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As a guitar teacher you’d probably expect me to be firmly against things like Youtube lessons and teaching apps. Surely they’re making me irrelevant and are an example of human workers being replaced by technology!? As it happens, when used in the right way, I think mo...

Watch any Youtube or Instagram video of somebody playing guitar, or doing anything else for that matter, and you’d be forgiven for thinking you lived in a world entirely populated by amazingly talented people. These people can do anything they set their minds to instan...

Guitar players have been known to complain about a guitar being too heavy to use when standing up. While this proves to be a real nuisance to guitarists, there are certainly better solutions than allowing woodworm to eat their way through the weight from the inside. Co...

There are plenty of articles, including a fair few on this site, written about what you should practice in order to improve various aspects of your guitar playing. What often goes overlooked are the ways you can make that practice more effective, or motivate yourself t...

If you’re planning a wedding, work function or birthday party, the chances are this is the first time you’ve ever had to hire live musicians. Here’s a few things a lot of people don't often consider that can help your event run a bit more smoothly.

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 We've all been there. You're finally getting somewhere with your playing and then - plunk! - your pick falls in your guitar. Before you know it you've lost fifteen minutes of your practice time to holding it upside down and flipping it over and all the other usual tec...