Hans Fahling returns with the first in a series of three articles, each designed to help you get better at playing faster by means of starting slowly. This is a great read (and terrific exercises!) for all guitarists, whatever style you play and whatever speed you aspire to!
Rhythm and Lead Guitar Technique
Rhythm and lead guitar both require many essential guitar techniques. Acoustic and electric guitars also have techniques unique to them. The lessons on this page teach focus on the technical aspects of playing guitar.
Don’t just set your volume and tone knobs to 10. Here are some great ideas on how to use all the parts of your electric guitar a bit more creatively.
Playing cool rhythm guitar riffs is an art – Tom Hess explores ways for you to unlock the rocking rhythm guitarist in you!
Tom Hess discusses how to improve your 7-string guitar playing by using the unique aspects of the instrument to guide you and to help improve your skills.
Longtime GN reader Matt Desenberg contacted me last month about giving back to the community. Little did I realize it would be in the form of this terrific lesson that not only covers aspects of playing slide guitar, but also demonstrates how various slide techniques can improve your regular guitar playing. Thanks, Matt!