The Greatest 100 Guitarists

You might like blues, I might like rock, and our friend might like Flamenco guitar. So, here is an evolving list of the greatest 100 guitarists, in the opinion of our staff and some readers. Keep in mind that this is not only based on technical ability, but also the ability to make music. It […]

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8 Tips For Buying An Acoustic Guitar

Time spent looking at the big picture will help to avoid costly mistakes and frustration later on! Rushing out to buy an acoustic guitar on a whim is not a good idea. Why do you want to buy an acoustic guitar? If you are only going to play at home, as a hobby or for […]

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How To Keep Your Guitar Beautiful

Taking care of your guitar is easy, and enjoyable;  you will get to know your instrument better and connect with it in a new way. You will soon be playing away with your favorite blues, lead or rock songs;  don’t forget to look good too! The Dunlop Cleaning Kit is for the serious player. Keep […]

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7 Keys To Practice Guitar Better

The good news is that, no matter how little you know about playing guitar and music, you can become quite good at this. How do I know this? Because, at one time, I was a complete klutz with my guitar, but I stuck with it and today am pretty good at it! Most of us […]

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3 Things You Need To Know About The Electric Guitar String

With so many gauges, alloys, windings and other things to consider, it can be quite confusing. However there are 3 main things you need to know about the electric guitar string: alloys, gauges and windings. Electric Guitar String Alloys The most popular electric guitar string is the stainless steel alloy. It is their loud volume, […]

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Oops! The Number One Guitar Playing Mistake

Of all the acoustic guitar accessories, the guitar tuner is one of the most essential. In seconds, without disturbing anyone else, you can get your guitar precisely tuned.The new ones are so compact and easy to use that no musician should be without one. In a matter of seconds, everyone can be in tune and […]

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Why You Don’t Learn How To Play Guitar

The guitar is one of the easiest instruments to play and one of the most difficult. That is the catch: most difficult. How many people do you know who own a guitar, yet can only play some very basic tunes or song? Learning how to play the guitar is not as difficult as it seems, […]

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The Secrets Of Fingerstyle Guitar Playing

It is quite impressive to hear somebody play the bass and melody of a tune, with only 3 fingers. Then there is Doc Watson, who only used his thumb and index finger! Most people, however, use 3 or more. What is the difference between fingerstyle and fingerpicking? For some reason, fingerpicking sounds folksier than fingerstyle […]

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4 Secrets To Learn To Play Lead Guitar

It’s true, playing guitar is a great way to get a date, after all, what is more romantic than playing awesome music on the guitar to the date of your dream? There is something especially attractive when you can play lead guitar and sing to your sweetheart. I’ve played with many teenagers and most boys […]

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4 Things You Should Know Before You Buy Acoustic Guitar Strings

You can do everything else right: be in tune, have your playing smooth and clean, yet if your strings are dead, so is your sound. Dead strings have the tell-tale sound of dullness; there is no sound radiating into the room, just a thud sounding note that quickly dies out. There are so many types […]

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