Posted September 7, 2018
After working on literally thousands of guitars, I’ve found there are a few fundamental things that impact tone more than others.
Because the major resonance producers of your guitar, the neck and the body, are more or less fixed, there’s not a whole lot you can do to change its natural voice. On the other hand, there are a host of things you can do to help bring out that voice and maximize its potential.
Posted September 4, 2018
Hi there guitar players! If you didn't notice, we recently updated our Country Style Level 2 course. Anders Mouridsen, guitarist for the Grammy-nominated country singer, Cam, is the instructor. Longtime Guitartricks members already know how great of a teacher Anders is, but if you're new here, you can...
Posted August 29, 2018
The Gibson Flying V is one of the most interesting guitars of all-time simply because of its unique body shape. Over the years, a number of guitarists have gravitated towards the instrument for one reason or another. These are just a handful of famous players that have taken up the iconic axe.
Posted August 24, 2018
Technology makes it easier than ever to learn and play guitar, especially with a wide variety of apps tailored to teaching you both the basics and more advanced techniques. Not all apps are worth the investment, though, some offer little more than a simple tutorial. Those apps are great for beginners, but experienced players looking to enhance their skills or step up their game will inevitably want more: like these apps have to offer.
Posted August 23, 2018
You’ve seen the outrageous videos, you know, the ones where guitar players are tapping on their fretboards at lightspeed, as if they were furiously typing out a midterm essay for school. Well, you too can learn how to tap like Eddie Van Halen, but it takes a bit of time.