Guitar Techniques Articles

Make An Exotic Guitar Sound By Imitating A Japanese Instrument

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
How to play exotic scales and going a little beyond the 'usual' guitar techniques.

Learn How To Add Percussive Beats To Your Acoustic Guitar Playing

• Author: @simon
Learn how to easily add the awesome style of percussive guitar to your playing. In this video/article I will walk you through a number of simple but great sounding beats and grooves you can create on the body of your acoustic guitar, before mixing these into a chord progression. You'll be playing your acoustic both melodically and percussively at the same time!

How To Sound Like A Pro Fingerpicking Your Guitar

• Author: @simon
Learn one of the most popular and useful fingerpicking patterns for your guitar playing. This is the clawhammer fingerpicking technique, and can be heard in thousands and thousands of fingerpicking songs. Learn how to master this technique so you can freely use it in your guitar playing, effortlessly, and sound like a pro when you do!

How To Use Your Guitar Like A Guitar Should Be Used

• Author: @tommaso-zillio
When it comes to playing electric guitar, there is a variety of things you can do with it beyond just playing notes. Incorporating the whammy bar and other electric guitar specific techniques is an important part in developing your sound.

Marty Friedman Guitar Tricks You Don't Want To Copy

• Author: @pasha-bocharov
Today there will be another format article. Down here, I’m will go through a brief analysis on a technique, used by a very well known guitar player – Marty Freedman. It is pretty unusual, so, let’s go through it.

Learn The Fingerpicking Pattern That Will Give You Access To Thousands Of Songs

• Author: @simon
Discover one of, if not the most used fingerpicking patterns for guitar. This pattern exists in literally thousands of songs, and by learning it, you will develop the ability to play many songs that use fingerpicking. I will also show you how to apply it to your own playing to use whenever you like!

Learn To Play Guitar With A Slide And Watch Your Creativity Soar To New Heights!

• Author: @simon
While the sound of slide guitar may be familiar to most guitar players, many don't ever consider adopting it as part of their guitar playing arsenal. Check this article out to get the basics of slide guitar playing down in an easy to understand step by step method, and start using it to create awesome sounding licks straight away!

Cool and agressive six string sweep picking arpeggios

• Author: @pasha-bocharov
In this lesson, we will have a look at the piece of sweep solo from the song “Unholy Warcry” by Rhapsody of Fire.

Right Verses Easy. Discover the Correct Way To Fingerpick Your Guitar

• Author: @simon
Avoid these common mistakes when fingerpicking your guitar. Many people struggle with this style simply because they go about it the wrong way. Learn exactly what to and what not to do in this video/article lesson

Improve Your Acoustic Guitar Playing With These 5 Cool Jazz Concepts

• Author: @simon
Studying other styles of music, outside you own, will do wonders for your guitar playing and creativity. All the greats borrowed concepts from other genres of music to some degree or other, and applied it to their own guitar playing. In this article learn 5 cool jazz concepts that will significantly improve your guitar playing even if you never intend to actually play any jazz!
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