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A Guitar Player's Excuses

We’ve all made excuses for why we can’t do something. Whether you “don’t have time” or you’ll “do it later”, the things we sometimes need most are also the things we most effectively avoid.

As guitar players, we are masters of dodging our practice routines, for one reason or another. The truth is, though, the entire point of practice is to get better at our instruments and thus enjoy our music more, whether that’s in practice or another environment like playing live.

If only we could be held accountable… if only we had somebody to show us the light…

Tyler Larson is the founder of the guitar-centric brand Music is Win. His insightful, uncomplicated guitar lessons and gear demonstrations along with entertaining, satirical content about life as a musician receive tens of millions of video views per month across social media. Tyler is also the creator of the extremely popular online guitar learning platform, Guitar Super System. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, Tyler has been teaching guitar for over a decade and operates a production studio in Nashville, TN.