Need some good pointers for making your solos have more awesome? Give Mason’s 5 tips a read…
Ryan Gavan comes correct with part 2 of his look at how different woods affect the tonal characteristics of the guitar. This installment focuses on necks, fretboards, and “tops”…
If you’ve ever played your guitar live with your band and thought, “Why does this sound like crap?”, then you’d better read Mason’s suggestions on how to get your stage sound under control…
Ever wonder about the different kinds of woods guitars are made of? Ryan Gavan has. Read a lil’ bit about the many kinds of woods used in guitar production and how they affect the tone of the instrument.
Edouard Brenneisen takes you guitar players into strange, saxphone-ish territory with an examination of intervallic patterns applied to scales. If you’ve ever wondered how saxophonists get so awesome, this is a must-read…
Staff paper with a guitar newck diagram at the top of the page. Write scale shapes and other patterns on the guitar neck along with examples in standard notation. For 6-string guitar.
Staff paper with 6 guitar chord diagrams at the top of the page. Write examples in standard notation along with chord or arpeggio shapes at the top.
Blank sheets of staves and guitar tab (for 6 string guitar). Write examples in both standard notation and tablature.
Combination staff and guitar tab paper with chord diagrams at the top. Write down chord and arpeggio shapes, along with examples in both tablature and standard notation. For 6 string guitar.
Combination staff and guitar tab paper with a guitar neck diagram at the top. Write guitar examples in both tablature and standard notation while taking advantage of the neck diagram to show shapes on the guitar neck.
Blank guitar tab paper with 6 chord diagrams at the top. Use to write down ideas and examples, along with chord shapes and arpeggio shapes at the top. For 6 string guitar.
6-string guitar tab paper, with a 15 fret guitar neck diagram at the top of the page. Perfect for writing out examples along with scales or chord and arpeggio shapes.
Regular ol’ blank guitar tab paper, perfect for writing down riffs and ideas for 6 string guitar.
Matt Decker talks a little bit about his guitar rig and setup, which is of course optimized for metal.
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