Category Archives: Misc

Learning, Practicing, Memorizing- What’s the Difference?

A lot of times you might get confused by the terms “learning” guitar or “practicing” guitar… Because, in our little world, they aren’t really the same thing – and you’ll spend time doing both, but differently. Learning is when you’re doing something new – a new lick, a new idea, a new song, a new…

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Sometimes You Gotta Fake It

Have you ever had something you could almost play… but kept messing up in 1 spot? Or maybe out of a whole song, you can play 95% of it, but there are those few spots that trip you up that you just can’t quite play fast enough… Those times are when one of your most…

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Steve Stine Shows You 1 Easy Lick to Play Awesome Guitar Solos

As promised, Steve Stine is back with one easy lick that will help you play awesome solos. Check it out and see how creative you can get with this thing:   Most guitarists never realize that one cool lick can be the starting point for a smokin’ hot lead… …You don’t need to know a…

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It’s All About Moderation

I used to be an avid runner and easily got out every day for a long run but life sort of got in the way and with a wife, kids, job, house etc that all competed for my attention, I was lucky to get out once or twice a week Lately, though, I’ve been reading…

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9 Things You Should Consider Before Buying a New Guitar

Whether it’s your very first guitar, your 10th, or your 100th, buying a guitar is always a super fun and exciting time. To make sure you’re making the best guitar-buying decisions, take a look at these nine things to consider before buying your next guitar. 1. Why are you guitar shopping? This is a very…

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How To Get Hooked On The Guitar

I know we’re all hooked on guitar to some degree or another, but there’s a really good reason for that… it’s a little challenging at times…   And what gets us through those challenging times is our love for playing music and how it makes us feel… the more “hooked” you are, the more you…

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Guitar Gear Buying Tips

I love guitar gear – amps, guitars, pedals, slides, picks, strings, straps, cases, cables… you name it, I’m into it. But guitar gear can be a frightening thing if you’re new to the sport… A lot of money can be spent, and like most things there is a point of diminishing returns. Does a $400…

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Reset Your Guitar Playing #4- Your Clear Path For Success

In the fourth video of “RESET” Dave Wallimann reveals how to take the guesswork out of practicing and get a clear plan to help you achieve your guitar goals. There’s nothing more frustrating than knowing what you want but not knowing how to get it. And it’s like that for guitar. You can have your…

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Reset Your Guitar Playing #3- Effective vs. Broken Practice

In the 3rd video of “RESET”, we reveal how to practice so that you’ll always get better. It’s no secret that practicing is how you get good at guitar. That won’t change. So the variables are really: time, how you practice, and what you practice. Change any one of those (or all 3) and you’ll…

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Reset Your Guitar Playing #2- The Guitar Motivation Manifesto

Are you lost with practice without a direction? Constantly distracted with meaningless “noodling”. One word. Goals. Goals give you something to strive for. They give each practice session a purpose and meaning. In this video, we take an in-depth look at what can hold you back, and how to take steps to get yourself on…

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