Year: 2020

avoiding buzzing strings
Guitar Tips

Buzzing Strings and How to Avoid Them

If you are just starting out, know that when you play the guitar you might run into one of the more common problems: buzzing strings.

Tune your guitar before you start playing and check it’s tune as you play.  (Check out our tuning guide for more information.) There are great tuners out there like the or .  Strings that are in tune will sound clear and crisp.  So, when you have a guitar that is in tune, you should not have buzzing strings.

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chord changes
Guitar Tips

A Guide to Chord Changes

You may find that some things are actually more difficult than you expected when learning how to play the guitar. Certain things, like changing chords and keeping your rhythm down, can be quite a challenge when you are just starting. For anyone out there who is struggling with chord changes, here are a few tips.

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best guitar accessories
Guitar Accessories

Best Guitar Accessories for All Players

Before you start playing, it’s a good idea to get some quality guitar accessories.

You have your guitar and you’re ready to get all of the accessories that you’ll need to learn. Here are some of the guitar accessories that I like.

Case

First of all, a good solid case is definitely a must have for anyone who plans on taking their guitar on any adventures.  Something like the would be great.  Or, perhaps, the if you prefer a soft case (in addition, it comes with a pick!).

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whammy bar
Guitar Tips

Using Your Whammy Bar

The tremolo arm, commonly known as the whammy bar, is a lever attached to the bridge of your guitar that is used to quickly tighten the tension or change the length of your strings while you are playing. Your style of playing is what determines how you should use your tremolo arm.

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