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...
You don’t have to be a lighting technician to understand that stage lighting can enhance any band’s musical performance.  Scene: the lights dim, the fog machine mists the darkness.  Spotlights follow the band as they make their way to their positions on stage.  The first note of your favorite song erupts into colors of blue, purple and red.  You are entranced into that very moment of rock n’ roll. 
So, you've heard that wah-wah sound in Hendrix, (early) Clapton, and even John Squire's guitar solos. You've watched guitarists express themselves with their feet as well as their fingers, and you're wondering if you could do the same. How...
A couple of decades ago, learning to play the guitar without the help of an instructor would have been daunting at best. But these days the internet and the thousands of eBook, audio, software and video based guitar learning resources on it have made this type of teacher-less learning not only possible but also an increasingly popular choice amongst beginner guitar students. But is learning guitar online the right choice for you? In today’s article, Guitar Girl runs you through the pros and cons of online guitar learning.
Whether you write your own songs or just enjoy playing improvised stuff, being inspired can make a huge difference! Inspiration can come from all kinds of things including, of course – other people’s music, art, experiences, or even just...
If your New Year’s resolution is to learn a musical instrument, then you shouldn’t go into the venture half-hearted. You should give it your all, and you should seek to be effective with everything that you do. Only then...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. The first step to being a great rhythm guitarist is not purchasing a metronome. It’s not even learning chords or performing with other musicians. It’s admitting to yourself that it’s okay to play rhythm...
The average woman packs nearly 60 items for a two-week vacation, but only wears one-third of those items. When you are headed on the road to perform, either alone or with other musicians, there are several things to consider when packing for...
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...
For many musicians who are trying to break into the music industry, the cost of paying a professional sound engineer to record a demo CD is just too high. So, instead, many musicians have started learning how to record their music themselves.