September 19, 2020
There’s way more than blues-rock fodder buried in the crevices of the most overused scale in music.
September 12, 2020
A simple half-step slide is all it takes to spice up those vanilla arpeggios.
September 5, 2020
Even on the simplest of phrases, there’s still work to be done.
August 31, 2020
Guitar instruction guru Adam Levy uses a custom-made pair of dice to determine his practice routine each day. The dice don’t just select the day’s exercises—they also define them.
August 29, 2020
Don’t be a prisoner of the pentatonic box. Time to break out!
August 24, 2020
PG's Nashville rocker shows you a quick-hit lesson that can work in any of your musical "sentences.
August 22, 2020
Learn how to connect triads in the style of Grateful Dead legends Jerry Garcia and John Mayer.
August 8, 2020
Dig into the style of a bona fide downtown-jazz legend who can meld rock, blues, and Cuban music without ever breaking a sweat.
August 1, 2020
A back-to-basics approach to crafting a 12-bar solo.
July 31, 2020
Jazz iconoclast Miles Okazaki talks about transforming these stick exercises into pick exercises, and how that process can improve technique while inspiring fresh rhythmic and melodic ideas.
July 26, 2020
The psych-soul duo's Adrian Quesada walks through the funky, spaghetti western progression inspired by Ennio Morricone.
July 25, 2020
Colorful note groupings can bend the ear of the listener—and spark creativity in your own playing.
July 18, 2020
Learn how to not only ramp up your technique, but how to use it effectively.
July 11, 2020
Eight ways to add excitement to your blues rhythms.
July 4, 2020
Investigating the style of one of ragtime’s biggest names will undoubtedly improve your fingerstyle technique.
June 27, 2020
A guide on how modern R&B and pop could unlock your inner practice addict.
June 21, 2020
Guitarist Tom Polzine uses various BPMs to walk you through the major and minor tendencies that unravel during the lead single off The Space Between Worlds.
June 20, 2020
Whether you’re a fingerpicking enthusiast or simply looking to understand the fundamentals, master these examples and you’ll start sounding like the “Country Gentleman” in no time.
June 14, 2020
The axman for Jason Isbell's 400 Unit rips through the pentatonic lick that's the foundation of the title track from his 2020 album.
June 13, 2020
Wanna learn how Steve Buscemi and Jack Nicholson can improve your time-feel? Read on.