Robert Callus

Guitar Callus

How to build guitar callus on your fingers without decreasing practice time.

Do your fingers hurt when you play guitar? Are your fingertips sore? Read this before you make the situation worse, or give up on guitar. For beginner guitar players, building guitar callus on the tip of their fingers is a major issue, especially since it implies “pain”. As well as having less time to practice …

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Easy guitar licks

15 Easy Guitar Licks That Increase in Difficulty

When I was writing the lesson on creating and using guitar licks I had a problem deciding whether as examples I use easy guitar licks, intermediate ones, or more advanced. After sharing the post on Reddit some people suggested that the guitar lick examples should be easier –  while others, that they should be more …

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Guitar techniques

7 Electric Guitar techniques that will make you stand out

Guitar techniques involve everything related to the execution of notes on your guitar. Every instrument has its own set of techniques that make playing it special, different from any other instrument. The electric guitar is no exception. The following guitar techniques are essential if you want to make the notes you play stand out on …

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Guitar Licks

Guitar licks: Learn them. Create them. Use them.

Lead guitar players in Rock and Blues music are not playing whole solos all the time. Most of the time they’re playing short musical phrases, which are commonly referred to as guitar licks. While a guitar solo is in reality a number of guitar licks played in different forms and variations, licks are also commonly …

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Beginner’s guide to guitar notes, intervals, scales, and chords

One thing that used to confuse me when I started learning guitar was the relationship between the notes on the neck. Looking at guitar notes on the neck, they seemed like a bunch of notes thrown there together with no relationship with each other. I used to think, that good guitar players could pick notes …

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