Beginner’s guide to 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 […]

How to Feel Inspired to Write a Song Any Time You Want Songwriting inspiration is within your reach anytime. Learn how to get in the right state to write songs

Songwriting inspiration comes in abundance on some days but seems to dry up completely 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 actually writing […]

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

When I was just starting out on guitar I saw a product for building strong guitar fingers 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 guitar […]

The Art of Practicing Guitar

One of the main reasons many people quit learning guitar (or refrain from starting in the first place) is that they consider the time they spend practicing as stressful. Rather than fun, they see guitar practice as a chore they have to do each day, or for a certain amount of days each week, in […]

5 irrational fears that keep people from learning guitar

Don’t let these myths stop you from learning the guitar now! If you have just started playing guitar, or if you are in the process of considering it, you have quite likely encountered one or more of these fears. I had some of these irrational fears myself. If you fear any of what you’ll read […]