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Important Things Beginner Guitar Players Should Know

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Written by Jessica Edwards

Important Things Beginner Guitar Players Should Learn

Now that you want to learn how to play guitar, where do you start and what are some of the things that beginner guitarist should know? Playing guitar is similar to other skills, and you have to start from the beginning so that you can master everything that is required.

A Brief History of the Guitar Effects Pedal

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Written by Gary Stevens from BestAmps.net

Guitar effects pedals are commonplace nowadays, and if you’ve been playing for a while you are likely to have come across quite a selection. It’s worth remembering, however, that almost all of the effects pedals available today are based on the long history of guitarists messing around with their sound.

How figuring out songs by ear will make you a better musician

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Written by Just at StringKick

Tabs are great and not so great.

On the one hand, they’re an incredibly simple form of notation that anyone can learn in no time. It makes it really easy to get started and play some songs on guitar.

But on the other hand, relying on tabs makes you miss out on a huge opportunity to become a better musician with each song you learn. 

Jungle Guitars | Build a Guitar in Paradise

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Written by Andy Trowers,  a freelance writer and guitaroholic.

Many guitarists dream of building their own axe. Who wouldn’t want to rip out sublime solos on a self-made guitar, like Brian May. Or chug out blues-soaked rock and roll on a cigar-box guitar, like Bo Diddley. The idea of making my own guitar from scratch always appealed to me.