Theory

Guitar theory – learn the hows and whys of how we play.

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Lessons Theory

Learn The Major Guitar Scale

The major scale is at the heart of all scales. Here we take a look at what the major scale is and how it lays out on the neck of the guitar. Rock on.

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Lessons Theory

Finding the Key You’re Playing In

Have you ever wondered what key you’re playing in at any given time? Adam Pietrykowski walks us through finding the answer to that question here.

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Lessons Theory

How Memorizing Scales Can Stunt Your Growth

Nicholas Tozier saves us all from the evils of monotonous scale repetition and how memorizing scales on the guitar isn’t always the same as being good.

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Lessons Theory

Harmonic Areas And Their Usefulness

Previously, we talked about harmonizing major scales to discover which chords occur naturally in a key. Now lets find out what harmonic area each chord sits in.

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Even Steve Vai can’t make you play like Steve Vai

Read Time 3 MinutesIn case you didn’t have a chance to see Steve Vai’s big online lesson or if you weren’t like me and didn’t record it, but don’t want to rely on your memory – out of the kindness of my heart I’ve decided to give you a summary of what was discussed. You […]

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