Guitar Tuning Methods - How To...
Guitar Tuning Methods - How To Tune Your Guitar Correctly

Many professional musicians tend to use electronic tuners to tune their guitars, (or get their roadies to do it); these can be purchased for a modest fee from most music shops. For most beginner or hobby guitarists the preferred method is by ear....

3 Tips for Putting a Band Together
3 Tips for Putting a Band Together

I'm most certain that at some time or another, the thought of starting up a band and playing some live shows has crossed your mind. If you enjoy music like I do and have a passion for playing a musical instrument, there is a chance that you have...

Hal Leonard's Guitar Method -...
Hal Leonard's Guitar Method - The Complete Edition, Books and CDs 1, 2, and 3

Hal Leonard's is the better overall product but Mel Bay's is better for learning how to read music.

5 Top-Rated Guitar Accessories...
5 Top-Rated Guitar Accessories Any Guitarist Can Use

Guitar players always seem to be on the lookout for some new book, gadget, item, or other piece of equipment. I think that's because, as musicians, we have a desire to sound good, look cool, and be able to develop our skills to the best of our...

Can I Learn How to Play Acoustic...
Can I Learn How to Play Acoustic Guitar on My Own?

There are plenty of people who have picked up a guitar and after a few weeks quit practicing because they expected it to be easy. I don't want to put you off playing the guitar as it is a great instrument to learn and will reward you if you stick...

Four Tips To Playing Scales
Four Tips To Playing Scales

Playing scales is a good thing for developing technique. I am not saying that one should sit down at the piano and practice scales and exercises for hours to obtain results. That would be so boring but if you look at these points, you will acquire...

Best Guitar Amplifier for College
Best Guitar Amplifier for College

When you're going to college, you need an amp that will let you rock out without raising the ire of your roommate or neighbors. Luckily, there are plenty of impressive amps that both sound good at lower volumes and can hang with a band if...

Unlock the Guitar
Unlock the Guitar

Hi, this is Mark and I have been playing the guitar for twenty years, when I first started to learn to play there were few places you could go however in today's world of technology you have all kinds of options. The first thing I can tell you is...

Guitar Buying - Getting Started...
Guitar Buying - Getting Started With A Practice Amp

If you have limited funds after guitar buying, but would like to own an amp, start out with what's known as a practice amp - one that has a decent feature set (tone controls, reverb, and two or more volume controls so that you can sculpt your...

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

I've been collecting books about The Beatles since my early teens, and I'm now nearing the age of 50, although I admit my trawl of Beatle-related volumes has diminished in the last ten years or so. However, I find it almost therapeutic to revisit some of those Beatles books I grew up poring over and I'd like to recommend five from my collection that I can safely class as being amongst the favourites of all the Beatles books I own.

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