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How To : Improvise with chord and scale tones on guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play riffs in odd meter

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Record acoustic guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Start writing a song on guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Add a percussive sound to acoustic guitar riffs

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play a C chromatic blues riff on electric guitar

Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist ...more

How To : Incorporate scales into music expressively

Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist ...more

How To : Play an atonal, chromatic riff on electric guitar

Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, that they are not so much about rote repetition as making available to the guitarist ...more

How To : Play warm-up exercises on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play flowing arpeggios on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play a 2-5-1 jazz progression on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Play an A minor funk riff on electric guitar

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Understand basic guitar theory

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

How To : Clean the body and fretboard of an acoustic guitar

Perhaps you have received your guitar as a gift, or picked it out for yourself; and whether it is your first guitar or if you are a grizzled veteran of the frets, there may come a time when your guitar may lose its like new looks. Oil from a performer's hands, combined with di ...more

How To : Make the Guitar Bar decorative knot

In this video, we learn how to make the guitar bar decorative knot. First, set up the bard then cow hitch two strips of rope side by side. Next, measure each bar to 12 inches long and make sure you have 12 feet of rope. After this, build the frets of the bar, and while you are ...more

How To : Play the tapping technique on the acoustic guitar

In this video we are going to build upon hammer on and pull off skills. We are going to introduce tapping, which can be used to further enhance your soloing. I'll go over some basic tapping tips to get you started, and walk you through a classical riff. Then I'll introduce our ...more

How To : Play "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" by Jack Johnson

Learn how to play "Sitting, Waiting, Wishing" by Jack Johnson, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning: Intro/Verse e—5—5—3—3—1—1—3—3-| B—5—5—3—3—1—1—5—5-| G—5—5—4—4—2—2—5—3-| D—7—5—5—3—3—1—5—5-| A—7—7—5—5—3—3 ...more

How To : Play "Heal Over" by KT Tunstall on guitar

Learn how to play "Heal Over" by KT Tunstall on guitar, an acoustic guitar tutorial. Follow along with this demonstration, tabs and lyrics here: Standard Tuning; Chord EADGBe Esus2 096900 C#m7(no 5th) 9×9990 Bsus4 799800 Am7 5×5550 Bm7sus4 7×7770 D/A 557775 Emsus2 024000 Cma ...more

How To : Record an electric guitar at home

To play a guitar riff is to do more than simply to memorize a short musical phrase. Guitar riffs are like any other musical exercise; practicing them can be a terrific means of building manual dexterity and improving your overall playing technique. We can say of riffs, then, t ...more

Minecraft : Musical Wonderland

Have you ever wanted to ride a rollercoaster while listening to Lady Gaga? Or have the Star Wars theme auto-play when you enter your house? You can with Minecraft. Search Youtube for a popular song + Minecraft, and chances are there will be a video for it! Minecraft gives pla ...more

How To : Play Keith Urban's "Stupid Boy" on acoustic guitar

Grab your acoustic guitar, strap, and your pick and check out this free guitar lesson. This video tutorial will teach you country rock guitarists how to play a Keith Urban song. Not just any Keith Urban song, but one of his greatest: "Stupid Boy." And just so you know, here ar ...more

How To : String an Electric Guitar

A First Timer's Guide When some new guitarists break their first string they stash it in the closet and forget about it. Me, I put the sweaty axe back in its case and asked my parents to take me to the local music store. After a morning full of senseless racket emanating from ...more

How To : Use a pedal board

Watch as expert guitar player Adam Anderson teaches how to build a pedal board. Learn the uses and functions of a pedal board, what materials are needed to make a pedal board, how to pick a pedal board case, how to set up power for a pedal board, how to order the guitar pedals ...more

How To : Become A Better Guitar Player

How to be a better guitarist Have you ever just wanted to pick up that old guitar that is just laying around? Or found yourself bursting with creative ideas but don't know how to express them with a guitar? I want to show you my way on becoming the best guitarist you can be, ...more

News : Richie Hayward Benefit in San Jose, August 13, 2010

DRUM! Magazine — the leading magazine for drummers and percussionists worldwide — has announced the biggest drumming event ever to take place in Northern California. On Friday, August 13, drummers will descend on the San Jose Repertory Theatre in the heart of Silicon Valley to ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (06/06 - 06/12)

WonderHowTo is a how-to website made up of niche communities called Worlds, with topics ranging from Minecraft to science experiments to Scrabble and everything in-between. Check in every Wednesday evening for a roundup of user-run activities and how-to projects from the most ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/21 - 03/27)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (01/04 - 01/10)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. This week: A phoneography challenge on silh ...more

How To : Things to Do on WonderHowTo (03/14 - 03/20)

WonderHowTo is made up of niche communities called Worlds. If you've yet to join one (or create your own), get a taste below of what's going on in the community. Check in every Wednesday for a roundup of new activities and projects. Thanks to all of our active moderators and ...more

How To : Modify Your Guitar Pedals

Guitar pedals add character to your playing. However, musicians still say that certain pedals by themselves don’t live up to its promise of a perfect sound. Therefore, instead of replacing your guitar pedals with new and expensive ones, you can modify your pedals using differe ...more

How To : Play rock solos on electric guitar

Learn to play rock solos using the pentatonic scale. Visit http://betweenthelicks.com/rock-guitar/building-rock-solos-with-jam-tracks to find the tabs and play along with a basic jam track.

How To : Play dobro slide acoustic guitar

Play dobro slide acoustic guitar. Ed Dowling, author of Understanding Open Tunings has been playing guitar in open tunings for 39 years. He builds his own guitars and has released five albums of slide and bluegrass music. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play dobro slide acoustic guitar. ...more

How To : Play jazz chords on the acoustic guitar

This video is a jazz chord progression lesson. In this lesson some of the more basic barre chords are introduced, and we build upon that with a few more types of chord forms. Once you learn the chord forms, they can be played at any fret (in any key) just like the previous bar ...more

How To : Choose a Proper Practice Amplifier

A practice amplifier can be just about anything, but by definition it’s probably not something you are going to gig with. Getting Started If the amp is for practice, you generally don’t need a big one. Up to 15-watts is pretty standard, with 30 to 50-watts being about as big ...more

How To : Make a homemade electric guitar

In this video series, watch as professional guitarist and skilled craftsmen Frank Pope teaches how to build an electric guitar. Learn how to cut the body, install the truss rod, make the fingerboard, make fret inlay, install the bridge, set the wires and electronics, and stain ...more

How To : Build a Foot Switch with a Keyboard

If you need to control a software like Ableton Live while you play guitar then you need a foot switch. In that video I will show you how it is easy to build a foot switch with an old keyboard. Then you will need to configure your software to map the keys to specifics functions ...more

News : Playing an Electric Guitar With 100,000V

Video: . I made this Tesla Coil using the myRIO and LabVIEW. It uses electricity to play the music, which can be Star Wars, Harry Potter or even Hunger Games! The music is played by the spark heating the surrounding air (causing it to expand) then the spark turning off (causin ...more

News : The Smartphones of Austin's Underground Musicians

Smartphone technology has become as ubiquitous as automobiles. In Austin, Texas, a city that is widely known as the "Live Music Capital of the World," smartphones have been embraced by the music community not just as a way to document and promote, but to create music. A rock ...more

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