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TECHNIQUES
Using effects

From distortion to delay, a guitar’s sound can be drastically transformed thanks...

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Using an amplifier

It’s not just the guitar that’s needed to achieve the perfect sound....

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Octaves

Discover how to create the essential finger patterns in order to master...

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Harmonics

Create a clear, bell-like sound from your acoustic or electric guitar with...

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Tremolo picking

Learn the speedy picking technique that will your rhythm and soloing...

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Sliding

Master how to transition between two notes or chords by sliding between...

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Vibrato

Make your guitar sing by playing this effect and adding wavering notes...

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Palm-muting

In this tutorial, we show you methods of blocking out unwanted noise...

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Bending strings

String bending was developed by blues and country players to mimic bottleneck...

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Hammer-ons/Pull-offs

Using this technique we show you how to create a smoother sound...

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De-tuning

Alter the intonation of your strings to preserve them in transit or...

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Finger-picking

Take your first steps in learning this distinctive style by following our...

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Power chords

Learn how to play power chords to add a new dynamic to...

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Barre chords

They are the most painful chords to learn, but by far the...

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Basic chords

Learn the basic chords to get started with playing the guitar...

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GETTING STARTED
Warm-up exercises

Warming up is key to playing well, so use these four quick...

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Strumming

Strumming is one of the most basic but important aspects of learning...

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How to tune the guitar

Checking your tuning before you play will make learning a whole lot...

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Restringing the guitar

Whether you’ve snapped a string or your guitar is sounding dull, restringing...

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Anatomy of the guitar

Get to know your instrument inside and out, and discover all of...

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