Acoustic Guitar

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Basic Patterns To Learn Fingerpicking Guitar

When you’re learning the guitar, you may want to move past simple strumming techniques. Fingerpicking can make what you play sound more interesting, and it’s very important to know how to fingerpick for certain styles of music, such as folk. If you’ve wondered how to learn fingerpicking guitar, the good news

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Why It’s Important To Learn Guitar Scales

When you start playing guitar, you probably think it’s enough to learn chords, strumming, playing on time, and with proper technique. And when the time comes, and you first hear about scales, you may ask yourself, why I have to learn guitar scales? Is it really necessary?  I’m not going

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How To Learn Guitar Fingerstyle

I started playing guitar as a teenager with a poor-quality electric guitar. A friend gave me my first lessons. With him, I learned the first elementary notions of playing guitar and my first chords. I felt great satisfaction when I managed to form my first chords and make them sound

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10 Tips On How To Play Guitar Faster

As you advance in learning guitar, you will discover new techniques and new milestones to reach. When thinking about this, you will often find two kinds of guitar players: those who will feel happy with their grasp of the guitar and look for challenges to their skills, and those who

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How To Play Bar Chords Easily

On this occasion, we will talk about bar chords: such a useful yet frustrating technique to master. Let’s look at it this way: by now, you might have mastered the open chords. You might even explore the fretboard playing single strings. You’ve gotten used to transpose songs so that you

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How To Use A Guitar Tuner. Let’s Learn Some Tips.

We have already made several posts about how to begin playing guitar here at All Stringed. We have talked about how to learn acoustic guitar chords for beginners. And have posted about 10 easy songs to play on guitar for beginners too. But it’s time to talk about a very important thing that

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Christian Music and Worship Guitar Lessons

From Biblical times, God has been worshipped in song. Back then, it was the work for psalmists and musicians. But nowadays, anyone can do it with all the resources available to learn! In this article, we will take a look into some signature elements of Christian music, along with worship

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The Best Way to Learn To Play Guitar

It goes without saying that in order to be a guitar virtuoso practicing until your fingers bleed is the first step. No good guitarists are born – they are made. Hendrix wouldn’t have become Hendrix if he had never practiced. Sure, people can take to learning guitar a little quicker

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The Best Way To Learn Blues Guitar In 7 Steps

Today we will talk about Blues, a music genre that comes from deep African influences in the south of the United States. Blues is often identified with melancholy and sorrow. Moreover, this is a genre very open to improvisation and doesn’t need huge ensembles to be played (a piano, a

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Easy Bar Chords For Guitar – The Basic Shapes

When you’re first starting out on guitar (or even if you’ve been playing a while!), bar chords can be difficult. You need a certain amount of finger and hand strength to create a clear sound. If you’re looking for easy bar chords, you may not find any that are particularly

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Best Scales To Learn On Guitar

Learning how to play the guitar is a strange combination of being extremely satisfying and infuriating at the same time. A certain euphoria is felt when you can finally strum along to Oasis’ Wonderwall in time or when the Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Under the Bridge no longer seems like

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The Best Way To Learn Guitar Without A Teacher

Although there are excellent guitar teachers out there, learning to play the guitar without a teacher is possible. I will give you some tips, based on my own experience, to find the best way to learn guitar without a teacher. Here at All Stringed, we have already made several articles

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How To Learn Acoustic Guitar Chords For Beginners

Surely you’ve read some of the articles we’ve left for you here at All Stringed. There you can see that we have come a long way through the world of acoustic and electric guitars. Along that way, we have tried to help our readers find the right guitar model for each one. If you

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TAB 101: Guitar Tabs For Beginners

Learning Guitar tabs is essential for beginners! Tablature is the language in which our favorite riffs on the guitar are written. You’ll learn the importance of reading tabs, a simple way to understand them, and the most common symbols with many examples in this article. When and why guitar tabs

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How To Tune A Guitar By Ear

So, you have mastered tuning your guitar with your handy electric tuner. A great next step in your journey of mastering your new instrument is tuning your guitar by ear. This can be an intimidating new skill to acquire. A proficient guitarist should not be beholden to their electric tuner.

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Learn How To Strum An Acoustic Guitar

You’ve already started this exciting journey of learning to play guitar. Treasure everything you learn, every posture, every movement, every technique. Practice each one and keep them as tools in a toolbox. Because every one of these things you learn now, you’ll keep using them as long as you keep

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How To Tune A Guitar With A Tuner

Tuning your guitar can be a tricky task, especially if you are a beginner. Tuning a guitar with a tuner is straight forward, as long as you have sufficient knowledge of the basics. Any new task may require a bit of learning to get started. Tuning a guitar is no

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Left Handed Guitar Lessons – The Lefties’ Chord Bible

Many lefties will refuse to take left-handed guitar lessons because they feel it’s “too difficult” to be worth it. However, there’s little to no difference in how a left-handed guitarist can progress compared to a right-handed guitarist.  Being left-handed in guitar means that you feel naturally more inclined to strum

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Easy Guitar Scales – An Introduction To Scales And Modes

When starting to play guitar, some names for the scales and notes in it seem scary, confusing, and arbitrary. But they don’t have to be! In this article, we will make an in-depth but beginner-friendly review of the most common modes and some easy guitar scales. A quick note before

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