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David Hodge

Since joining Guitar Noise in 1999, David has written over a thousand articles, lessons, interviews and reviews here. He also serves as the site's Managing Editor, supervising all content in addition to the continued writing of his own lessons and articles. And if that wasn't enough to keep him busy, David is also the author of seven instructional books, the most recent being Idiot’s Guide: Guitar Theory.

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  1. Robert
    July 20th, 2012 @ 12:13 pm

    Thank you Thank you for such a wonderfully instructive site. I have been trying to play for a few years now, thought I was beat but you have given me new hope. Thanks again!

  2. Glenn Jarrett
    May 10th, 2013 @ 6:13 pm

    David is a brilliant teacher; his explanation is the clearest I have yet seen. Many thanks.

  3. Nick
    October 18th, 2013 @ 4:10 am

    Very excited to have stumbled across this site. If I can’t improve with the aid of these great lessons (after 45 years of false starts) , then there’s no hope! Thanks, David.

  4. Patrick
    April 26th, 2015 @ 4:40 pm

    I just wish to tell you how much I enjoyed this article. It was the best I have found yet and the way you explained and illustrated was very easy to grasp and interpret. Before now I always had a tendency to NOT being able to sing along with my playing correctly. I have much hope now of being on the path to correcting that issue.

    Do you ever do articles on strumming patterns for various time signatures ?? I am having the greatest difficulty when it comes to reels,jigs,and 9/8,12/8. IF you did I thought that I may be able to understand your explanation and examples. It would be most appreciated !!