General Music Guitar Articles

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.

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.

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.

Sound Like A Pro With This Blues Guitar Fingerpicking Technique For Your Playing

• Author: @simon
Learn this very simple yet advanced sounding fingerpicking blues guitar technique. With this approach you will be able to play both the rhythm and lead parts to a blues at the same time, on the one guitar!

Add An Immediate Creative Spark to Your Guitar Playing

• Author: @bc-marks
At some time during your journey as a guitarist and musician, you will feel like your guitar playing has gotten boring and predictable. You see yourself playing the same things over and over again and are looking for a way to add something new and fresh to your playing.

Can You Have No Talent But Still Play Guitar?

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
Jealousy and laziness are a dangerous combo. The two of them together have what it takes to convince any musician that somehow they are inherently bad at music. They trick you into wondering "Am I talented enough to play the guitar?"

Think That Chords Are For Strumming Only? It’s Time You Learned What A Great Tool These Are For Your Acoustic Guitar Soloing!

• Author: @simon
As guitar players we all use chords for playing rhythm guitar parts to a song. This is fine, however chords can also be a great soloing tool when used correctly. You may choose to use them a little here and there in your solos, or you may create a full blown chord solo. It's up to you. In this article I will show you how to go about this, so you will have more ways than ever to use chords in your guitar playing.

Transform Your Guitar Playing Today, To Amazing New Heights, By Learning How To Have Great Rhythm And Time

• Author: @simon
Having great rhythm and time as a guitar player and musician is vitally important to the act of playing music. Yet, so many struggle in this area and generally do very little to fix it, hoping that somehow along the way it will get better. By taking as little as 5 minutes each day to train your rhythm and timing, it will get a whole lot better and quickly too. Read this article to learn how.

The Importance of Setting Goals And Sticking To Them

• Author: @bc-marks
If you want to be a better guitar player and musician, setting goals for yourself and being held accountable to them is the only way that you are going to make any significant progress.
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