Beginners Most Detailed Guitar Buying Guide and Tips

beginner guitar buying guide and tips

As a music teacher and guitar player, I’ve seen many new players give up on playing because it’s “too hard” when, in fact, they never had a chance because of a junky guitar. With literally thousands of guitars out there, buying one is a daunting task. There are a large number of garbage ones and … Read more Beginners Most Detailed Guitar Buying Guide and Tips

Why Loog Guitars Are The Best Guitars for Kids? Guitar Expert Weighs in

loog guitar - kids best guitar review

What are the Best Guitar for 3, 8, and 12 Year Olds? This is the question I am consistently being asked. Let’s face it, most guitars for kids are junk. They really are. The majority of guitar brands make “kids” guitars in one of two ways: They shrink down their “real” guitars. They make a … Read more Why Loog Guitars Are The Best Guitars for Kids? Guitar Expert Weighs in

The Ultimate Guide To Using Electric Guitar Effect Pedals

Electric Guitar Effect Pedals

Learning the electric guitar is an incredible journey as you discover the power of music, creativity, and self-expression. Few moments in life stand out to me like the moment where I first witnessed someone using a distortion pedal through their amp. I had always wondered how different bands got “that sound” or how different effects … Read more The Ultimate Guide To Using Electric Guitar Effect Pedals

Most Common Beginner Mistakes When Learning Guitar

Common Beginner Mistakes when Learning Guitar

Playing the guitar is fun but learning to play to a new instrument requires time and effort. Many people wish to be able to skip the learning part and just be able to rock the party without any hard work. Unfortunately, this is not possible. Thomas Edison famously said “I have not failed 1,000 times. … Read more Most Common Beginner Mistakes When Learning Guitar

Guitar String Names and Why you Need to Know Them

Guitar String Names

One of the things most new guitar players blow over are the guitar string names. I’ve seen with elementary students and adults as well. But before long, this lack of knowledge comes back to hurt them before they get into intermediate playing. This article will help you learn the guitar string names for a better … Read more Guitar String Names and Why you Need to Know Them

Guitar Anatomy: What are the Main Parts of the Guitar

Anatomy of a Guitar

One of the most often forgotten parts of playing the guitar is having a firm understanding of guitar anatomy. As a musician for over 20 years, I see what happens when players don’t know what they’re guitar is made of. Often, having a better understanding of the parts of a guitar will help the musician … Read more Guitar Anatomy: What are the Main Parts of the Guitar

How to Hold Acoustic, Electric, and Bass Guitars Properly

How to Hold a Guitar

Do you want to learn how to play guitar but you’re not sure how to even hold it? As a music teacher and private guitar lesson teacher for over 10 years, I’ve worked with people from the age of 7 to 70. And one of the most important things about guitar playing that’s ignored is … Read more How to Hold Acoustic, Electric, and Bass Guitars Properly

Electric vs. Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: Expert Advice

Electric vs Acoustic Guitar

Years back, I remember mulling over the electric vs acoustic guitar face-off, which is the best beginner decision when learning to play the guitar? As with most enjoyable things in life, the answer comes down to your unique preferences. The easiest guitar to play is the one you are most motivated to learn on and … Read more Electric vs. Acoustic Guitar for Beginners: Expert Advice