January 23, 2021
Triskaidekaphobia? You won't after you dig into the beauty of a 13th chord.
January 17, 2021
Nick DiSalvo deconstructs the arpeggios and licks from the Reflections of a Floating World headbanger.
January 16, 2021
Pioneering player and technical innovator Les Paul is a pivotal figure in music history for a lot more than his namesake Gibson. Here’s a look at a few of his most well-known licks.
January 9, 2021
Explore how a rogue player combined punk, rock, and avant-garde in a truly original voice.
January 2, 2021
Find out why this pattern favored by metal shredders and jazz gurus is one of the most accurately named modes.
December 26, 2020
This year we looked into how to solo like Garcia, bend like the late Peter Green, and think deeper about the blues scale.
December 19, 2020
Dip a toe in the jazz-blues pool with these simple chord subs.
December 12, 2020
Discover your own musical fingerprint by exploring different approaches to string attack.
December 5, 2020
Just because you want to slide, doesn’t mean you need to retune.
November 28, 2020
Take your rhythmic independence to a new level and learn to become a complete solo guitarist.
November 21, 2020
Put some Green into your blues with the minor pentatonic major 6 scale.
November 14, 2020
Guitarists can learn a lot by dissecting the art of articulation.
November 7, 2020
Learning how to add Mixolydian flavors into your playing can be a quick way to expand your vocabulary or get out of a rut!
October 31, 2020
No matter the context, the arpeggio is the easiest and clearest way to outline harmony. I’ll prove it.
October 24, 2020
Watson was a pivotal influence on Frank Zappa, Etta James, and Stevie Ray Vaughan, among others.
October 17, 2020
Corey Congilio breaks down how to get the most out of a pick-and-fingers attack.
October 11, 2020
Devin Holt dissects the doom-y vertebrae in the 7-string spine of the title track from the band's forthcoming album.
October 10, 2020
Quick exercises to get your fretting and picking hands playing together!
October 3, 2020
Understanding Hendrix’s rhythm guitar style will help you create new, exciting guitar parts that add momentum to the song.
October 2, 2020
Daniel Donato shows us why—and how—you should get complete control of the major and minor “domains.”