If your amp has an effect loop, you might be among the many guitarists who aren’t exactly sure what it’s for.
David Gilmour, Jimmy Page, Jerry Garcia, Steve Howe, Daniel Lanois and Pete Townshend, shown above…. They’re just a few of the guitarists who have at times played a pedal steel guitar.
Make your pentatonic lines come to life with fresh and unexpected sounds.
Here's how to turn chords you already know into blues chords.
One of the first scales many guitarists learn is the minor pentatonic scale. Though it is a staple of the rock and blues worlds, many guitarists tend to leave this scale behind when they begin to...
When learning how to play jazz guitar, one of the big concepts many players tackle is learning licks from famous players and classic solos. When doing so, you can learn the lick as played on the...
Improvising with arpeggios is a great way to dig into chord changes, bringing out the exact sound of each chord in your lines. While scales and modes are great for outlining keys and creating modal...
Being able to play fast runs on the guitar has its advantages, and not simply for shredding or showing how many notes you can play per second.
Any guitarist who’s ever played pentatonic boxes—and that would be just about every one of us—knows the danger that lurks within.
Darrell Braun—whose videos comparing various guitar models have been a hit on this site’s pages—is back with a new video.
You’ll get better by practicing consistently, not looking for shortcuts. In the case of tapping, however, even the best guitar players like Guthrie Govan “cheat” a bit from time to time.
Shredding even short passages can be taxing for your hands, particularly your picking hand.
The most important chord in music isn't all that subjective. This chord is the only answer to a question that isn’t asked enough, and I’m here to deliver the message to the masses, for better or...