Category: Guitar

Choosing a Delay Pedal

Over the last week or so I’ve been looking into delay pedals. I’ve tried to way up the options by watching countless youtube videos and read tons of reviews. Problem is all the pedals I’ve looked at have their own neat little tricks. I’m also working within a budget so finding the right one that […]

Notes on the ‘D’ string

This article deals with the notes on the guitar and not why you should learn them.  Why learn notes on the guitar? Notes on the ‘D’ string: Highlighted in Red Sharp notes on the ‘D’ string. Flat notes on the ‘D’ string. D# = Eb F# = Gb G# = Ab A# = Bb C# […]

Free Online Metronome

Simple Metronome created using Flash MX that works in increments of 10 starting from 60 BPM up to 210 BPM.

D Minor Arpeggio

As I’ve previously stated Arpeggios are excellent exercises for both fingers and mind. When playing them on guitar they break up the tendency to play scalic patterns. Also there are techniques involved that can push your playing further. You can either do alternative picking or sweep picking: V = Down Stroke X = Up Stroke […]

Major Scale Patterns part 2

Following on from my previous article Major Scale Patterns Part 1 I’m going to show you three other Major scale patterns. It is recommended that you read that article first. The first of these patterns is an alternative to the previous articles ‘E’ string based pattern. The suggested fingers for this pattern are: 1st, 2nd […]