How do you know what to play when you only know the chords? This lesson shows you some ways to come up with basslines that sound close enough to the original.
There is a not so subtle connection between the origin of the pentatonic scale and blues music.
There are a few different claims to the origin of the slide guitar. But whatever they are, slide guitar is forever associated with the sound of blues music.
When you write a song with emotion you need to remember that everyone is going to react to it differently. Let’s look at how emotion is tied to songwriting.
What are harmonics and how are they produced? We’re going to delve into these questions and show you how use harmonics to spice up a few songs.
What sort of things can you use to play slide guitar? Here are some ideas and a collection of tips to make your slide playing sound better.
The chorus is the part of a song that repeats the most. It can become very annoying if the songwriter doesn’t know what they’re doing.
Tommy Shaw is best known for his work with Styx and Damn Yankees. In this interview he talks to us about the ups and downs of his impressive music career.