guitar riffs on one string

5 Easy Guitar Riffs You Can Play On One String

The amount of guitar riffs you can play on one string is infinite. While in many cases, guitar riffs played on a single string are simple and easy, this may not always be the case. For instance, intro guitar riff to Sails of Charon by the Scorpions, is played on just one string, but it […]

Songwriting tips

12 Songwriting tips for guitar players

How to get better at songwriting when you’re a guitarist The aim of these songwriting tips is not to get you write a hit the coming week but to get you started on the right track on learning the craft of songwriting. A really pleasant and never ending journey. I will show you what skills […]

How To Compose Your First Planned Guitar Solo

There are different ways you can go about composing a guitar solo. What I’ll show you in this lesson is just one simple method you can use to compose your first planned guitar solo. What do I mean by planning? Starting to improvise on guitar is not hard. If you don’t have a clue how […]

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 […]

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 […]

Understanding the relationship between guitar notes, intervals, scales and chords Guitar theory on scales, chords and the smaller elements of music, intervals and notes

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 fretboard, 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 […]