Testing the accuracy of your bends and vibrato is a good way to judge how developed you are as a guitarist and a musician.
Learn how to use second intervals in different areas of the fretboard and on different string groups.
Martin Miller's seemingly effortless command of picking mechanics represents the future of what we can all expect a good guitar player to be able to do.
Spaghetti western guitar is damn fun to play, easy on the ear, miles off the beaten path and charmingly weird.
Learn how to establish a melodic phrase and then build upon it to develop a solo that conveys a sense of melodic continuity.
These nuggets will give your playing some interesting variations and patterns you can mix and match while navigating the fretboard.
Wanna get better but are pressed for time? Here's a quick, intensive guitar "workout" that can be completed in 30 minutes.
Six of the most useful of the thousands of tips for guitarists we've offered in our three and a half decades of publication.
Some easily digestible tips about what modes are, how best to learn them and how to use them effectively when improvising.