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Beginner Guitarist – Best Time To Start Playing With A Band

August 8, 2016

You just bought your first guitar. You’ve been practicing every day. And you’re wondering when is the best time to start playing with a band? You think to yourself, “Am I ready or good enough to play with a band?” I have the answer for you. I started playing guitar during my summer break after […]


How to Get Eddie Van Halen Guitar Solo Sound Cheap

July 25, 2016

Sounding like Eddie Van Halen doesn’t have to break the bank. Knowing what guitar pedals, amps or guitars to buy is the key to your success. The question is, do you need to spend a boat load of money and buy the top of the line EVH products to get the Eddie Van Halen sound. […]


How Long Should I Practice Guitar Each Day?

July 18, 2016

How long to practice guitar each day is a very popular question among beginners. Even after you’ve been playing for awhile you might wonder if you’re doing enough each day. While there is no set number of hours you should practice in a day you can use some common guidelines to make the most of […]


Three Things That Will Give You Killer Tone

July 10, 2016

There are 3 main ingredients to getting killer guitar tone. I’ve lost track of how many times I’ve sold all of my pedals, amps and even guitars so that I could buy new gear in search of that magic tone. I’ve always been amazed with Eddie Van Halen‘s tone. He rocked a tone in the […]


How to Figure Out any Guitar Solo using YouTube

June 27, 2016

The easiest way to figure out guitar solos is by slowing them down. The problem with slowing down music is that the pitch is usually affected. The slower the song the lower the pitch. Recently I discovered a really cool speed setting on YouTube that not only slows down the video but it also retains […]


3 Ways To Tune A Guitar (Without A Tuner)

April 3, 2016

In this video you’ll learn how to tune your guitar without a tuner. It’s always best to use a tuner if you have one.  (If you don’t have a tuner I recommend this one.) The 3 ways to tune your guitar without a tuner: 1. Relative Tuning 2. Harmonic Tuning 3. Tuning using a combination […]


How to Play Guitar Pinch Harmonics

March 30, 2016

A pinch harmonic (or pick harmonic, squealy harmonic or squelch harmonic – call it what you want!) is a guitar technique that literally makes your guitar scream. In my opinion it’s one of the coolest techniques you can incorporate into your playing. It’s a very cool expression technique. To generate a pinch harmonic you strike the string […]

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