About Graham Merry

AKA as Guitar Noise Forum moderator Greybeard.

Apr30

A review of Dadi’s fingerpicks, made in the style of Pro-Pik’s open face fingerpick rather than Dunlop’s traditional style.

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Apr30

Getting better at making chord changes is an early goal for every guitarist. Graham discusses how using the art of visualization can help you develop smooth chord changes, both in learning new chords and in practicing the ones you already know.

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Apr22

Here’s Graham’s take on using a mathematical approach to learning the fretboard. And while he’ll be the first to say that this is not a replacement for theory and it won’t teach you the names of notes in scales or chords, but it does offer you a way of using theory without too much thought.

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Feb25

Intricate, enjoyable music by the German duo is made up of Olaf Wegener and Eberhard Klunker, two friends who teamed up to produce the music that they enjoy playing, rather than follow a path trodden by many others. Two acoustic guitars, no overdubbing and no editing – did this brave step work?

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May09

In the first of our series of discussions on this fascinating topic, Graham provides his thoughts on the ideas of positive and negative competitiveness. This is a thoughtful piece that I think will give everyone a few new insights into an old problem.

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Apr11

In this article Greybeard has managed to condense volumes of information and opinions on guitar picks, all culled for our readers and visitors to our Forum pages. Here’s pretty much anything you could possibly want to know about this subject in one convenient place!

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Mar20

In response to the many people who’ve written with questions on how to tune the guitar, Graham’s written this wonderful step-by-step process for those of you who are unfamiliar with how to tune with a tuner.

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Nov28

Guitar Noise Forum Moderator Greybeard takes us through the steps of creating a chord melody using Auld Lang Syne as an example.

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