Being on stage in a band is one of the coolest things. There are the fans, the lights, the cameras and all the other things that go along with being in a band (like the clothes, the funny stuff...
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...
Honestly there has never been an easier time to learn to play the guitar, or any other instrument for that matter. From the very basics to the most advanced techniques of guitar playing, there are literally thousands, if not millions, of resources out there on the internet that can help you realize your guitar ambitions. However, there is still a lot to be said for signing up for some old-school guitar lessons. And there are a few things that you need to look for when picking a teacher. Today, Guitar Girl dives into the seven most important qualities that you should look for in a guitar teacher.
Working at a repair shop (SF Guitarworks) in the Bay Area for nearly three years taught me a lot about buying used instruments. Occasionally we would have customers bring in seamlessly innocent second-hand guitars (maybe encouraged to purchase them...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. Songwriting is a talent that I think is entirely different from being a gifted singer, live performer, or instrumentalist. Lots of singers and soloists can blow you away with their chops...for a while. But...
When you are performing live, getting your tone is the most important thing. But how exactly do you achieve that? Although many people claim that very sophisticated and expensive gear is what you need, you should know that this is not the secret to a great sound on stage. The key is knowing how to choose and use the equipment you already have.
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...
Are you a rock and roll fan? Is jazz music more your style? Or, are you a fan of classical music? Whatever style of music you like, you can easily learn to play your favorite songs and music genre on the guitar.
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,...
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...