Tune A Guitar: A How-To Guide

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Written by Nancy Shumate from BestGuitarAdvisor.com

How to Tune a Guitar

One of the most essential skills you can ever acquire as a guitarist is how to properly tune a guitar. Many beginner guitar players give up on their first guitar as soon as they acquire it just because it initially seems impossible for them to make a beautiful sound with it. If you don’t get an expert to tune it for you, or without a proper guidance on how to make it sound good, you can end up feeling terrible about your guitar playing skills. Learning to play a song well might seem to be the toughest part, though using a properly tuned guitar is the secret to a beautiful sound. This tutorial will guide you on how to properly tune your guitar and give it the most appealing sound possible.

An Introduction to Basic Music Theory That Every Guitarist Must Know

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Written by Glen from AudioMastered.com

There are plenty of online resources that go into great detail when explaining music theory. However, I find that most of these resources are overly complex and packed full of unnecessary jargon. My goal with this article is to use plain English to describe the basic music theory that every guitarist needs to know.

Sing and Play Guitar at the Same Time: 8 Simple Tips

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Written by Monica from GuitarTrance

Playing guitar is one thing; singing is another. Both of these arts require serious mastery, even if you have a knack for them. But of course, it would be great if you could integrate these skills together to usher an impeccable performance. Do you want to know how to sing and play guitar at the same time? Well, you just come to the right place.

5 Writing Tips for Great Guitar Songs

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Written by Laura Buckler from ScholarAdvisor.com

Everyone dreams to achieve something great. In case your dream is to express yourself by writing your own unique song on a guitar, you’re in the right place.

The truth is that each of us has the inner potential to write an incredible melody. You only need a story and a little bit of imagination in order to create a masterpiece – all while using your guitar to display your “message” to the world. By composing a song, you are creating a language that may or not be understood by your audience. But this matters not because the message is still sent.