5 Things You Can Do to Make Your Power Chord Guitar Riffs More Interesting Power Chords on Guitar May Get Boring After A While. This Will Show You How To Spice Them Up

Have you just started writing your first power chord guitar riffs? Power chords are cool aren’t they? And they seem to fit in everywhere. Well, there’s a reason for that, something I explain detail in this lesson on power chord theory. The short answer to why power chords fit in easily more than major and […]

How to Use Palm Muting to Write Great Electric Guitar Riffs Palm muting technique is an option you can't do without if you're writing riffs

If string bending and vibrato are the techniques the lead guitar player can’t get enough of, palm muting technique is the one rhythm guitar players cannot do without. For good reason. As we’ll explore below, palm muting technique gives a different sound to the same note/chord you’re strumming, thus it gives you an infinite amount […]

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17 Guitar Playing Tips For the Intermediate Guitar Student How to go from intermediate guitar playing to advanced in the shortest time possible

If you’re an advancing beginner or an intermediate guitar player, congratulations, you’ve survived the hardest stage of all – being a complete beginner on guitar! Many people think the beginner stage of guitar playing is the easiest, because the things they’re learning, actually are easy compared to what intermediate and advanced guitar players are doing. […]

You Don’t Need to Play Guitar Fast To Improvise Good Solos

Many a time I have students who have the ability to at least start to improvise guitar solos, good solos if they commit to practicing the art of improvisation for a while, but they’re afraid that it’s not within their reach because they think they can’t play fast guitar, that they can’t “shred”, and that […]

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 […]