Much has been said in books, magazines, and high-priced '90s shred lesson VHS tapes about how to play the guitar, but little attention has been given to the picking hand - that is, until recently. If you are not yet familiar with Troy Grady's "Cracking the Code," I encourage you … [Read more...] about New Picking Mechanics Video from Troy Grady
Martin is a brand that people, musicians and non-musicians alike, often recognize. This stands to reason as The Martin Guitar Company has been producing high quality acoustic instruments for over 185 years. Each generation of the Martin family has faced their own unique … [Read more...] about An Interview with Chris Martin, Martin Guitar Co.
A few months back, I wrote an article titled 5 Modern Gypsy Jazz Artists & Albums. In that article I shared some of my favorite artists who I thought both pay homage to the traditional stylings of Django and push the boundaries of the genre with other eclectic influences. … [Read more...] about Album Review: La Storia by Anouman
New to guitar and not sure where to begin? To say there's a plethora of resources out there would be an understatement, but filtering through what's good and what's less than helpful can be a challenge in itself. Here is nice one-stop resource for beginner guitarist or teachers … [Read more...] about Resource for Beginners and Teachers
Skilled and eccentric guitar guru Ben Eller has been at the YouTube game for the better part of a decade now. His over 200 videos are often both entertaining and informative. One of his earliest YouTube successes was with his series "This is Why You Suck at Guitar," which is a … [Read more...] about Megadeth’s Tornado of Souls Solo Lesson (Ben Eller’s YouTube Channel)