Songwriting requires tons of creativity and inspiration. Unfortunately, sooner or later you will get stuck and you’ll find it difficult to come up with something fresh. Discovering a muse, developing a songwriting routine, and learning how to expand your...
Alessia Cara, Marie Digby, Tori Kelly, and Adele are all powerful females who can shred on a guitar. But do you know what else they have in common? Each of these strong women got their start online through social media, networking,...
Whether you’re a little-bit country like Bonnie Raitt, or rock ‘n’ roll like Lzzy Hale, a pick should fit your signature style. There are numerous pick manufacturers offering many options and styles to explore. As you may know, the teardrop-shaped...
Dream of being a solid rhythm guitar player? Constant motion in your strumming hand equals amazing rhythm guitar playing. It equally applies to your soloing chops as well. Holding a guitar pick with a relaxed grip and keeping the...
Every guitar player has dreams of being able to play fast. I don’t blame them. There is nothing more impressive than watching an expert guitar player effortlessly shred over the entire neck of the guitar. Good news is it’s possible...
Writing a song is a delicate, intellectual process that is both unique and personal, individual to every guitarist without an exception. Some people like to make patterns that they begin with during each song-making session, others like to paint...
If you’re past the trick or treat period, then Halloween is all about the looks, the decorations and the parties. If you’re getting ready for a boogie night, make sure to check off your list the top songs for...
Improvisation. The freedom to express yourself anytime, anywhere through the notes you play. It’s the ability to rock a solo like your guitar heroes. The Holy Grail we aspire to when we first pick up the guitar. Cover Photo credit: (Image...
As a gigging musician, you come to a point when you realize that Jane Q. Public has little to no idea just how much of your blood, sweat and tears go into making live music or about the ringing...
Female guitarists, simply put, are often at a distinct disadvantage. This whole guitar thing seems to be built around male players, especially when it comes to gear, guitars, and learning. Anyone who has smaller hands than the average guy...