Being able to play along to songs you don’t know is a skill that can be learned. Here are some tips to help you join the band on any song.
Learn how to play acoustic or electric guitar. We have lessons on everything and anything to do with guitar. We’ve even got stuff for bass players, 12 string guitars, banjo pickers, ukulele lovers and all of you beautiful misunderstood lefties.
This beginner article on songwriting covers topics such as inspiration, tools of the trade, words or music first, what to write about and much more.
This is the third and final part in our series on how to figure out songs by ear. We’re going to put all the pieces together and and take out the guesswork.
In this second of three parts we look at songs by Smashing Pumpkins, The Eagles and Talking Heads to explore the conventions of song structure.
How do you figure out songs by ear without using guitar tab? Find out this series of free ear training lessons by guitar instructor and author David Hodge.
Sometimes it pays to take stock of things and remember what made you want to play music in the first place. Here’s a short interlude for any season.
This is the second of two parts on open tuning. We’re going to learn how to put together a fretboard map and use it to figure out chords in open tuning.
This article is the first of two parts on the use of open tuning. Find out what open tunings are and how to achieve them.