Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Best Guitar Pedals For Beginners in 2023
Welcome to the rich and addictive world of guitar pedals! Whether you’re looking to expand your current pedal collection or this is your very first venture into guitar effects, this guide has got you covered. I’ll be explaining what you should be taking into account when buying new guitar pedals and also what makes a […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Buy Your First Electric Guitar – A Beginner’s Guide
It’s a big day! Choosing your first electric guitar is step number one on your journey to playing the greatest musical instrument on the planet. Now, I might be a little biased, but as a 20-year veteran of the guitar, I can confidently say there is no greater feeling than strumming, picking, or shredding through […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Play Chords & Scales On Guitar
With all the guitar chords and scales out there, it can be a little overwhelming trying to figure out which ones you truly need to know to get the most out of your instrument. And in the age of the internet, where an endless waterfall of information is at the tips of our fingers, finding […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Achieve Your Guitar Goals in 2023 
2022 has come to an end, and it’s time to make some positive changes heading into 2023. The start of a new year is the perfect time to refocus on why you picked up the guitar in the first place and get a fresh start on your goals for the instrument. It’s important to remember […]

Guitareo  /  Articles
Your Guide To The Guitarist’s Survival Kit
When it comes to playing the guitar, being prepared is key. Whether you want to survive the coldest nights playing by the campfire, tackle last-minute emergencies before a big show, or prepare for a long jam session with friends, we’re here to make sure you’re ready. The Guitarist’s Survival Kit will have you well-equipped to […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The 10 Most Popular Strumming Patterns of All Time
If you’ve played guitar for any amount of time, you’ve probably gathered that strumming is a pretty important piece of the puzzle — the guitar is considered a rhythm instrument after all. So to help you navigate these daunting rhythmic waters, we’ve created a guide to help you play ten of the most popular strumming […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
Beginner Guitar Technique Guide
If you’ve spent any time on “Guitar Instagram” you’ll likely have been bombarded with flashy techniques of all kinds – mindbending tapping, speedy slurs, crazy slides, massive stretches, and unimaginable speed. These guitar flexes can quickly make you feel like even playing your favorite songs on the guitar is way out of reach. But this […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Master The F Chord On Guitar
Everyone faces his or her own unique set of challenges when learning to play the guitar. Some struggle with synchronizing their strumming hand with their fretting hand while others can’t seem to stretch their fingers far enough when playing chords. But there’s one topic where almost every guitarist faces adversity: the F chord.  The F […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Intermediate Guitarist Checklist
Every single guitar player that’s ever existed has been a beginner at some point. For you, that might even be right now. But how do you know when you’ve broken out of the beginner stage and can officially call yourself an intermediate guitar player? Well, everyone has a slightly different set of criteria they use […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
A Guide To Playing Easy Guitar Songs
When you’re a beginner guitar player, learning how to play songs you love is probably at the top of your list of goals. Unfortunately, a lot of lessons out there will take you through boring exercises that don’t allow you to do what you really want to… have fun! So in this guide, we’ve put […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Top Guitar Chord Progressions
Chord progressions make up the backbone of any great song. A combination of the right chords can create a backdrop for a melody fitting of any genre or style.

Devin Dhillon, Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
Guitar Holiday Gift Guide 2021
If you’re shopping for a guitar player this holiday season, then you might be feeling a little overwhelmed by the sheer amount of options available to you when shopping for electric guitars, acoustic guitars, guitar amplifiers, and guitar accessories.  In this holiday buyer’s guide, we’ll give you this year’s best guitar gear recommendations for the […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The 15 Best Guitar Accessories Of 2021
Here are our favorite guitar accessories for 2021. You'll find the best capo, tuners, straps, stands, and more!

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Play Guitar Like Jimi Hendrix
Celebrate Jimi Hendrix's legacy with these video lessons from Ayla Tesler-Mabe.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
Top 5 Most Important Guitar Scales
These scales are about to become your best friend. Almost every great guitar solo you’ve heard comes from these scales.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
Guitar Music Theory Crash Course
Understand how guitar chords are made, how different chords fit together in a song, how guitar scales are made and why they’re important!

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How Beginner Guitar Chords Are Made
As you probably already know, chords are the building blocks of almost all music. A typical song is made up of one or more series of chords that repeat. But how are these chords created? They aren’t just random notes thrown together or convenient shapes you make with your hand. These shapes are built up […]

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
A Guide To The Pentatonic Scale On Guitar
Of all the guitar scales you’ll learn, the pentatonic scale will likely become your favorite.

Ayla Tesler-Mabe  /  Articles
The Best Electric Guitar For You!
Looking to buy your first electric guitar or just want to know which is the best electric guitar for you? You've landed in the right place.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
How To Practice Guitar
Have you ever wondered what the secret to truly great guitar playing was? The answer is simple: Practice. But is there a wrong way to doing it...?

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