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10 YouTube Guitar Videos That Pack the Most Punch

Who’s Doing Instructional Guitar Videos Right?
Written by Steve at GuitarNiche.com

Who’s knocking it out of the park with the best YouTube instructional videos for guitar players… hmmmm…

It’s no easy task to pick clear winners when you consider the amount of contenders in the ring. Anyone with a smartphone and a few chords under their belt can throw together a YouTube channel.

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Strumming to Fingerstyle Guitar 6 step Guide
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How To Transition From Strumming To Fingerpicking Guitar: a 6 Step Guide

Although guitar strumming patterns can be very diverse for many purposes, even the fastest flat picker cannot match the complexity and richness of fingerpicking guitar. At some point in your playing career it makes sense to expand your abilities and learn how to play fingerstyle guitar.

This guide outlines 6 essential steps to a solid basic fingerpicking technique, which is invaluable if you want to progress to more complicated arrangements and picking patterns. The obvious difference between playing guitar with a plectrum (pick) compared to using our fingers is that, no matter how fast the plectrum moves, it can never pluck more than one string at a time.

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Complete Guide to Cleaning an Electric Guitar
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Guide to Cleaning & Maintaining Your Electric Guitar

For most people, an electric guitar isn’t just an instrument, it’s a piece of art, culture, personal history and – if you look after it well enough – an investment. Cleaning and properly maintaining your electric guitar isn’t just a suggestion, it’s an absolute must.

Cleaning an electric guitar isn’t just about giving it the occasional wipe down, though. Guitar players need to learn about how to care for the instrument and ensure it’s maintained as well as the day it was first made.

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How often should I replace guitar strings?
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Changing Guitar Strings: Knowing When & How Often

Changing your guitar strings. It’s something every guitarist needs to do but often people disagree about when and how often it should be done.

If you’ve been wondering how often you should change your guitar strings, hopefully I can provide a good answer for you here.

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