The 7 Modes Of The Major Scale For Guitarists: A Beginners Guide

The 7 Modes Of The Major Scale For Guitarists: A Beginners Guide

As you begin to delve into the world of scales, you might feel a little overwhelmed. There are a lot of different scales in music, many of which aren’t immediately applicable to the musical situations you’ll likely find yourself in, especially as a beginner. But you probably won’t know the difference between what matters now…

String Bending Exercises – The Basics For Guitarists

String Bending Exercises – The Basics For Guitarists

Unless you’re exclusively a jazz guitarist, odds are there’s going to come a time in your journey when you’ll need to learn string bending techniques. Even if you’re a complete beginner, you’ve probably heard lots of examples of string bending in the music you love: the intro to Chuck Berry’s “Johnny B. Goode”, the solo…

5 String Skipping Exercises For Guitarists You REALLY Need To Know

5 String Skipping Exercises For Guitarists You REALLY Need To Know

Are you new to string skipping? Are you looking to assimilate new techniques to include in your repertoire as a guitarist? Want to test out the cool new strings you’ve just bought? The amazing thing about a seemingly simply technique like string skipping is that it can go from easy and simplistic all the way…

20 Instagram Marketing Tips For Musicians – Quick Fire Round

20 Instagram Marketing Tips For Musicians – Quick Fire Round

Looking for ways to promote your music on Instagram? Don’t worry – Instagram is not a hard platform to use. But you will need to put a little bit of forethought into your strategy if you want to make the most of it. Here are 20 quick fire Instagram marketing tips for musicians. Instagram Marketing…

How To Order Your Guitar Effects Pedals For the Best Sound Possible

How To Order Your Guitar Effects Pedals For the Best Sound Possible

A guitarist’s collection of gear inevitably grows, shrinks, and fluctuates over time. This is because a beginner often starts on inferior equipment – instruments, cables, pedals, amps and accessories that may be good enough to practice on, but aren’t ideal for recording or performing. And then, as they continue to grow and learn, guitarists usually…

Acoustic Guitar Finger Picking Tips For Newbies

Acoustic Guitar Finger Picking Tips For Newbies

There are many different ways to play the guitar. The instrument is so adaptable, in fact, that it would be nearly impossible to learn every style, every genre, or every technique. But finger picking is a technique that’s definitely worth learning, even if you’re a dedicated metal guitarist that could care less about “slow music”,…

What Does Pre Production Mean? And How It Can Make Your Next Album Even Better

What Does Pre Production Mean? And How It Can Make Your Next Album Even Better

There are four basic phases to every recording project. They are: Pre production Tracking Mixing Mastering Some artists will jump right into tracking when they’re first getting started on a recording project, but in most cases this means spending – and even wasting – more time in the studio, and that means bleeding money too….

How To Create The Perfect Facebook Profile Image For Your Band

How To Create The Perfect Facebook Profile Image For Your Band

There are basically two images you need to pay attention to when you’re setting up your Facebook page: your profile image, and your cover photo. Here’s why that’s important: it’s the first thing people see when they land on your fan page. By default, people pay attention to what’s above the fold. “Above the fold”…