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Learning guitar: how to drastically increase your productivity

Written on November 18, 2014 at 8:09 am, by Jon

Every guitarist whether self taught or taking lessons will have been told, or read, that in order to progress you need to practice. Not only that but that you need to use repetitive tasks such as scales and arpeggios, chord …

Hal Leonard Albert King and SRV TAB Book Review

Written on August 20, 2014 at 8:00 am, by pappy

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You know who rocks? Stevie Ray Vaughan. Even dead, he’s still showing people how to play and he played like a fiend. He brought electric blues to a whole new crowd that had previously been unaware of it …

Joe Bonamassa’s Les Paul Tone Tips

Written on July 29, 2014 at 10:18 pm, by Jon

“In Issue 384 of Guitarist magazine’s cover star shows you how you can get a wide variety of tones from your Gibson Les Paul without the need for additional stompbox effects. Want to throw away your pedalboard, plug straight into …

Hal Leonard Blues Guitar Soloing Review

Written on July 20, 2014 at 2:05 am, by pappy

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Hal Leonard recently sent me a new instructional book by Keith Wyatt called Blues Guitar Soloing and it is packed to the gills with great instruction to take you from the very basics of blues solos (the minor …

Martin Andres Lesson – L.H Stretch & R.H Speed Coordination

Written on June 25, 2014 at 8:10 am, by Jon

Wow this is a tough couple of exercises from Martin Andres of Pomegranate Tiger. If you are not aware of his music it is pretty challenging progressive metal which relies on his excellent technique to be able to play the …

Marty Friedman: Taking Licks You’ve Learned from Others and Making Them Your Own

Written on May 1, 2014 at 2:43 am, by Jon

Check out this video from Guitar World featuring the legend that is Marty Friedman talking about talking licks you’ve learned from others and making them your own, some great advice in this video I look forward to more from Marty.…

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 …