What are the Basic Types of Guitars

To the uninitiated, a guitar might just seem like a guitar. Sure, you’re aware of the difference between an electric and a non-electric, or acoustic. Beyond this basic distinction, however, there are many differences in guitars. For instance, classical guitarists use a different style of guitar …

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…