What are some Tools for Guitars

The array of accessories available to make guitar playing efficient and easy is growing all the time. From tuners to helps in string changing, you’re sure to find a tool that will help you do whatever you need help with.

An inexpensive tool you’ll use for changing strings is a peg winder. T…

Should I Get New Guitar Strings

If you’ve shopped around for guitar strings lately, you know the variety is staggering! How can anyone pick the strings they will truly love? It’s disappointing to go to the work of putting on a new set and finding that you liked the sound of the old set better, even though they were dull and wo…

Free Guitar Lessons Online

You’ve seen the websites. They list multiple lessons for learning to play the guitar, beginning with the most essential basics and working up to improvising lead guitar licks. Is it really possible to learn to play the guitar by following these online lessons, or do you need to hire a teacher for…

Learning Guitar Scales

If you’ve been learning guitar for any length of time, you’ve probably run up against someone who insists you need to learn to play scales. Or maybe you’ve met other guitarists who do practice scales. Are they really necessary? The fact is, it depends on your goal as a guitar player. If you l…

Putting on new Guitar Strings

It might seem unnecessary to frequently change guitar strings, but when you’ve heard the difference a new set can make when replacing an old set, you’ll join the ranks of frequent changers. Old strings get dull sounding, but new ones can make your guitar sound brand new. Many pros change strings…

Learning Guitar Chords

When you’re learning to play the guitar, learning guitar chords is one of the first steps. Chords are what your left hand is doing while the right hand is strumming (or whatever.) There are many, many chords, and many variations of each one. The study of guitar chords can take a lifetime! Fortu…

Free Online Sheet Music for Guitar

If you’ve searched around online much, you are aware that there are ads galore that promise free music, guitar tabs, lyrics and/or chords. Unfortunately, in many cases these items are not free at all. However, you can often find at least the lyrics and the chords for a song you want to learn by d…

What is Guitar Tab

When learning to play the guitar, unlike other instruments, a person rarely uses written music. Instead, they rely on chord diagrams and the like. Since guitarists often don’t read music well, and since they need to designate what string they want to play a note on, they have developed guitar tab…

Learning Guitar Riffs using Scales

If you’re an aspiring guitarist, you love those riffs played by your favorite guitar players. Taking some time to learn to play scales will help you acquire the skills needed to come up with your own improvised runs and riffs. If you think it sounds complicated, it’s really not. It just takes t…

What is Classical Guitar Playing

Nothing is quite as relaxing and beautiful as listening to a good classical guitar player. Learning to play this lovely instrument is not outside of your grasp if you are willing to work at it. The classical guitar differs from other acoustic guitars in that the strings are made of nylon, which is…