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Beginner guitar lesson tips and advice from Guitar Girl Magazine.

If you're interested in joining an all-female guitar lesson community, Girl Guitar may be the solution you've been looking for. Based in Austin, Texas, founder Mandy Rowden is a singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who started Girl Guitar in 2007. She shares...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 10 - Winter 2019 - Acoustic Artists By now, you’ve probably mastered many three-chord songs, and you’re singing and strumming your way through many hits, both ones you may have written and ones...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 10 - Winter 2019 - Acoustic Artists While strumming has its obvious advantages, such as establishing rhythm and building energy, the true voice of the instrument is pulled out through individually plucked strings....
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 9 - Autumn 2019 - Ladies of Metal Metal is a scary genre — sure some of the subject matter covers all things dark and gruesome, but I’m talking scary from a guitar...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine - Issue 7 Americana is a genre that wears many hats. It pulls influence from country, blues, folk, rock ‘n’ roll, gospel, and many more. It is considered a contemporary style of music that incorporates various...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine, Issue 8 “Cannonball” by the Breeders. “Never Miss the Water” by Chaka Khan and Meshell Ndegeocello. “Come Together” by The Beatles. “Another One Bites the Dust” by Queen. These are songs in which the bass...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine, Issue 8 Fed up with the same old bass patterns under your blues progressions? Maybe it’s time to think outside the box. Sure, you have gotten plenty of mileage out of those tried-and-tested walking basslines,...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 4. Rhythm is not the most glamorous thing to practice, but it is essential to playing any piece of music. It is one of the major foundations of music itself. Whether you are the lead,...
As seen on Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Did your spouse leave you, taking your dog, truck, and house (maybe it's a mobile home)? If so, you're the living embodiment of what...
As seen in Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 5 Country guitar playing stretches back as far as most people can recall. It predates most modern styles of playing and shares most similarities with blues and rock and roll than most people even...