The Tritone: A Lesson on Consonance and Dissonance

What makes beautiful melodies…..beautiful? There are quite a few things you need in place to write a great melody, but the one thing that makes a melody stand out is a good relationship between consonant and dissonant notes. Consonance and dissonance in music is a concept you need to understand from a theoretical level as […]

When do you become good at playing guitar?

There was a time when I thought I had become pretty good at playing guitar. Then I got a bit better, and found out that the things I knew were far from enough. So I practiced more, got better, only to find out that the horizon was even further away than I had thought. Until […]

How to Feel Inspired to Write a Song Any Time You Want

Inspiration to write songs may come in abundance on some days but seems to dry up on others. Do you have days when you’re spending more time dwelling on whether you’re going to start writing the words or with the music, the melody or the harmony, or on which topic to write about rather than […]

You Don’t Need to Body build Your Fingers to Learn Guitar

When I was just starting out on guitar I saw a guitar finger building product for guitar players in a music shop and thought “cool, with this I could keep practicing while I’m on the bus” Though I hated real life pushups and sit ups, I liked the idea that I was “body building” my […]

How to write your first guitar riff

Are you able to play some of your favorite guitar riffs but find it hard to come up with your own? This lesson will show you that to get started is probably easier than what you may have thought.  That if you can play a riff – you can easily learn how to create a […]

How to Sing And Play Guitar At the Same Time

  Have you ever wanted to play guitar and sing with confidence? If so, keep reading to discover how you can make your musical dream a reality. Many people can sing at least decently. Many people can play guitar, or at least a few chords. However, when trying to combine the two, many people struggle […]