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How To Create An Awesome Guitar Tone

Calling all guitarists! Without a great sound, your dazzling technique and mastery of repertoire mean nothing…..

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Great tone is a very subjective thing that is unique and personal to every person.  Let me begin this article by saying that.  Let me also say that tone is caused by many things which all go into a blender....

Getting a Great Guitar Tone: Part 1

Great tone is a very subjective thing that is unique and personal to every person. Let me begin this article by saying that. Let me also say that tone is caused by many things which all go into a blender….

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Understanding the major scale and it’s intervals will help you more than any single piece of knowledge....

This is Ground Control to Major Scales!

Understanding the major scale and it’s intervals will help you more than any single piece of knowledge….

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It all starts with that picture in your head where you see yourself playing in front of 5 000 people. It starts with that sound that you want to be known for or with a feeling that pulls you out of the bed...

The Four Step Process to Become the Guitarist you Always Wanted to be!

It all starts with that picture in your head where you see yourself playing in front of 5 000 people. It starts with that sound that you want to be known for or with a feeling that pulls you out of the bed…

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As one of the most popular and highly regarded guitars ever made, Gibson's Les Paul guitar is also one of the most often forged. How can you avoid shelling out big bucks for a phony guitar? It's not easy. And even experts are occasionally fooled by some of the fakes out there.

How to Identify a Vintage Gibson Les Paul Standard

As one of the most popular and highly regarded guitars ever made, Gibson’s Les Paul guitar is also one of the most often forged. How can you avoid shelling out big bucks for a phony guitar? It’s not easy. And even experts are occasionally fooled by some of the fakes out there.

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Minor chords are a common type of chord in three part harmony consisting of a root, a minor 3rd, and 5th interval. Minor chords are popular for their distinctively moody, melancholic, and somewhat darker sound.

SMG Guitar Lesson #32: Minor Chord Inversions

Minor chords are a common type of chord in three part harmony consisting of a root, a minor 3rd, and 5th interval. Minor chords are popular for their distinctively moody, melancholic, and somewhat darker sound.

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