Tips & Tricks

Tips & Tricks

How To Play Guitar Techniques: Vibrato and Bending

Techniques for the lead guitarist
Have you ever dutifully practiced your scales, as shown to you by a guitar teacher or in a book and wondered what is needed to turn it into real music?

How to Read Music and Scores

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 – How to Play Bass

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

Shred Guitar: The Art of Blazing Fretboards

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 Play Guitar Chords: Tips on Getting a Good Sound

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 You Should Learn to Play the Tin Whistle

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