Jan23
David Hodge

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.

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Jan20
Doc Watson

Doc Watson recorded sixty albums, received seven Grammy Awards, and was awarded the National Medal of the Arts from President Bill Clinton in 1997.

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Jan07

Tone, Taste, or Technique – Which is most important? I know all three are important… but what is the most important?

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Jan02
Guitar Resolutions

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.

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Jan01
Green Day

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.

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Dec30
David Hodge

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.

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Dec24
We Wish You A Merry Christmas

Learn a very simple arrangement of this holiday favorite, which may be even better than figgy pudding! It’s not just a sentiment of good tidings, it’s a song lesson!

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Dec22

To put it mildly, things have been pretty strange this year. Guitar Noise News kind of got caught up in the “we’ll get to it as soon as we can” pile.

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