For beginner guitarists, reaching the point of playing your first song — and ultimately first batch of songs — is really important, for many reasons. The biggest one being that it means you’re applying the skills you’ve been working to develop and therefore you’re showing proven, tangible progress. This is not only rewarding, but encouraging […]
In this video, our in-house musician Chuck Schiele will teach you the basics of restringing your guitar from what you need to the task itself.
Orange Amplification has announced its online foundation Rock Guitar Course is now free with any purchase of an Orange amp, combo, cab or pedal.
In times like this, it helps to have a little music to keep us all united and keep our spirits high. Music is an enduring, powerful force. Whether a music lover, a casual player, or a professional musician, right now many people are in need of some help, some comfort, and some good old distraction. […]
Research has shown that playing an instrument offers both mental and physical health benefits like de-stressing, increased creativity, and boosting the immune system. While concerts and shows are off the table for the time being, music lovers can still play their favorite songs and make some noise at home. Fender is offering new users a free […]
Here’s an article all about a distinctive, important technique in guitar playing—particularly in styles like country, folk, and blues—and that’s Travis picking. We’ll cover the background, where to hear it, the theory, and how to do it, and get you Travis picking right away. Good luck and enjoy! What is Travis picking? In short, […]
Thinking what you’re writing for guitar is too simple? Worried it’s not enough? In this video Mike Meiers will show you how to layer your guitar lines and bring your songs to life. Mike Meiers is a songwriter, producer, and founder of Songwriting For Guitar. Download the FREE Songwriting Guitarist Quick Start Guide: ➡️ https://www.songwritingforguitar.com/
Fender has released the newest model in the American Acoustasonic Series: the American Acoustasonic Stratocaster. Originally previewed at Winter NAMM 2020, this all-new model is inspired by its sister Telecaster platform, but also moves the series forward with creative options in new design and technology. Building off of the Acoustasonic Telecaster released at Winter NAMM […]