Category Archives for "Guitar Techniques"

How to Write Songs on Guitar
May 03

How to Write Songs on Guitar: 9 Easy Steps

By Monica | Guitar Techniques , News

How to write songs on guitar? This is a question that has been mystifying every amateur guitarist. In fact, they deem that this task is reserved for professionals and advanced practitioners already.

However, that is just a fallacy that you should stop believing. You should realize that writing your original songs with guitar chords is a doable task, regardless of your skill level. In this article, we will explore more about this topic. Hence, read on!

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What Is A Guitar Lick
Apr 28

What Is A Guitar Lick (And Other Things You Should Learn About It)

By Monica | Guitar Techniques , News

The guitar world is full of terminologies. If you do not delve yourself into the art, you will never understand these concepts, nor how to make them work. Among the most enigmatic terms that you can encounter while learning the guitar is the "lick." So what is a guitar lick exactly again?

In this article, we will give the full definition of this concept. Luckily, it is not a musical jargon that you should fear. Just read on to be enlightened!

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How to Improvise On Guitar
Apr 17

7 Essential Steps On How To Improvise On Guitar

By Monica | Guitar Techniques , News

Improvising on guitar is an essential skill for guitarists. Aside from playing and writing music, improvising will allow you to mold your techniques even further.

There are a lot of times that you can spare to practice this useful skill. When there is an idle moment, you can listen to the songs in your playlist and see which one will uplift your mood. Well, improvising is not always triggered by emotions invoked by the song. But in some aspect, some stimulation could help you.

You can also hone your improvisation skills by consistently practicing patterns, licks, and arpeggios. In fact, anything that would spice your fingers up is beneficial. After all, your growth as a musician is limitless.

As a fellow guitar enthusiast, I highly recommend that you shouldn't avoid improvising. Many guitar players seem to dislike this because it is tricky and consumes much of your time. But if you really like the instrument, then you can find improvising fulfilling and fun. I can guarantee that all those sweat you shed will pay off!

If you are struggling with this aspect, then you should continue reading. I have listed some of the essential techniques that would cultivate as a good improviser. Sooner, it will lead you to become a better and versatile guitar player.

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How To Metal Scream
Apr 03

How To Metal Scream: The Best Screaming Techniques

By Monica | Guitar Lessons , Guitar Techniques , News

Are you an aspiring vocalist and a fan of heavy genres? Then you might want to learn how to metal scream. In this article, we will teach you how to do such complicated technique safely and efficiently.

We know that a lot of you are huge fans of Slipknot, Metallica, System Of A Down, and Linkin Park. Of course, aside from their smashing and ear-tingling abilities to play various instruments, it is their vocals that made you swoon over them. Deep inside you, there is a great urge to imitate such kind of compelling screams.

The screams made by these world-renowned bands are really mesmerizing. But you should know that attempting to copy these screams can crush your vocal chords. In the long run, it might even cause permanent vocal damages. But how vocalists like Chester Bennington were able to do it without suffering major problems?

Well, there is a way to scream safely. However, it will require you enough practice and discipline. The key here is for you to be able to protect your voice. Metal screams should come from your lungs. And although it is quite a simple concept, it is not that easy to do.

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