What is 12 bar blues?

What is 12 bar blues?

The 12 bar blues is one of the most popular types of chord progression in contemporary music. As the name suggests, it features in blues guitar a great deal, It is also used very commonly in jazz, rock, pop, country and even heavy metal. A 12 bar blues can be played...
How to Play Power Chords

How to Play Power Chords

What is a power chord?Power chords are a basic element of modern electric guitar playing. They are found throughout all genres of contemporary music, and feature heavily in rock, alternative, punk and metal guitar, because they will still sound clear, bold and full...

Tuning a Guitar – What should you tune to?

An electric guitar really does sound a lot better when it’s in tune. Even the nicest, priciest, most gorgeous fourteen thousand dollar special edition Les Paul will sound terrible if the tuning is out. If you’re not sure exactly what you should tune to, here’s a...

How to Tune a Guitar by Ear

Electronic tuners are cheap, accurate and readily available. Even people with a very good ear will probably be able to tune faster with a tuner than by ear.You can even get pedal tuners, that you can step on to tune quickly and silently, before stepping on them again...