Friday, 8 April 2016

Why Kids Should Learn the Guitar at a Young Age


It’s no secret that children can benefit significantly from music, especially when learning to play for themselves. An excellent choice for doing so is the guitar. It’s versatile, sounds great and kids will no doubt think it looks cool!

Music is a universal language that can be loved and understood by all, so why not encourage your child to pick up this wonderful gift and share their sounds with the world?
Read on to learn more about the benefits of music and why kids should learn the guitar at a young age.

It will boost their intellectual capacity

Learning of …

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Tuesday, 5 April 2016

6 Songs that are Super Easy to Learn on Guitar


Learning to play an instrument is the highest aspiration for some and a dream of many. Sure some people would love to learn how to sing and some wish they could write a novel, but learning to play puts them all in a long shadow.

But, nobody feels cool picking out Mary Had a Little Lamb, that’s right finger picking is a rough skill to learn. It doesn’t have to look like that, though. We put together a list of songs that are easy to learn on the guitar that will help you feel cool.

Smoke On the Water

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Friday, 1 April 2016

The Basics of Reading Guitar Tabs


If you are in the process of learning how to play the guitar, nothing can be more exhilarating than getting to know about the intricacies of chords and how they combine to form a rich melody. Even know there will be times when you might feel like giving up, it is important to persevere through your lessons if you want to learn this beautiful musical instrument.

Reading guitar tabs is not an easy job; if it were, then everybody would probably be Steve Vai or Joe Satriani. This is why you must have patience and get yourself involved …

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Sunday, 27 March 2016

Top 3 Tuners that Guitarists Should Consider Using


I’ve already talked in great depth about tuning a guitar here and I even included it on my list of essentials that all guitar players should have but what about the kind of tuner that you should purchase?

So let’s dive into that topic now.

Whether you’re getting ready for a concert, or you just want to tune your guitar for your regular practice, having a dependable tuner that works efficiently in a wide variety of environments is crucial. Here are top three guitar tuners that can help you tune to the perfect pitch irrespective of your environment.


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Thursday, 24 March 2016

How to Read Guitar Chords for Beginners

It’s true that you do not need to read music to learn how to play the guitar, but you should know how to read guitar chords. Musicians have developed some tricks like chord diagrams so that they can communicate basic ideas such as chord progressions, song structure and rhythmic figures. You should not worry as reading a chord chart is not like reading music. It’s very simple; you just need to understand where to put the fingers to form a chord.

This is what a basic chord chart looks like:


Chord diagrams are graphics that tell where …

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Monday, 21 March 2016

5 Reasons to Engage In Finger Exercises for Guitar Players


If you love playing the guitar, you will agree that it takes a lot of practice and endurance to perfect the art. In most cases, everyday is a learning day with guitar playing. Other than regular and consistent practice, however, how well you play the instrument will be determined by how strong, fast, and flexible your fingers are. These are just some of the reasons why finger exercises for guitar are important to an enthusiast of the instrument.

There are various types of guitar finger exercises, each with a specific end goal. Some examples include progression exercises, stretching exercises, …

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