Dig into Jimi Hendrix's “Manic Depression” riff, and explore its underlying techniques.
If your rhythm work consists only of chords, you’re missing out on a lot of color and character that you could be including.
If you’re looking for ways to increase your understanding of the fretboard, a good place to start is by looking at the shapes your fingers create as you play scales and chords.
What are you supposed to do when you play lead and solo? If you’ve never soloed or played lead, you might now know where to start.
Whenever you switch from playing open chords to soloing or playing a lead part, you risk making an abrupt change in the song’s dynamics as the full-sounding chords drop out and the lead work begins.
If you’re strictly a rhythm guitarist, you’ve probably found that playing chords all the time can get boring.
Released in 1999, the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Scar Tissue” is one of the group’s most successful songs.
There aren’t many rock songs whose hook is performed on a marimba. The Rolling Stones’ classic “Under My Thumb” is one of them.
According to Sean Daniel, crippling lonelinessis the cornerstone of any good blues musician. But so is the minor pentatonic scale!
Any guitarist who’s ever played pentatonic boxes—and that would be just about every one of us—knows the danger that lurks within.