Quick tip for songwriters and composers, especially ones wanting to create memorable, popular music. The idea is that trying to re-create your song using memory alone will highlight the elements that are most memorable and allow you to reconsider the … Continue Reading
Let’s clear something up before watching the video. There’s been some confusion in the video comments which, I think, stems from the fact that there’s 2 things often referred to as “Neck Positions”, but only one of these is relevant here. The first is Scale Position – the note of the scale you begin on, (“starting on the … Continue reading Neck Positions Are Dumb, Discuss. Continue Reading
Today I’m excited to present you with this new guitar lick, in E Diminished. The pattern takes advantage of the symmetry within the Diminished Chromatic scale, and can be used to add some spice to your playing. In the example at the start of the video, I’m improvising over 2 bars of Em, then playing … Continue reading E Diminished Lick Continue Reading
Where do I go to learn about music theory, guitar, gear, and other instruments? These are my top 10 channels for learning music.
Adam Neely https://www.youtube.com/user/havic5
Loudon Stearns https://www.youtube.com/user/LoudonYukon
Stephen Taylor htt… Continue Reading
… and how to deal with them like a pro!
FYI, if you need some gear to help you store guitar pics all over the place, take a look at what Amazon.co.uk have on offer: Mic Stand Pick Holders, Headstock Pick Holders or even just Double-Sided Tape.
Being able to vary the dynamics in your guitar playing is an essential skill if you want to stand out. It’s also integral to successful songwriting. Today’s video is looking at the various ways you can vary the dynamics in your guitar playing, aside from just playing hard or soft. This guitar is the M600t … Continue reading Dynamics for Guitar Continue Reading
What the flip is a Banjitar? Let’s find out! Continue Reading
Harri Beasley is a prolific musician and performer in Cambridge, and we were thrilled to have him in the studio to record this version of That’s Life.
Jake Martin joined us in the Panda Shack again to record a few songs off his new album, We Take Them At Dawn. Go over here to see our 2014 interview with Jake Martin: Link! … Continue Reading