10 Must-Know Guitar Chords for Beginners

If you’re a beginner on the guitar then learning your basic chords is essential. They’re used in countless songs and form the foundation for even more advanced chords and techniques. Yes, I know it’s much more fun to try and go straight into learning solos and riffs. If I’m honest that’s exactly what I did! …

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Zero Fret Guide: What are They and Do You Need One?

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The zero fret is a little bit of an enigma. In some cases reviled and hated, by others adored and considered a technological marvel that makes tuning stability and your tone much better. But they’re a bit odd. You tend to find them either installed in really cheap and poor guitars or the highest quality, …

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Guitar Drop Tuning: A Simple Guide

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Drop tuning a guitar is fairly common. It’s a simple technique that can open up your playing and give you lots of varied options. Standard tuning is great, obviously. But it can be fun and interesting to try different tunings and expand your sound. You’ll find a lot of heavier styles of music like metal …

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Guitar Relicing Explained: What is it and Why do it?

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You may have come across the phrase ‘relicing’ in relation to guitars and the way they look. It’s been growing steadily in popularity for a while now and lots of guitarists like that reliced look. If you’re not sure, relicing guitars is when you take a guitar and make it look worn, old and ‘vintage’. …

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