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Acoustic guitar resources, articles and tips for beginner and beyond

Why You Should Learn Acoustic Guitar First

delihayat / E+ / Getty Images Not sure whether to buy an acoustic or electric guitar for your first try at the instrument? Read on as Corona, CA teacher Milton J. shares his expert advice... Learning to play the guitar can seem like a daunting task. With so many different types of guitars and styles of playing, it can be hard to decide where to start. But here’s a secret - learning acoustic guitar first is often the best way to go (and it's not just because there are so many songs to

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10 Best Easy Acoustic Guitar Songs (With Video & Chords)

Are you looking for some easy acoustic guitar songs to play? If so, you’re in the right place! Today, we’re going to share 10 fun but simple songs you can play on your acoustic guitar, along with a video and the chords for each one. Instead of you trudging through difficult music that you don’t enjoy playing, check out this diverse list of songs to play. Note: Making music is tricky business. There's a lot of multitasking, and it takes time to get things flowing the way you want to h

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How to Simplify Your Live Guitar Rig for Performances

Playing the guitar is such a fantastic experience. It’s so relieving to be on stage or in your designated practice space and just wail on your instrument. However, one of the difficulties of being a guitar player is deciding what gear is needed for live performances. We often get trapped in thinking that we must have the biggest and loudest guitar rig for shows, accompanied by a pedalboard equipped with 30+ pedals. Don’t get me wrong, there is something extremely satisfying about plugging in

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8 Must-Have Acoustic Guitars for Fall 2016 (For All Budgets)

In the market for a new guitar? Check out these recommendations for the best acoustic guitars released this year, courtesy of Colleen from   Buying a new acoustic guitar is a really exciting experience. But to make the process hassle-free, you'll want to spend some time considering a few important questions. Are you just starting out, or are you an experienced guitarist? Will you be playing solo, or with a band? What is your budget? Once you have the answers to these

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