Posted October 2, 2017
If you're like me and get bored of strumming the same old three chords, playing the same old songs, there's one thing I like to do, and that's to learn new, challenging songs. Some of the most difficult songs to play are either super fast, sweep and shred fests, or really intricate fingerpicking songs on an acoustic. Since I'm not Herman Li and my left hand is mostly useless, fingerpicking is more of my style. If you want to learn some new chords, and a few ways to not use a pick, take a crack at the songs below and let
Posted September 24, 2017
Aural skills are a crucial part of any musician's skill set. Aural means related to to sense of hearing or the anatomy and physiology of the ear. So, aural training is sometimes called ear training, an important foundation when learning music theory. Aural skills training is the process by which musicians identify and mentally organize the sounds that happen in music.
Posted September 19, 2017
How many times have you plugged your guitar into an amp, and it just works? What if the amp is broken? What do you do? This happened to me a few weeks ago. My younger brother’s combo amp had a mind of its own and often decided to cut the music whenever it felt like it. Worse, he had a gig in just five days. And so, our little odyssey of finding a replacement amp began, but that required a lot of knowledge I didn't have.