Alternative tunings are a fantastic way to reinvigorate your guitar playing, songwriting, and creativity. The instantly altered sound naturally gives your mind different creative ideas, and makes you play a different way as a result. And of course, many great songs are written in different tunings, meaning sooner or later you’ll encounter material you need […]
A Guide to Tuning Drums
For a novice drummer, tuning drums can seem like a mystery. But there’s good news. For a start, unlike guitars or pianos, drums can be tuned to any pitch you wish. And, if tuned properly, any kit can be made to sound like Ginger Baker’s. All you need is patience, practice, and the following pointers
A Guide to Open String Tunings
Open string tunings allow guitarists to venture into a whole new realm of music and playing styles. Check out this guide for details on open tunings.
Climate Tuning Guitar Tip
Chuck demonstrates the quick and easy way to ensure your guitar stays in tune during the drastic weather changes with handy climate tuning guitar tip.
How to Tune a Guitar to Drop D Tuning
Todd Hobin gives a video demonstration on how to tune your guitar into drop D tuning as well as a easy capo trick that you can try at home. Check out this video review of more Kyser capos.