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Practicing Barre Chords Like a Pro

Barre chords are hard to get the hang of. Even though you are a semi-experienced guitar player, who has been practicing all winter...


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Practice Challenge: Share a Photo of Your Practice Space

Practice Challenge: share a photo of your practice space. Contest has ended.


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Create Your Practice Space: Musical Environment Matters

Your practice space can either help or harm you on your path to building a relationship with your instrument and your music.


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Play Outside of the Box With Open Tunings

Standard tuning is, well, standard. It provides incredible versatility and simplicity, but if it is the only tuning you use it can quickly start to get boring. Luckily, you don’t have to be boxed in by standard tuning.


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Bends, Slides & Hammer Ons

After a long stretch working on your guitar skills, you finally feel like you are starting to understand the guitar. But the guitar isn’t like riding a bike, you will lose those months of hard work if you're away for too long.


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Giveaway: Win a Blackstar Debut Practice Amp

This giveaway ended on April 16, 2021. Congrats to the winner of the Blackstar Debut Practice Amp.


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Fuel Your Guitar Love. Explore New Styles.

It's never easy falling out of love. The same holds for your guitar love. Bored and spending less and less time with your six-stringed beauty? It's time for something exciting and fresh.


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5 Techniques to Make Your Guitar Playing More Expressive

If learning guitar is one of your main goals or you’re getting back into it it’s important to get the fundamental techniques of playing down. From fingering chords to strumming rhythms to picking individual notes, making music with the guitar is becoming a reality.


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Giveaway: Win an Epiphone Les Paul Classic Guitar

This giveaway ended March 31, 2021. Congrats to the winner of this Epiphone Les Paul Classic electric guitar.


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A Guide to Bass Amps: The Dos and Don’ts

The biggest, most embarrassing mistakes I've made as a bassist all revolve around bass amps and cabinets. These tips will save you a lot of money and heartache down the road.


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Giveaway: Win a Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Audio Interface

This giveaway ended on March 15, 2021. Congrats to the winner of the Focusrite Scarlett 2i2 Studio Audio Interface.


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Learn to Play This Classic Love Song on Guitar

Looking for a way to express your guitar love to your love? Lucky for you, we have the answer: take those guitar skills and strum your special someone a love song.


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