Feel like your guitar playing sucks? Angel Vivaldi has one simple trick to turn that around

Angel Vivaldi press shot
(Image credit: Andrew Minarik)

Angel Vivaldi, one of today’s foremost electric guitar virtuosos, was a big fan of our recent op-ed on how online hate endangers the very future of the guitar. Part of that feature looked at how the sheer volume of insanely talented guitarists can make you feel bad about your playing, or put you off altogether - and now Vivaldi himself has come up with a solution to set aside those negative feelings in a recent Facebook video.

“For guitarists and musicians, the internet is a vast sea of inspiration and information that’s constantly pushing us to better our craft,” Vivaldi observes.

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Michael Astley-Brown
Editor-in-Chief, GuitarWorld.com

Mike is Editor-in-Chief of GuitarWorld.com, in addition to being an offset fiend and recovering pedal addict. He has a master's degree in journalism from Cardiff University, and over a decade's experience writing and editing for guitar publications including MusicRadar, Total Guitar and Guitarist, as well as 20 years of recording and live experience in original and function bands. During his career, he has interviewed the likes of John Frusciante, Chris Cornell, Tom Morello, Matt Bellamy, Kirk Hammett, Jerry Cantrell, Joe Satriani, Tom DeLonge, Ed O'Brien, Polyphia, Tosin Abasi, Yvette Young and many more. In his free time, you'll find him making progressive instrumental rock under the nom de plume Maebe.