Dec22

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.

Read More

Dec22

There is a not so subtle connection between the origin of the pentatonic scale and blues music.

Read More

Dec12

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.

Read More

Dec11

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.

Read More

Dec08

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.

Read More

Dec03

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.

Read More

Nov29

Before the holidays, let’s go through some of the things you can buy for the guitar player on your list. Have no fear – there are no wrong things to buy!

Read More

Nov22

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.

Read More