Beginner’s Music Composition Dictionary

https://youtu.be/V4a_k3tkL1U What is tempo? What is an ensemble? What is pitch? These questions are all answered in this LTGuitarist Beginner's Dictionary for Musicians. Not understading commonly-used terms is one of the biggest barriers to progessing in music, especially as a beginner. There's loads of great music tutorials online, but not many of them take the … Continue reading Beginner’s Music Composition Dictionary

Month of Chords

Througout April I challenged myself to write a new set of chords every day, posting them up on Twitter. Now, I know what you're thinking: "Liam, you're a musician. Surely you're writing music all the time?" Yeah, sure, but I don't usually have the time to actively improve on my craft. Working on something will … Continue reading Month of Chords

Question & Answer Guitar Soloing

https://youtu.be/YCJf0Wwgb-Q Starting improvise or write guitar solos is really tricky and super awkward, but there's not a lot of actionable advice about how to get started effectively. This video explains Question & Answer soloing which takes ques from how we form conversations in real life. Here's the example tab - the above part is the … Continue reading Question & Answer Guitar Soloing

Phasing

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nJ5h7WZn8Pw Exploring Phasing through traditional music score and digital audio manipulation. Phasing as a super cool composition technique which is used to great effect in minimalism and abstract pieces of music but can be equally useful and intriguing in modern music too. The scoring software is Guitar Pro 7 and the DAW is Cubase 8.5

Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7p9YQ3jTyIo Answering the most searched-for questions about guitar on YouTube: quick-fire, unscripted and honest! Including: Do guitarists get carpal tunnel? Why do guitarists wear wristbands? Why do guitarists make faces? Why do guitarists hate Wonderwall? Should guitarist learn to read music? Should guitar strings be tight or loose? Should guitar strings be the same height? … Continue reading Answering YouTube Auto-Complete Questions About Guitar