Monthly Archives: February 2004

Preparing To Climb – or, So I Know A Scale. Now What?

Let’s take some of the things we’ve discussed in past columns and see them put to good use. If you’d like, you can even learn how to play Lindsay Buckingham’s solo from the original recording of Landslide. But you’ve got to promise to learn something.

Old Man – Neil Young

Old Man – Neil Young

Old Man is a fun and easy song from Neil Young’s Harvest album. You can learn it in practically no time at all, and then spend ages practicing in order to get the kinds of sounds you want.

Legato Playing – Step by Step Technique Part I

Legato Playing – Step by Step Technique Part I

Hans Fahling returns with the first in a series of three articles, each designed to help you get better at playing faster by means of starting slowly. This is a great read (and terrific exercises!) for all guitarists, whatever style you play and whatever speed you aspire to!