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. Guitar Noise Staff
    March 9th, 2012 @ 12:04 am

    Thanks for the suggestions. Better organization would definitely benefit us all.

    The two lessons you’re looking for are The Power of Three and Building Additions (and Suspensions).

    I’ve added the links to this series of lessons. If you are looking for something else, please let us know in the comments and we’ll try and find it for you.

    – Paul

  2. Stephen Platt
    March 8th, 2012 @ 10:37 pm

    Great site guys, I’m really learning a lot. However, I am getting a little frustrated trying to follow all the links that you put in the articles. For instance, I came to the “Musical Genome Project” from another article that referred to the trilogy of articles that was the “MGP”, and I can’t seem to find any of the rest of the trilogy. Different name for the other articles; in the archives; I just don’t know.

    I know you guys are busy, but I think that your site could be much more useful (at least to me, a beginning/mediocre player), if there was some sort of organization to your stuff. You know, a logical progression sort of layout (Theory articles here, Song articles there, Technique-scales,riffing- around the corner, etc.) Or maybe, at the very least, when a followup article is written, put a link to it in the previous article; that way, little lost souls like me will know where to go next.

    Thanks any way for all that you do have, I am really enjoying what I encounter.

    PS. I don’t follow blogs, so maybe therein lies my problem.

  3. Stephen
    March 10th, 2012 @ 6:35 pm

    Thanks for your response. After I posted the comment, I was looking at some other stuff and discovered your “Begin here(stupid!!!)” stuff. Felt kinda foolish. Thanks again for the hard work and effort that you guys put into the site. I realize that you are writing for a very diverse audience, and I do think that you’re doing a marvelous job.


    • David Hodge
      March 10th, 2012 @ 6:42 pm

      Hi Stephan

      Thanks for writing and please don’t feel foolish about this! At last count I think we’ve got over two thousand articles, lessons, blog posts, reviews, mini-lessons and who knows what else on this website! We have a hard time keeping track of it all ourselves!

      Don’t hesitate to post here or even email me directly at dhodgeguitar@aol.com whenever you have a question. Also feel free to post questions on our Forum pages, where you’ll get the benefit of even more knowledge and experience.

      Looking forward to chatting with you again.


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