At long last, I have found an acoustic fingerpick that will allow me to play good strong fingerstyle guitar, even when my natural nails aren’t up to snuff! I’ll tell you about these awesome picks, and show you how they work, in this video.
Watch the power, the emotion, the jubilation of making music as guitar-learner Rayna gets unexpectedly invited up on stage by Paul Simon, her guitar hero. They play ‘Duncan’, and cry tears of joy.
Quiz question: What little thing can you tuck in your wallet that will make you guitar-ready at any time of night or day? Answer: watch this mini-video!
Guitar learners often wonder, “What’s the right approach? Should I learn scales? Learn how to read music? Memorize lots of chords?” If you ask me, I’ll tell you that you should learn to play songs. Here’s why:
Happy St. Patrick’s Day, everyone! Here’s a free guitar lesson and free tablature to help you learn to play a traditional Irish jig called “The Butterfly”. Enjoy! Special prize if you post your rendition on YouTube!
Buying your child their first guitar? What size guitar is right for your kid? Should you get an acoustic, or an electric? Video explanations and product recommendations.
Whether it’s a child’s first guitar, or a seasoned rocker’s must-have accessory, you’ll find a few of Lisa’s favorite picks in the new Gift Guide for Guitar Lovers.
What does a capo do? A capo is essentially a clamp that you put onto the neck of the guitar, holding the strings down at a particular fret. It makes it possible to change the pitch (key) of a song, without changing the left-hand chord forms you make for the song. Let’s say you want […]
I admit it, I’m a surfer when it comes to making an online purchase. I research like crazy, read a zillion reviews, and watch demos until I’m blue in the face and absolutely sure of what I want to buy. So, in case you are interested in the Flip video cameras, I’ll clue you in […]
WHAT IS IT? WHAT DOES IT DO? This unit allows me to record my guitar and/or vocals directly into my Mac. It’s very easy to use and gets great results. I can record two tracks simultaneously if I wish (i.e. guitar + vocals). I plug the guitar and/or mic directly into this box, and then […]