Tips for buying or playing the guitar
Written by Alex Bruce of BruceMusic.co.uk
When my team of Guitar teachers and I talk to our new students, so many of them, whatever their level list being able to learn a song by ear as one of their main aims. It seems to be something that aspiring Guitarists want to be able to do, whether they feel they need to or not. Perhaps it’s part of their perception of what a ‘real’ musician is, or just feels more authentic than using a tab or a tutorial.
Written by Colleen from Coustii.com
Are you having trouble pulling your guitar out for another practice because you just can’t get in the mood? You might be feeling like it’s too hard and that what you’ve done so far isn’t good enough. Well, you might be caught in a slump, but that doesn’t mean that you can’t kick yourself out of it.
Learning to play with online guitar lessons definitely has it’s advantages. One of them is the ability to just pick up right where you left off at anytime. In most cases, you get what you pay for. But you can still find some good learning videos for free or donation if you know where to look. Even if you’re already taking private lessons you might find throwing some online guitar lessons in the mix is actually helpful.
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.