• a guitarists journey

    A Guitarists Journey: Enjoying The Milestones

    By Tyrone Mayer
    In Apr 7, 2021
    A guitarists journey and even musicians in general share the idea that they are never done. There is always one more piece, another technique, an alternate phrase, better tone, and, a plethora of other things. These ideas coupled with the selfish nature of learning an instrument the tendency can...
  • music theory

    How Much Music Theory Do You Really Need?

    By Jason Hall
    In Mar 7, 2021
    How much music theory do you really need? At some point, all aspiring guitarists (myself included) ask this question. This question is natural as embarking on the journey to elucidate musical questions we’ve always had can be a long one, and many of us feel apprehensive toward the seemingly...
  • Top 5 Chord Progressions

    Top 5 Chord Progressions

    By Jacques Bekker
    In Feb 2, 2021
    The top 5 chord progressions are the order in which chords are played in a song. They are the foundation of harmony in Western music from the Classical period to the 21st century. Chord progressions define how the melody and rhythm of a song will be determined. Chord progressions are identified by using Roman numerals,...
  • The 3 Things Slowing Down Your Guitar Progress

    The 3 Things Slowing Down Your Guitar Progress

    By Theo Young
    In Apr 3, 2020
    In this blog we are going to discover the 3 things slowing down your guitar progress. As every guitar player has a blind spot these are important to take head of. Most guitarists will often find out the hard way down the line losing valuable practice time. While every...
  • Top 5 Tone Tips For Improving Your Tone

    Top 5 Tone Tips For Improving Your Tone

    By Stefan Vos
    In Aug 20, 2019
    Acolytes of Tone, gather round, as I share with you my top 5 tone tips for improving your tone! Let me preface this, however, with a disclaimer: tone is, by its very nature, a very subjective thing. Often, tonal differences come down to the individual player’s personal taste. Don’t...
  • fender tele tone

    Top 5 Fender Tele Tone Tips

    By Stefan Vos
    In Feb 5, 2019
    Some background before we dive into my top 5 Fender Tele tone tips: When Leo Fender introduced the Fender Telecaster, early in 1951, it was derided by some as a “boat paddle” and “snow shovel”. You may still hear modern players affectionately refer to their Telecaster as a ‘plank’....