Tag Archives: guitar

songs by ear

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

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

Jungle Guitars | Build a Guitar in Paradise

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.

better guitar player

Tips That Will Help You In Becoming A Better Guitar Player

Written by David for New York Jazz Academy – NYC Based Music School.

Learning any musical instrument is not an easy job, and it proves completely true in the case of playing guitar. Practising guitar sometimes doesn’t show enough to reach where you want to. So, you start finding new resources for your practice to get improvement in your progress. But, sometimes, even after trying so many techniques and methods of Practising, you find a slow or negligible progress in your playing. You are bound to make mistakes even when you are attending sessions/lessons at a guitar school.