David Hodge

About David Hodge

Since joining Guitar Noise in November 1999, David has written over a thousand articles, lessons, interviews and reviews. He also serves as the site's Managing Editor, supervising all content in addition to the continued writing of his own lessons and articles. In April 2013, David joined the writing staff of Answers.com, heading up their Guitar Pages. And if that wasn't enough to keep him busy, David contributes to regularly Acoustic Guitar Magazine. He is also the author of six instructional books, the most recent being Idiot’s Guide: Playing Guitar.

Victoria Day 2014

This is one of those occasional blogs I write when the mood strikes me. But we’ll call it the “(Sort of the) Guitar Noise News” for May 2014.

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Earth Day 2014

Welcome to the April 2014, or “Earth Day edition” of Guitar Noise News, the “official newsletter” of the Guitar Noise website.

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St. Patrick's Day 2014

It’s the Saint Patrick Day’s edition of Guitar Noise News, or if you prefer, you can just think of it as the “March 2014″ edition. Feeling lucky?

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Lego Green Day

What does it mean to play a song? Does strumming a few chords count? Or does it have to be note for note and the whole song?

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Van Morrison Live

This single-guitar arrangement of Van Morrison’s “Crazy Love” explores using arpeggios and open string chord voicings to create a fitting accompaniment to this wonderful song.

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The Clash

Here’s a primer to help you understand and form any power chord you want on your guitar in several different ways.

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Valentine's Day 2014

It’s Valentine’s Day, which means that you’re either about to have a great day or that you’re a bit of a wreck because you’ve forgotten it. Let’s hope it’s the former!

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Joni Mitchell

Here is an easy fingerstyle arrangement of Joni Mitchell’s “The Circle Game,” done in open G tuning. As always, we’ll walk you through it step by step.

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