November 16, 2019
Silences define a rhythm as much as its notes.
November 10, 2019
The Lost Dog Street Band frontman shows how smooth fingerpicking and a few well-placed hammer-ons ring a somber tone to accompany a downtrodden tale.
November 9, 2019
Wanna get called back for a gig? Well, you better learn to not step on the melody.
November 2, 2019
Three essential plectrum techniques for players of every stripe.
October 26, 2019
Get inside the style of folk-rock’s most influential 6-stringer.
October 19, 2019
It doesn’t matter whether you’re just starting out with fingerstyle, or merely want to hone your existing technique. There’s something here for every level.
October 13, 2019
Paul Waggoner shows you how a handful of diminished and augmented sounds form the core of this
track from the band's The Parallax II album.
October 12, 2019
The link between Bach and jazz is closer than you think.
October 5, 2019
Unleash the power of pentatonics and learn how to make it up as you go along.
September 28, 2019
Behold the rapid-fire style that laid the groundwork for modern death metal.
September 21, 2019
Bring energy and groove to your 12/8 interpretations with help from West African rhythms.
September 14, 2019
Toss aside the rules and tune down your guitar.
September 8, 2019
Cody Bonnette recreates the dreamy guitar bed from the post-hardcore outfit's 2007 Come Now Sleep single.
September 7, 2019
Nashville recording artist Lindsay Ell shares tips on how she beats writer’s block ... and how you can, too.
August 31, 2019
Ethereal drones, big reverbs, and plenty of dissonance go into this often-underappreciated style.
August 24, 2019
Shifting parts in time can solve countless musical problems.
August 17, 2019
There’s way more to blues harmony than just major and minor.
August 10, 2019
A deep look into how a master combined hard bop with soulful swing.
August 3, 2019
Learn a sure-fire way to map out every major or minor chord in any key.
July 27, 2019
Subvert muscle memory and discover fresh ideas.