How To Play In Time

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How To Play In Time

1st April, 2021 by Stuart Shields

It’s the skill most prized amongst serious and amateur musicians alike; transforming even the simplest guitar part into something magical. We dig deep into the topic of staying in time.

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5 Ways To Improve Your Tone By Adjusting Your Playing

26th March, 2021 by Mitch Laddie

It’s not an old wives tale, tone really is in the fingers! So instead of swapping out your guitar or reaching for a gear based solution, Mitch Laddie shares some tips to improve your tone naturally.

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Playing In Front Of People - Beat Those Nerves!

19th March, 2021 by Stuart Shields

Do your favourite riffs fall to pieces, even under the gaze of close kin and family pets? If you have ever uttered the words ‘I can play this perfectly when no-one is watching’; read on!

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Do Cables Affect Your Guitar Tone?

4th March, 2021 by Stuart Shields

Another tone debate which has raged across online guitar forums - does your guitar cable have any bearing on your actual tone?

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Mitch Laddie’s Top 5 Blues Guitar Tips

25th February, 2021 by Mitch Laddie

Licklibrary blues expert, Mitch Laddie helps you fast track your blues guitar playing with 5 tips used by the pros; guaranteed to instantly supercharge your skills and sound.

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8 Steve Vai Facts Every Fan Should Know

19th February, 2021 by Stuart Shields

Who provides those voice overs on Passion & Warfare? Why is his signature axe called a JEM? What’s the deal with Frank Zappa’s ‘Black Page’? We look at 8 top Vai facts and talk a little about bees.

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Who Invented Shred Guitar Techniques?

11th February, 2021 by Stuart Shields

Who tapped the first lick? Who swept that first sweep? And who do we have to thank for the slippery legato shred runs we all love to try and master?

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Tips For Returning To The Guitar After A Break

28th January, 2021 by Stuart Shields

Picking up your guitar again after taking some time away doesn’t have to feel like starting all over again! We explore the positives of getting back in the guitar saddle after a musical break …

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Learn Your Fretboard In 3 Easy Steps

15th January, 2021 by Stuart Shields

With 6 strings and (potentially) 24 frets, the fretboard offers 144 places to play only 11 notes! So how do you learn every note? There must be some short cuts, right? Indeed there are, read on …..