Great DADGAD Guitar Players – A Baker’s Dozen

DADGAD “the other standard tuning” is very popular among acoustic fingerstyle guitarists. The name “DADGAD” spells out the tunings of the guitar’s six strings. In normal tuning, the guitar is tuned, EADGBE. To get to DADGAD, both E strings are tuned down a whole step...

Hone Your Guitar Playing Skills: Play Guitar Songs

If you’ve been following this Purposeful Practice Series from the beginning, then you’ve set some goals, and have been working toward them. Maybe your current goals are working through a method book, or learning blues guitar, or fingerpicking. But one of your...

How To Optimize Your Guitar Practice Time

You may be wearing one of the most effective guitar-practice tools on your wrist — a digital watch with a countdown timer. If you don’t have a countdown timer on your watch get yourself a digital kitchen timer. I bought a kitchen timer for about $7 at Target. Mine has...