Learning Songwriting, Technique and Cover Songs from a Guitar Teacher Whether you want to write songs, improve your technique or learn cover songs I’ve got you covered. A guitar teacher will get you where you want to go faster. It’s like driving a Ferrari out to the middle of the country versus waiting for the… Read more How to Get Better Immediately with a Guitar Teacher
F Major Chords in the Key of F – Same as D Minor (The Relative Minor Key) The Notes in the F Major Scale are as follows: F G A Bb C D E Below are 8 progressions using the chords of F Major. Notice how all the chords start with an F chord… Read more Learn How to Manipulate All of the Chords in the Key of F Major Right Now
In my humble opinion george bellas is arguably the best player in the world. George Bellas is I believe to be one of the best if not the best guitar player/ composer/ shredder out there. Here’s why I think so: Harmony Use of Odd Meter Use of Key changes Use of Principles from Classical Music… Read more Neoclassical Shredder, Guitar Player, Composer and Virtuoso – George Bellas
Power Chord mayhem Power chords are a big part of playing guitar. Especially if you are into playing heavy metal and want to shred. They are also used in other genres but these chords are known for being played with (high gain distortion) and at high decibel levels. So crank it up! You should start off with… Read more Power Chords For Beginners – Mastering Your Power Chords.
Pushing Your Limits Examples of each topic are given below. All of the examples are meant to inspire you to learn more. They’re isn’t really an order or one of more importance. Your goals are up to you and no one else. Pushing Your Limits on the guitar should be common and consistent practice tools.… Read more How Pushing Your Limits Will Make You Better. No One Else Will Do It For You
5 String Sweep Picking Arpeggios When I first came across sweep picking I thought it was totally out of my reach and didn’t know that I would later fall in love with sweep picking. It was extremely hard at first. Persevere, persevere, persevere. You WILL be able to sweep at high speeds just like your… Read more How to Play 5 String Root Position Sweeps to achieve Mastery.
This article is for those of you who cannot afford to take lessons at the moment, or if you can’t afford them at all. I once couldn’t afford them and wanted you to know that you too can teach yourself. Before I go any further, I must say that it is my strong belief that… Read more Things To Do If You Cant Afford Guitar Lessons Right Now
How to Record Yourself Playing How will you know if you sound good or if you’re making any progress? Of if your posture or technique needs some refining? Usually someone will tell you but what if you play by yourself or are practicing by yourself. How do you know if you are actually moving forward with your… Read more How to Record Yourself Playing Your Guitar for Maximum Results
The Major Scale And Its 7 Modes Its just One Scale…with 7 Different Positions that Give you 7 Different Sounds. Let me ask you this? If you could improve your overall playing technique and improve your speed and dexterity all in one would you do it? I Hope so. You can achieve all that with… Read more How to Play The Modes
3 Guitar Playing Disciplines I wanted to write this article purely to inspire others to play daily and to persist until you become who you want to be. My sincere hope for you is that this article inspires you to become more disciplined in your approach to guitar playing and realizing your potential. By following these… Read more 3 Guitar Disciplines You Should Have To Get the Most Out of Your Practice Time
20 Ideas to Inject Into Your Song Tonight I recently heard a very successful entrepreneur speak about this concept so I thought it could apply to music as well. His purpose was a way to solve problems and what better problems to solve than the problems we encounter when writing a song. Usual questions are:… Read more 20 Ideas You Can Put Into Your Music Right Now
Guitar Speed In the following article I will show you how to get and maintain your guitar speed. The maintaining part is easier. The getting there is the long haul. Prepare for the long haul and you won’t get any shitty frustrated days. From my experience this all comes from a mindset of haste. Trying… Read more How to Get and Maintain Guitar Speed
Pantera – Top Songs I came across Pantera late. But when I did I was afraid. These guys were totally intimidating. To be honest I didn’t know a band could be that heavy. So I steered clear for awhile sort of like you do when you have your first beer or whiskey shot. Eventually you… Read more Pantera’s Greatest and Most Fiercest Riffs
It’s Zakk Wylde Time… I wanna share with you 2 quotes of his that I think will do wonders for your guitar playing and practicing sessions. Now heres a guitar beast if there ever was one. And he uses fundamentals every morning. The basics. He is a Guitar Titan that has taken over the music industry… Read more Zakk Wylde and 2 of His Mighty Quotes that Will Last You A Lifetime
How to Be A Badass Rhythm Guitar Player In a Few Minutes A Day So you want to be a badass rhythm player. What does a badass rhythm guitar player know? What does he do? What does he do with what he knows? This is key. These are questions you should ask yourself every time… Read more How to Be A Badass Rhythm Guitar Player In a Few Minutes A Day
how to Rekindle your fire when YOUR Flames become mere embers Here are some things to consider. Get Mad! Yes get mad, in a healthy way. I don’t mean for you to start throwing things around. I mean get up and start taking action. Sometimes it’s a depressed state of mind that has us thinking that we… Read more Rekindle Your Fire