Category Archives: Guitar Tips

Tips for buying or playing the guitar

avoiding buzzing strings

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.

chord changes

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.