How To Strum A Guitar, Includes Guitar Strumming Pattern Examples

How To Strum A Guitar, Includes Guitar Strumming Pattern Examples

Interested in learning how to strum the guitar? Then you’ve come to the right place. In this detailed guide, we’ll cover how to strum the guitar, and even give you a few patterns you can work on to improve your technique and comfort level. So, let’s get to it! Is Strumming Hard? In my experience…

How To Ship A Guitar; Companies To Use, Packaging Requirements & More

How To Ship A Guitar; Companies To Use, Packaging Requirements & More

The popularity of shopping for used gear online has turned many regular musicians and hobbyists into knowledgeable gear shippers. If you’re new to selling gear online, shipping gear is definitely nerve-wracking. Guitars are strange instruments to ship, due to their odd size, potentially fragile build, and the strings. However, it is totally possible to ship…

How To Put On A Guitar Strap – Acoustic & Electric Straps Covered

How To Put On A Guitar Strap – Acoustic & Electric Straps Covered

When you’re new to guitar, there’s a lot of things for you to figure out, such as how to put on a strap, which is what we’re looking at here. Fortunately, once you’ve got this figured out, you’ll never have to think about it again. So, don’t be embarrassed if you’re struggling. It’s perfectly normal…

9 Best Guitaleles For The Money 2021, & Better Than A Ukulele Or Guitar?

9 Best Guitaleles For The Money 2021, & Better Than A Ukulele Or Guitar?

Hybrid instruments have been growing in popularity as of late. In this guide, we’ll be looking at guitaleles, which are essentially a combination ukulele and guitar (you can find a more in-depth explanation later in this guide). Guitaleles or six-string ukuleles can come in handy for a variety of purposes, whether it’s for practice, accompaniment,…

22 Best Acoustic Guitar Strings 2021, Fingerstyle & Sore Fingers Considered

22 Best Acoustic Guitar Strings 2021, Fingerstyle & Sore Fingers Considered

You don’t always think about them, but you do need them. Whether you’re on the road or at the studio, or even in the practice room, it’s a good idea to keep a spare pack of acoustic guitar strings on hand. When you break a string, you need to replace it. When your strings sound…

37 FREE Guitar VST Plugins 2021 That Sound Ultra Realistic

37 FREE Guitar VST Plugins 2021 That Sound Ultra Realistic

Who says you need expensive amps and microphones to record guitar? Who says you need costly multi-effects units or pedalboards to capture an awesome tone? These days, all you need is a killer VST plugin along with some impulses to achieve stellar results. In some cases, you don’t even need impulses. If that wasn’t awesome…

How To Restring An Acoustic Guitar; Easily Change Your Guitar Strings Today

How To Restring An Acoustic Guitar; Easily Change Your Guitar Strings Today

Every guitarist should learn how to restring their acoustic guitar. The first time you break a string, it can come as a bit of a shock. People don’t necessarily tell you that breaking a string is an inevitability, so when it happens, you might even assume the guitar itself is broken (but it’s not). The…

How Many Strings Does A Guitar Have? Hint: It’s Not Always 6

How Many Strings Does A Guitar Have? Hint: It’s Not Always 6

The guitar is a complex and nuanced instrument that responds with exacting specificity to the player’s technique and idiosyncrasies. The six-string guitar is the most popular form, but driven by curiosity and innovation, it continues to evolve. When the guitar was still a newcomer on the block in the 15th century, it may have only…