Guitar Guide To Articles

How To Get Your Guitar Playing Back On Track After A Short Break

• Author: @jason-wilford
Sometimes taking a break from playing the guitar can be good for both your mind and your body (provided you play often enough to begin with), but when it comes time to get back to playing, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed with the process. Let me help make it easier for you with some simple, straight to the point tips.

How To Create Your Own Amazing Fingerpicking Arrangements Of Songs On Guitar - Part 1

• Author: @simon
Learn how to easily create your own fingerpicking guitar arrangement of a song. What appears to be difficult to do, becomes very easy when you have a proven strategy to follow. In this lesson I will take you through 4 key steps to creating great sounding fingerpicking arrangements on your guitar.

Common, Yet Critical Mistakes You MUST Avoid When Attempting To Play The Chords And Melody Of A Song, On One Guitar, At The Same Time - Part 2

• Author: @simon
Learn how to play the chords and melody of a song at the same time on your acoustic guitar through a style known as chord/melody. In part 2 of this article, we will pick up from where we left off with the remainder of the 7 critical mistakes guitar players make when trying to play the chords and melody of a tune on the one guitar.

Common, Yet Critical Mistakes You MUST Avoid When Attempting To Play The Chords And Melody Of A Song, On One Guitar, At The Same Time - Part 1

• Author: @simon
Learn how to play both the chords and melody of a song on one guitar. A lot of people struggle doing this due to the lack of a strategy or method of how to go about it. In this article discover the critical mistakes people make when trying to play chord/melody style and how you can avoid them.

How to read guitar chord diagrams

• Author: @pasha-bocharov
This is an article for people, who wants to understand what is it – a chord, and how to take it with the help of a graphic diagram to learn the songs, that use chords.

Running A PA For The Guitarist - Part 2

• Author: @dannobles
EQ Basics - After getting a good signal in into the PA the next item down our list is the EQ. As a guitarist, this is an area we should have some experience with. And even if you are not the one running the PA, understanding the EQ is still very useful.

Cool, Unique, And Creative Ways To Make Your Very Own Unplugged Acoustic Guitar Version Of A Song

• Author: @simon
Learn how to create your own unplugged versions of "electric guitar" songs on your acoustic guitar. This involves much more than simply copying the original song, as it is, onto your acoustic. Rather, you need to tap into, and exploit the unique characteristics of an acoustic to compensate for things the electric guitar has that the acoustic doesn't. Read this article to get started doing this right now!

Running a PA for the Guitarist - Part 1

• Author: @dannobles
Gain Staging - This article deals with likely the single most important aspect of good sound which is to get the gain set right before you even start the show.

Live Sound for the Guitarist

• Author: @dannobles
A basic primer on running live sound from a guitarist perspective.

Technique vs Feeling sucks - and here's why

• Author: @davidsertl
Let us adress the biggest Elephant in the Room when it comes to playing guitar, when it comes to playing music, when it comes to listening music – the seemingly oldest story ever, which is the nonsensical way people approach Feelings in music, and how that seems to have become a problem for a bit too many musicians out there.
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