affects its playability and sound. From the shape and size of the frets […]
August 8, 2015
Take our Part of the Guitar quiz

The Parts of the Guitar

[lollum_dropcap]W[/lollum_dropcap]hen you sit down with other guitarists to talk shop you’re going to want to sound like you know what you’re talking about. The first thing […]
August 8, 2015

Substitute Dominants

[lollum_dropcap]S[/lollum_dropcap]ubstitute Dominants are also referred to as Tritone Substitutes because they contain the same tritone as the dominant chord that they are substituting for. The root […]