Jeff Beck’s Most Iconic Moments

LL Blog JEFF BECK S MOST ICONIC MOMENTS

Jeff Beck’s Most Iconic Moments

20th January, 2023 by Mitch Laddie

This month, the world of electric guitar lost a true pioneer, maverick and icon. Mitch Laddie reflects on his finest guitar moments.

LL Blog 5 Reasons Why You Should Learn Other Peoples Songs

5 Reasons You Should Learn Other People’s Songs

30th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

While creativity and freedom are a wonderful thing, sometimes we all need a little reminder of why we need to learn other people’s songs.

LL Blog 5 Easy Blues Songs Anyone Can Learn

5 Easy Blues Songs Anyone Can Learn

30th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

The blues is such an instantly impressive and achievable style for new guitarists. But where do you start? Mitch Laddie picks his top 5 easy blues guitar songs for beginners.

LL Blog 5 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Own Songs

5 Reasons Why You Should Write Your Own Songs

30th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

Developing your own ideas and crafting a unique voice on the guitar takes many forms, none more enjoyable than writing your own songs.

LL Blog Why You Should Learn Neo Soul Styles

Why You Should Learn Neo Soul Styles

30th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

What makes this modern, jazz inspired, guitar style so popular? And why should you adopt some of these techniques into your own playing?

LL Blog Top Nile Rodgers Guitar Parts

Top Nile Rodgers Guitar Parts

30th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

Whether you think you’ve heard Nile Rodgers or not, you’ve almost definitely heard Nile Rodgers.

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Sister Rosetta Tharpe: A Pioneer & Phenomenon

29th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

The Godmother of Rock and Roll? You would be forgiven for not hearing her name in everyday conversation, but read on and discover the original electric guitar trail blazer.

LL Blog How to Play Music On Your Own

How to Play Music On Your Own

15th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

Musically speaking, the electric guitar can be rather lonely sounding instrument; much better suited to the backdrop of a band. So how can you sound great just on your own? Read on ...

LL Blog How To Get Out of a Playing Rut

How To Get Out of a Playing Rut

8th December, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

If you're stuck in guitar playing rut, take heart; this is part of the process. But can you play your way out of a rut? Mitch Laddie offers some enlightenment.

LL Blog The Top 5 Blues Guitar Pedals You Must To Own

The Top 5 Blues Guitar Pedals You Must Own

18th November, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

if you're chasing that perfect blues guitar tone, the chances are the right pedal will get you one step closer. But which ones should earn a place on your board? Read on ....

LL Blog What Makes the Fender Stratocaster a Timeless Classic

What Makes the Fender Stratocaster a Timeless Classic?

5th August, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

Ask most people to think of an electric guitar and they'll picture a Stratocaster. But what is it about this iconic guitar which has set the Strat apart, and why is it still relevant today?

LL Blog 5 Things To Do Everytime You Practice Guitar

5 Things To Do Every Time You Practice Guitar

31st May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Want a checklist to ensure your guitar practice is hitting the mark? Read on …..

LL Blog 4 Reasons You Cant Play Guitar Faster

4 Reasons You Can’t Play Guitar Faster

31st May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Whether you are scaling the heady heights of shred guitar prowess or building a repertoire of honest classic rock, speedy guitar playing is never too far away.

LL Blog The Story Behind Eddie Van Halens Frankenstein Guitar

The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstein Guitar

6th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Not satisfied with his Les Paul, Strat or Destroyer, before changing world of guitar playing, Eddie Van Halen crafted a guitar which shaped history!

LL Blog 3 Reasons Why You Need A Whammy Bar

3 Reasons Why You Need A Whammy Bar

6th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Whammy bar, tremolo arm, wiggle stick; this ingenious implement commands more respective use than gratuitous dive bombing and wanton waggling!

LL Blog Forgotten Stars Of 90s Shred Guitar

Forgotten Stars Of ‘90s Shred Guitar

5th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Think you know your shredders? In this blog we uncover four top shred guitarists whose names and playing, may have escaped you.

LL BLOG CLASSIC SHRED GUITAR ALBUMS

Classic Shred Guitar Albums

4th May, 2022 by Sam Bell

The 80’s & 90’s heralded a new dawn of technical guitar prowess and spawned some of the most excellent shred guitar recordings ever committed to tape. Who makes the list? Read on!

LL Blog 3 Ways To Use A Metronome

3 Ways To Use A Metronome

25th March, 2022 by Stuart Shields

What is the one thing we could all use more of? Reliable timing. And the best tool for the job … the humble metronome.