Great Holiday Gift Ideas for Guitar Players

Snark Chromatic Guitar Tuner I’m starting to see this nifty little clip-on guitar tuners all over the place. They have a nice, unobtrusive design with an easy-to-read display. The Snark Guitar Tuner clip to the headstock and pick up the wood vibrations. So they’ll...

Best Cool Gifts Ideas for Guitar Players

Birthdays, anniversaries, christmas time – these are all times when you might need or want to buy a gift for someone. What better thing to get a guitarist than a guitar related gift? It’s a good idea, but there’s just so much out there you could choose from. Here are...
How to Buy a Guitar at Local Music Store

How to Buy a Guitar at Local Music Store

The ideal place to buy a guitar is at a local music store or guitar shop. This ideal music store will have a good selection of guitars for sale, at a fair price, with a knowledgeable sales staff, and an on-site guitar technician. Depending on where you live, you might...
Common Rhythmic Mistakes – How Not to Lose your Audience

Common Rhythmic Mistakes – How Not to Lose your Audience

I recently submitted a Youtube video to an online Blues contest — called the Blue Noize contest — hosted by one of the heavyweights of the guitar blogosphere, Guitar Noize. The challenge was to create a solo over a blues backing track provided by the organizers and...
What a Good Jam Session Should Sound (and Feel) Like

What a Good Jam Session Should Sound (and Feel) Like

A great jam session is one of the best things in the world, in my humble opinion. A great jam session in which you take an active part is an even better thing in the world. You know that feeling; you’re playing something previously unrehearsed with other musicians,...