Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted March 22, 2019

Guitar Practice Tips and Tools Guaranteed to Work

Guitar practice is any time you pick up the guitar and play. Whether you're playing something new for the first time or you're going over something you already know, practice is important because it keeps your fingers and hands warmed up and your muscle memory in tip top condition. 

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Posted March 20, 2019

Fretboard Notes and 5 Ways to Find Them

A fretboard, or fingerboard of a guitar is the part of the neck where all the metal frets are placed. Musicians press the string down on different parts of the fretboard to play notes and chords. The fretboard notes of a guitar is not labeled so when a guitarist begins to learn, they simply will have to memorize where each note is through practice. Luckily, there are a number of tools to help with this. 

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Posted March 15, 2019

How to Play Fingerstyle Guitar for Beginners

Fingerstyle guitar is when guitar players play without a guitar pick, and only with their fingers. Beginner guitarists may learn fingerstyle guitar by simply practicing without a pick. There are a number of fingerstyle techniques and Travis picking is one of the most common. 

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Posted March 13, 2019

Basic Guitar Chords - 10 You Can Play Now

basic guitar chords

Basic guitar chords on guitar are generally open chords like C major, D major and F major. These are the very first chords you learn because their fingering is simple and straightforward, and their played at the very first fret of the guitar. These chords are also the most commonly used guitar chords in music. 

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