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He wasn't always that fast.

Building Speed – Fast Ways to Play Faster

You know what makes the guitar fun? Speed. That's why we have this article on tips to help you get as fast as possible as quickly as possible.
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Developing Rhythm and Stamina with Funk and Metal

Take cues from funk and metal to help focus your guitar learning experience so you can grow beyond the beginners stage with relative ease with this lesson.
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Guitar Technique

Technique: Are you Holding That Guitar Right? – Posture, Wrist, Thumb And More

What exactly is good technique? It varies from person to person, but here are some basics that can be used to set yourself on the right path.
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Lesson 4: Intervals Overview

After three weeks of just looking at intervals on the neck of the guitar this week I decided to back off the guitar and use this as a chance to just discuss the orders of intervals and offer advice on memorizing them should you not already have them committed to memory. If you have any […]
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Guitar Lesson Exercise 3

Guitar Lesson – Dissonant Intervals

This week we come to a conclusion in the interval trilogy as we cover all dissonant intervals.  The Minor and Major 2nds, 7ths, and the Diminished 5th. In this episode I touch base on what separates these intervals from the rest, namely the sound and feel they naturally produce.  These intervals are, in my humbling […]
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Lesson 2 Exercise

Guitar Lesson 2: Major and Minor 3rds and 6ths

The formula this week follows the same formula as last week, though this week it’s on the Major and Minor 3rds and 6ths. These four intervals fill the gap between last weeks very consonant intervals and the intervals to be discussed. They are able to cause just enough tension without sacrificing their consonance. The exercise […]
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Lesson 1: Intervals

Guitar Lesson: Intervals Part 1

I would like to take this brief moment to cordially invite you to partake in these video guitar lessons with which we, Guitar-Muse: The Muses of Guitar, have produced for your educational benefits.  So bust out your guitars, tune them up, and buckle your seat belts because we’re gonna talk turkey.  Today (and for a […]
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Mad Guitar Girl

How hard is it really to learn to play guitar?

Depending on how long you have been playing, you may have forgotten some of the struggles you encountered as a beginner guitar player. I personally remember it being alot of fun, with quite a bit of work mixed in. I have been watching my daughter learn, and have been trying to remember exactly how hard […]
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