This article pinpoints some essential guitar strumming tips for beginners in order to help with quick improvements as well ways to avoid some common pitfalls and reduce the risk of injury.
If you are learning a new chord, scale, or musical passage, you don’t always have to have the guitar on your lap to make that happen.
The list below is taken from my years of experience as a musician, songwriter, recording engineer, content creator, teacher, and audio journalist. You may be familiar with some of the tips, but even if there are just a few that hit home you’ve done yourself a favor by moving closer to your goal of becoming an expert.
So, you love music. You’ve been honing your musical skills for a while. Your hard work shines whenever you perform in your own room or in front of a small, supportive group of people.
Now you want to push yourself a bit further and bring your music to a wider audience. Chances are, the audition room is your next step.
This video will show you a really fun and simple blues riff that you can do with your right hand. You can use this riff between phrases in your songs to give them more of an authentic bluesy feel.
If you’ve always wanted to be a songwriter but you’ve never made the leap into creating your own music, it’s time to overcome your inhibitions and get started. There’s no better time than the present to write your own songs!
While artists would like to believe the music speaks for itself, a strong bio is an important part of promoting your music.
Here are some pointers to help you write the best artist bio possible.