It’s been a tradition here at Guitar Noise to celebrate New Year pretty much whenever possible! And today marks the start of the Year of the Snake.
Learn how to combine strumming and single note picking, not only for our arrangement of Green Day’s “Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)” but for any song you play.
Doc Watson recorded sixty albums, received seven Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of the Arts from President Bill Clinton in 1997.
Tone, Taste, or Technique – Which is most important? I know all three are important… but what is the most important?
Here’s an idea: take a time-tested practice technique and adapt it to your resolutions and guitar-playing goals for the upcoming year. Whatever your goals (musical and otherwise), we’re certain this advice can help you acheive them.
This simple arrangement of Green Day’s “Time of Your Life” is a great lesson on letting the notes dictate how you pick them, instead of relying solely on downstroke picking or alternate picking.
David Hodge looks back on 14 years at GN to pick out some lessons that may be worth your while. This is close enough to a best of list for 2012.
It’s not just a sentiment of good tidings, it’s a song lesson! Learn a very simple arrangement of this holiday favorite, which may be even better than figgy pudding!