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. 

Understanding Music For Beginner Guitarists

Understanding Music For Beginner GuitaristsThis guide is NOT full of jargon and

Ultimate Guide To Buying Your Guitar in 2020

Ultimate Guide To Buying Your Guitar in 2020 for beginners This guide

Learning guitar can just be learning some basic chords, copying some songs. Even playing by ear. But how does music theory help you?

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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?

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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.

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Look after your guitar might seem straight forward. But there are often a few things as a beginner might forget to look out for.

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This isn’t your standard advice about tips on improving your guitar technique or even more efficiently practicing. But something else far more important.

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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.

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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!

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Often people think children learn music faster than adults. When really, they just learn differently to grown-ups. Find out more in this article.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Music is like a language. In this article we will cover basic music theory topics such as the musical alphabet, how scales are formed.

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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.

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A lot of people when they practise guitar worry about developing bad habits, including playing with wrong technique. So how can you avoid it?

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The typical Guitar Tuning is EADGBE, but sometimes, that’s not what our favourite guitarists are playing! So what else is out there?

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Just like people’s body types, there are quite a few different acoustic body types out there too. Along with different sizes. So which one do you want?

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Guitars originated in Spain about 400 years ago! What journeys has it gone through to get to where it is now as the modern day guitar?

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Get some ideas of what to do as a beginner guitar player with it comes to playing along with backing tracks to improve your guitar playing.

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If you are into heavy metal or rock electric guitar, or even electric blues that uses a distorted guitar tone, then I hope this article can helps you.

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Shredding is a unique and very cool skill on the guitar. But why do some people really struggle and others get there super quick? (pun not intended) 🙂

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Are you learning to sing and play guitar? What you are thinking as you are performing and can make a huge difference to your voice…

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A lot of guitarists get frustrated because they practise something to perfection. Thinking they’ve nailed it. But on stage, they struggle to replicate it.

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Here’s a list of equipment you need if you would like to set up a small recording studio in the comfort of your own home.

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A lot of musicians feel their guitar playing sounds robotic and dry, there are a few techniques and ideas to add more feeling into your guitar playing.

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Changing quickly between guitar chords, so they are clean and smooth, is the key to making the songs you play on your guitar sound great. Find out more here

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Tapping technique is strongly associated with Eddie Van Halen and the 80’s glam metal era. Here’s some tapping execises with pentatonic scales.

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