Take it from someone who works on guitars regularly, with some attention and TLC, almost any guitar can be made to sing sweetly.  I've listed a few tips below.  While I have listed these in what I consider to...
Guitarist Cecilia Villar Eljuri recently released "Eljuri on Guitars" on SoundCloud as a three-part educational series created to provide tips and advice for inspiring people to find their "inner voice" and to pick up a guitar a play. According to...
I am often asked how many minutes to practice per day. Remember that you will get back what you put in, the more time spent practicing, the closer you will reach your goals as a guitarist. For beginners, ages 8 -10, I...
OK, your band has finally starting to get more gigs which is really awesome. That feeling you get when you’re having a good show is beyond amazing. Of course, it’s a huge bummer if something breaks down which stops the show. So you definitely want to be prepared to be able to make a quick fix so you can keep on rocking.
You know as a guy I’m in no way an expert or an authority on makeup, but a few years ago while watching my girlfriend at the time try out all kinds of funky makeup tricks, I realized that when done right, it’s actually an incredibly fascinating form of art. And while watching her learn to do all these crazy things with her eye liners and her eye shadows, I realized that there were actually quite a few simple lessons that I could learn from her as a guitarist.  
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 7 Americana music is a broad genre that is historical as well as contemporary, growing and changing. According to AmericanaMusic.org, influences in Americana range from “country, roots-rock, folk, bluegrass, R&B, and blues, resulting...
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...
So, you are trying to learn a skill which would last you a lifetime and improve your eye-hand coordination, manual dexterity, and rhythm for the rest of your life. Today, in this day and age, we can learn anything...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. One of the best-kept secrets in the vocal technique world that is gaining some recognition lately is that of the Straw Technique or Straw Phonation. If you ever experience vocal fatigue, strain for higher notes,...
AS SEEN ON GUITAR GIRL MAGAZINE ISSUE 6  A seasoned guitarist knows what they like. They know what strings give them their sound of preference, what tuner suits their needs, and what picks they can depend on. In other words,...