The Official Chord Buddy Review

Chordbuddy review

Who doesn’t like a shortcut? To save time, I’ll take the back-roads any day. But when it comes to learning guitar, shortcuts don’t work for everyone. So in this Chord Buddy review, we’ll figure out whether this approach is right for you, but also show you some more reliable alternatives. I want to explain exactly what you…

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Benefits of Alternate Guitar Tunings

benefits of alternate tunings

You’re looking up chords for your new favourite song. It’s in an alternate tuning… You give up and move on to something “less challenging”. What if I told you that alternate tuning can make playing your favourite song EASIER to play?! In fact, once you get started, you’ll get addicted to alternate tunings and you may…

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5 Songs You Shouldn’t Be Using To Learn Acoustic Guitar (Plus 5 Good Ones!)

5 songs to avoid

We’ve all seen those guys on the college quad. They strum hard on their guitar, garnering small crowds of sorority girls and guys in tank-tops. We can all agree that these folks are not the ideal image of a guitar player. In fact, they are the end of rock n’ roll as we know it.…

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These 23 Guitar Skills Will Make You a Master

guitar mastery skills

Some guitarists make it look easy. They dance up and down the neck without ever looking at their fingers. They elicit tones unmatched by any high school punk on his Dad’s Washburn. They move with precision and speed reserved only for those who sell their souls at the Crossroads. We’ve all been there: practicing and…

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Where Can Adults Learn Guitar?

guitar class in session on chalkboard

Learning a new skill as an adult can be hard. Teaching my Dad to use his iPad was VERY frustrating. You can’t teach an old dog new tricks. Sound familiar? Well, when it comes to using an iPad, or learning the guitar, this simply isn’t true. The guitar is learnable, even for adults. Yet, the question of…

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The 4 Reasons Why Guitar Lessons are So Expensive

costs of guitar lessons

Learning to play the guitar can be expensive. Think about it: The instrument can be hundreds of dollars on its own, plus you need picks, strings, a strap, and maybe even an amplifier. But the real costs come when you actually start to take lessons. Any guitarist can tell you that the cost of learning…

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How to Improve Your Timing and Rhythm on Guitar

how to improve your guitar timing and rhythm

Are you struggling to take your guitar playing to the next level? Here’s the deal: No matter how fast or fancy you can play, timing and rhythm will determine your skills as a guitarist. What are rhythm and timing? Quite simply: Playing notes at the correct time, and following the prescribed tempo. Once you master…

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How to Sing and Play Guitar at the Same Time

how to sing and play guitar

You’re only as strong as your weakest link. You’ve heard that before right? So let me guess: You can play guitar pretty well, but you’re having a tough time with the timing of your singing. That’s usually why people are searching for tips on how to sing and play guitar at the same time. But…

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Learn Eric Clapton Style Guitar

eric clapton guitar song lessons

If you’re an Eric Clapton fan, you will want to check out this awesome Artist Study provided by Guitar Tricks. This tutorial breaks down Clapton’s playing style and reveals why it’s so special. It also reveals how to play some great licks in his unique style. Enjoy! Watch The Video Now:   This video was…

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Is Udemy Good for Learning Guitar?

udemy guitar courses

I recently bought two of the most popular guitar courses on Udemy. Do I recommend them to you? No, I don’t. The reason is there are some way better alternatives in my opinion. But before I totally throw Udemy under the bus for their guitar courses, I’ll quickly highlight both of them for you. It’s…

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