Apr11
David Gilmour

If you’re going to play an emotionally charged song, you can’t hide behind a single strumming pattern. Comfortably Numb is one of the highlight songs from Pink Floyd’s The Wall and we have arranged it for a single guitar, using many strumming and crosspicking techniques we’ve gone over in our Guitar Noise Podcast series.

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Mar23

Let’s finish our look at “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” by looking at a slightly more complicated strumming pattern as well as learning about a new voicing of the G7 chord.

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Mar19
Lynyrd Skynyrd

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, here’s a Celtic arrangement of Lynyrd Skynyrd’s “All I Can Do Is Write About It” done in DADGAD tuning. A wonderful way to remember your home, whether home is in Alabama or Caledonia.

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Mar15

Before moving onward with modes, it’s important to grasp the concept of “target” notes as well as to understand that a target note doesn’t have to be a part of the chord in a chord progression. Here we’ll look at how single notes can used to create far more interesting solos than simply using “safe” notes.

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Mar15

The March 15, 2009 issue of Guitar Noise News, a free twice-a-month newsletter from Guitar Noise.

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Mar02

In this podcast we’ll continue to explore how to sing and play at the same time, using “Will the Circle Be Unbroken” as our example.

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Mar01

Guitar Newsletter for the 1st of March. Includes two new lessons, contest details for our Guitar Breakthrough giveaway and some words of wisdom.

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Feb23
The Rolling Stones in 1965

This is an easy, yet slightly challenging take on a familiar strumming/picking pattern featuring a Rolling Stones song that you’ll be playing well in no time at all.

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