How to Play F major Scale on Guitar

Scales are considered one of the most fundamental concepts in music. These are a subset of notes out of the 12 notes found in western music. There are different types of scales based on the number of notes they contain as well as the mood they create based on the intervals they contain. So what

How to Strum Without a Pick

For many steel-string acoustic and electric guitarists, guitar picks (also called plectrums) are must-have accessories. With a variety of materials, shapes, thicknesses, textures and flexibilities to choose from, you can find one for nearly every style of playing. As a beginner, chances are you were taught to play with a pick. This makes sense, because

How to Make Your Guitar Playing More Dynamic

If you’ve ever wanted to understand how to make your guitar playing more dynamic, you’ve come to the right place. You see, as musicians, we develop an inner ear for music over time and learn to break it down and understand the fundamentals of what makes a piece work. Hearing a piece of music with

How to Play Rhythm Guitar like John Lennon

Despite a legendary career with the Beatles and as a solo artist, John Lennon remains underrated for his guitar playing skills. Over the course of his lifetime, Lennon established himself as one of the greatest rhythm guitar players in the history of the instrument. Even today, his body of work remains as energetic and dynamic

How to Master Guitar Dynamics

No one intends to bore their audience with lifeless songs. But without learning how to funnel emotion into your music, you might do just that. Or even worse, you might play at a level 10 all the time like many contemporary artists, providing little change and seldom connecting with your listeners. Dynamics offer a tool

7 Ways To Improve Your Strumming

Greatness is often found in the unnoticed things.  People like to pay attention to a guitarist’s finger speed or their creative voicing of chords. But that’s not what makes them great. The key is in the right hand. So if you’re looking to improve your strumming, I have some tips for you. I’ll be covering

Learn Guitar Faster With These Muscle Memory Exercises

Muscle memory can be a confusing topic, but it’s important to understand if you want to master the guitar. It can take a while to learn guitar, but incorporating muscle memory exercises can actually help you learn guitar faster. How Can Muscle Memory Exercises Help With Guitar? Neurons are the key to developing muscle memory