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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.

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A Guide To The CAGED System On Guitar
The CAGED system uses repeating open chord shapes that ascend (and descend) the guitar neck. In this beginner guitar guide, we’ll be dissecting this primary method of guitar fretboard navigation.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
A Guide To Improvising Guitar Solos For Complete Beginners
Improvisation is a term used by musicians of all skill levels to describe “making it up on the spot”. Improvisation is an essential skill when it comes to unlocking your creativity on the fretboard.

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.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Ultimate Beginner Guitar Chord Guide
In this guide, Ayla teaches you all the essential chords so you can play your favorite songs and write your own music.

Guitareo  /  Articles
A Guide To The Major Scale On Guitar
In this guide, you’ll find a collection of video lessons that will take you through the ins and outs of playing the major scale. You’ll start off by gaining a basic understanding of what the major scale is and the music theory behind it. From there, we’ll take a look at how to practice it and how you can apply it in a creative way. Once you’ve completed these lessons, you’ll have a complete grasp of the major scale on the guitar.

Andrew Clarke  /  Articles
The Bar Chord Survival Guide
In this guide, we will be tackling bar chords (or barre chords), one of the biggest areas of difficulty for guitar players at any level.

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.

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

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 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...?

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
Quick & Easy Guitar Warm-Ups For Beginners
Just like any other physical activity you engage in, stretching and warming up are important parts of staying healthy, avoiding injury, and maintaining good technique. Every time you sit down to practice the guitar, you shouldn’t jump right into the most challenging material you’re working on. Instead, you’re better of going through a few technique-building […]

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 […]

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
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 […]

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