Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted February 2, 2018

Guitar Music Terms - Guitar Tricks Quiz

Learning guitar for the first time can be challenging, but it can be even more difficult when all of the technical language come into play. What's a saddle? Where's the bridge? An aspiring guitarist must also learn a handful of new lingo just to keep up. Hopefully this quiz can help you memorize some of the key words that are used in the Guitar Fundamentals course and make learning just a bit easier. 

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Posted January 25, 2018

10 Famous Riffs and Guitar Chords for Beginners

There are just some songs that are instantly recognizable. For the most part, the iconic portions of a song are either riffs or chord progressions. When you hear the opening riff to "Layla" you think of Eric Clapton, etc. These are some of the most catchy, and influential chords and riffs in all of rock music!  

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Posted January 18, 2018

How to Choose a Starter Guitar

Buying your first guitar can be a daunting task if you aren’t 100% sure what to look for. Not to mention there are a dime-a-dozen cheap brands out there so how can you tell if you are getting a good deal? Here are some helpful considerations when making your first guitar purchase that will steer you in the right direction, whether you are shopping new or used.

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Posted January 16, 2018

Planning Your Album From Beginning to End with Disc Makers!

Our friends over at Disc Makers continue to lead the way in the industry when it comes to helping you get your album from the beginning to the end! Just recently, they have announced this new guide that you might find useful on your next album.

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Posted December 27, 2017

10 Easy Guitar Songs on Acoustic

If you were lucky enough to get a new guitar this season, here are a variety of songs to help you on your guitar-learning journey. These songs from bands old and new incorporate a handful of open chords, and a couple of barre chords. For those of you looking to learn some new techniques may also find songs that use simple fingerpicking, as well as new ways to strum. Read on for the songs! 

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