Blog, Articles & Guides for Learning Guitar
If you are looking to improve your guitar playing, or get some more advice on helping your child learn to play guitar.
Some of our articles or blog posts may help to inspire some ideas.
Often times we think we know something, and still learn something new when reading it at a different time with a different perspective.
I hope you find something that helps you here.
One of the hardest things to play, especially for new guitar players, is barre chords. These need a lot of finger strength as well as patience when you are first learning them. This guide will show you how to play barre chords and make it easier for you to learn them.
If you’ve been playing guitar for some time, you might want to get on stage and start jamming. This can be intimidating for a first-timer, but it doesn’t have to be. This guide will show you what you need to do to be successful in the jam session.
Many young children want to play guitar. The problem is that a lot of them have difficulty practicing their instrument once they come home from their lessons. As a parent, you can do a few things to ensure that they practice and get the most out of their music lessons.
Once you have learned a few guitar chords, it’s possible to start writing your first songs. It may seem like it’s a complex process, but really it’s not. This short guide will show you how to write your first song.
This short guide will get you used to strumming your guitar. Strumming is one of the key concepts you need to learn on the guitar.
When your first learning guitar, open position chords are some of the first chords that you’ll learn. A lot of beginner guitar players struggle with these chords. Here are some tips to make it easier for you to discover them.
Many guitar players want to learn how to sing and play guitar at the same time. Some think that this is impossible. The truth is that most people can learn to sing and play the guitar together.
I began taking guitar lessons at age fifteen. There were several things I learned while taking guitar lessons. Here is what you can expect when you take lessons.
Many guitar players end up quitting the guitar.
Some of them do this after taking a few lessons.
Others have been playing for a few years and put the guitar away in the closet.
Here is what you should do if you feel like quitting the guitar and why you might want to give it a second chance.
Many people think they are too old to learn the guitar. Some of these individuals are still young. They may be in their late twenties or early thirties.
Playing the electric guitar is easier than playing an acoustic guitar for beginners. Why does a beginner find an electric guitar easier?
Having a basic knowledge of music is enough for you to be a supportive parent. One who is able to help your child succeed at guitar. Find out how here.
Getting started with learning the acoustic guitar doesn’t have to be overcomplicated. It should be fun and be an exciting journey to explore. Find out how.
Learning guitar can just be learning some basic chords, copying some songs. Even playing by ear. But how does music theory help you?
There are a few guitar accessories that will save you time and headache. You don’t have to buy all of thes at once, but you might find them helpful.
Fine… we are biased. We teach guitar. But really, I tried learning guitar without a guitar teacher, and when I had one and wow. So you might want one too.
This is a quick guide if you can’t decide as a beginner guitar player, whether you should start with an acoustic or electric guitar.
Are barre chords holding you back from playing your favourite songs and playing the guitar the way you want to? Get our complete guide here.
Learning to play guitar can seem like an overwhelming task. And while it’s good to do one step at a time. It’s also good to be a rounded musician…but how?
Living in London, it might be hard to have the optimum practise space. Find out how you can still set up an area for you to practise here.
Look after your guitar might seem straight forward. But there are often a few things as a beginner might forget to look out for.
This isn’t your standard advice about tips on improving your guitar technique or even more efficiently practicing. But something else far more important.
Jamming with friends is a fun and social way of improving your guitar skills and becoming more creative. Find out how to get started here.
Guitarists love their guitars, especially when it’s their own creation. Rick Neilsen created a one of a kind five neck guitar, yes a guitar with five necks!
Often people think children learn music faster than adults. When really, they just learn differently to grown-ups. Find out more in this article.
Learning and progressing on the guitar can be easy if you know what to do, and how to go step by step. Here are some ideas to help you as a beginner.
Looking at a guitar, you might be wondering what holds the strings together. And why they look so different guitar to guitar. Find out more here.
Some of the famous musicians have amazing stories to tell about the journey they had with their guitars. Here’s one about “Red Special” by Brian May.
Music is like a language. In this article we will cover basic music theory topics such as the musical alphabet, how scales are formed.
Learning to play guitar can be tricky especially if you don’t know how to practise properly. Here are a few things to keep in mind when practising guitar.