Adam Neely recently uploaded this video entitled "Does Gear Matter?" It's here, feel free to watch it before you watch mine, it's a good video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tzJ_Irn0f9o I agree with him entirely, but feel he stopped short of making a really crucial point. Crucial in my opinion anyway. The answer to "does gear matter?" is, in … Continue reading Does Gear Matter?
Rewrite Your Song From Memory
Quick tip for songwriters and composers, especially ones wanting to create memorable, popular music. The idea is that trying to re-create your song using memory alone will highlight the elements that are most memorable and allow you to reconsider the use of any parts you didn't remember.
Neck Positions Are Dumb, Discuss.
Let's clear something up before watching the video. There's been some confusion in the video comments which, I think, stems from the fact that there's 2 things often referred to as "Neck Positions", but only one of these is relevant here. The first is Scale Position - the note of the scale you begin on, ("starting on the … Continue reading Neck Positions Are Dumb, Discuss.
E Diminished Lick
https://youtu.be/K2lZhTjDqbQ Today I'm excited to present you with this new guitar lick, in E Diminished. The pattern takes advantage of the symmetry within the Diminished Chromatic scale, and can be used to add some spice to your playing. In the example at the start of the video, I'm improvising over 2 bars of Em, then … Continue reading E Diminished Lick
Your Guide to Guitar Picks
Have you ever walked into a guitar shop with the simple goal of buying a few plectrums, but there's flipping millions and you just don't know what you need? This is the video for you! I'll talk about materials, shapes, thickness and everything else you'll need to know. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7aPv51Y324
Crappy College Guitarists
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=il_xoWVGXs8 What's that? Liam's complaining? On the internet? That's not like him at all...
Buying Your First Guitar
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S-55T54BvDw Got any stories to share about your first guitar-buying experience? Leave a comment, I'd love to read it!