Why Guitar Strings Buzz–And What To Do About It It’s so annoying. You’re fretting your chords beautifully, you’re strumming like a champ, but your chords sound less than ideal, because the strings are buzzing. What’s going on? The strings are slapping against frets along the neck, that’s what. And since the strings are vibrating hundreds of times per second–like the 44
Yes–If They Are Installed Correctly! And They Have Extra Benefits Sometimes students will ask “Are guitar hooks safe?” My first answer is: “I hope so, because there are eight guitars hanging right over my desk at NYC Guitar School and I sure would hate for them to fall on my head!” However, I’m not worried. In fact, there are over 200 guitars hanging on the walls of NYC Gui
Here’s How I Kicked Discouragement in The Teeth, And How You Can, Too Many people tell me “I’ve always wanted to play guitar.” While I’ve played guitar for decades, I know how they feel, because I’ve always wanted to speak another language fluently. Over the past decades I’ve intermittently tried to brush up on my high school Spanish skills–but like many people who want to “
14 Easy Four Chord Songs for Guitar Beginners With G, Em, C and D7 Guitar may take a lifetime to master–but unlike the harpsichord and trombone, beginning guitar players can start making beautiful and awesome music RIGHT AWAY. These chords are huge. A guitar student who learns to pivot from G to Em to C to D7 has taken an exponential leap in guitar capabilities, because that combination of
Rock out to Imagine Dragons’ “Believer,” guided by star teacher Michelangelo, featuring Madeline! Good luck and keep shredding! For more tutorials, click here. To take a lesson with Michelangelo, click here!
Power ballad you heart out with Sam Smith’s “Too Good at Goodbyes,” guided by star teacher Michelangelo! Good luck and keep shredding! For more tutorials, click here. To take a lesson with Michelangelo, click here!
Serenade someone special – or yourself! – with Ed Sheeran’s “Thinking Out Loud,” guided by star teacher Kyle! Good luck and keep shredding! For more tutorials, click here. To take a lesson with Kyle, click here!