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Guitar Lesson: Building riffs from exercises

Written on April 3, 2014 at 9:30 am, by Jon

I was reading a comment from Misha Mansoor of Periphery the other day, he was talking about working with Tosin Abasi on the latest Animals As Leaders album ‘The Joy Of Motion’ and said how Tosin had an amazing knack …

Improve your guitar playing by focussing on your achievements

Written on April 2, 2014 at 9:00 am, by Jon

In my recent article ‘5 Steps Toward Guitar Success Part 2‘ I talked about setting small achievable goals and judging your own achievements rather than listening all the time to the criticism of others. Today I want to …

Yngwie Malmsteen’s Two-String Sweeps by David Escobar

Written on March 21, 2014 at 9:50 am, by Jon

David Escobar can do something very few of us mere mortal guitarists can do and that is to absolutely nail an Yngwie Malmsteen solo, just check out David’s video above! One of the secrets to being able to play in …

Oasis – Champagne Supernova Solo Lesson by Dan Holton

Written on November 29, 2013 at 3:01 pm, by Jon


In this lesson we go over a really cool little solo, courtesy of Noel Gallagher! This is a perfect solo to get beginners started with the idea of soloing. I love this solo because it’s …

Matt Warnock’s Blues Guitar Theory Guide

Written on November 18, 2013 at 10:02 am, by Jon

Blues Guitar Theory Guide
Make sure you check out the competition at the end of the post where you can win 1 of 3, 6 month memberships to! have just published a great FREE Blues Guitar Theory Guide by respected Jazz guitarist …

Guest post: 3 Ways to Get Motivated

Written on October 11, 2013 at 11:41 am, by Jon

Let’s face it, if you play guitar long enough you’re going to run into a wall at some point. It feels like you’re not making any progress, and you find it hard to get motivated to even pick up the …

Guest Post: Using the Diminished Scale

Written on October 5, 2013 at 4:15 pm, by Jon

Thank you to Shai Agmon for this excellent guest lesson on using the Diminished scale, if you enjoy the lesson please share it on facebook, twitter and Google+ and check out Shai’s Facebook and Soundcloud pages!

The Diminished scale …

Guitar Tricks – Diminished Chords

Written on August 12, 2013 at 11:46 am, by Jon

A diminished chord is one of those things you come across when you’re learning guitar which seems way more complicated than it is. Theory-phobics would understandably turn tail and run at the sight of a chord like Bm7b5 or when …

Daft Punk Guitar Leads by David Escobar

Written on July 16, 2013 at 2:52 pm, by Jon

Let’s talk about playing music originally made for other instruments on the guitar, specifically for a Lead Synthesizer.

If you’ve been copying licks of your favorites guitar Players for a while you might already have a good vocabulary on the …

Guitar Tricks – Fingerstyle 101

Written on June 20, 2013 at 9:52 am, by Jon

Thank you once again to John Little from for another great guest post, this time an introduction to fingerstyle guitar:

Fingerstyle guitar lessons give you the power to take basic chords, break them into pieces and reconstruct them in …