Learn to Play Guitar: 4 Common Myths Debunked
Always wanted to learn to play guitar? Sometimes the first step is the hardest one - just simply getting started! Here, Philip R. shares the top myths and realities when it comes to playing...
"Not me," "I can't," "but you don't understand." How many times have these phrases held us back? How many plans were scrapped by us over the years, as negativity held its death grip around our throats? Answer: too many. As you learn to play guitar for the first time, most students are susceptible to
Exercises for Practicing Guitar Chords
There are several ways to master the technique of changing chords, so lets look at a couple of exercises using basic guitar chords. The basic guitar chords are C, D, Dm, E, Em, F, G, A, and Am. Some instructors add C7, D7, E7, G7, A7 and B7. The F chord is always the most difficult for the beginning guitar player because you hold two strings down with one finger.
Ideally, you want your basic guitar chords to sound clean and crisp no muffled strings. Keep practicing the individual chords un
6 Destructive Beliefs That Hold Beginner Musicians Back
Do you ever wonder how good your skills would be now if you started practicing a year ago? A question like this should motivate, not dishearten you. In this article, guest writer Elizabeth Kane will take you through six destructive beliefs you might face as you're learning how to become a musician, and how you can overcome them...
Mind Over Matter
Your mind is a powerful tool. Your thoughts dictate just about every conscious decision you make.
Whether you're a beginner guitari
19 Signs You're Head Over Heels In Love With Your Guitar
You've been hurt by instruments before, so how do you know if what you feel for your guitar is the real thing? Read on to discover the signs that you're completely crazy in love with your guitar. How many of these things sound like you?
1. The first time you saw your guitar, your heart skipped a beat.
They say that when you find the right one, you just know.
2. Your guitar has a place of honor in your home.
Making space for it in your home is a sure sign that you're really falling ha
100+ Online Tools and Resources for Musicians
Are you ready to take the music scene by storm? As a musician, youre well aware of how difficult it is to make a name for yourself or your band.
Practicing until the wee hours of the night, juggling several odd jobs, and traveling to play multiple gigs are just a few of the sacrifices you make as a musician.
Luckily, there are a ton of online music resources that can help make your life easier, including platforms that help you find gigs and websites that assist in promoting your band.