Knowing how to read music is a valuable skill for anyone involved in music composition, songwriting, performance, teaching, recording and production. Many instrumentalists are adept at sight-reading, which is the ability to play directly from
Slap Bass Technique
Slap bass is a popular technique often used in funk music, but in reality, it’s just a different way to hit the string. In this article, we’ll give you a few pointers
What is Shred Guitar?
Let it be said that there is a certain mystique to the art of guitar shred. Indeed, the shred guitarist in top form appears to transcend mere mortals, to the realm
How To Make Ordinary Guitar Chords Sound Great
Picture yourself in this scenario: You’ve been learning guitar for a few months and you’re sitting in a room on a cold, bleak day holding a cheap acoustic
Why Should I Learn to Play the Tin Whistle?
Ever thought about playing an instrument? Sure, there are common-place instruments such as the piano, guitar, drums and vocals… but why not look at something a
What is an Electric Acoustic Guitar?
An electric acoustic guitar is any standard acoustic guitar that includes a pickup system or on-board microphone. This allows the guitar to be connected to an amplifier and therefore