How to use a guitar capo...in 97 seconds

How To Use A Guitar Capo…In 97 Seconds

A guitar capo is essentially a clamp for the guitar neck, which depresses all (or some) of the strings at a given fret. The guitar capo is usually just called a “capo”, short for capo d’astro (Italian) – “the head of the fretboard”. The main advantage of a capo is that it shortens the playable length of the guitar string, …

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Writing Guitar Tabs? 7 Serious Software Options

Writing Guitar Tabs? Seven Serious Software Options

Writing guitar tabs? There are a lot of tools that can help you do this – some are better than others. Here is a quick overview of several, popular software tools for writing guitar tabs. Keep in mind, there are a few basic goals you should identify before choosing one: Are you only working from guitar, or do you want …

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Guitar Pro 7 Review

Guitar Pro 7 Review

Guitar Pro 7 is a tab/notation software that aims to handle the entire compose-to-share cycle. The goal is to help serious musicians notate, practice, arrange, and export guitar tab and scores. And, true to their goal, Arobas Music delivers a powerful piece of software that is not short of bells and whistles. In addition, Arobas Music provides “MySongBook” – an …

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Fretish.com

Peer-to-peer​ ​Guitar​ ​Rental​ ​Marketplace:​ ​An​ ​Introduction​ ​to​ ​Fretish

I’m excited to have a guest blog this week from Sam at Fretish℠.  Sam is the founder of the recent site, Fretish.com, which aims to make borrowing a guitar easier.  Talking with Sam this week, it was easy to see how bringing the sharing economy to guitars could immediately benefit guitar owners, borrowers (of course), and even guitar manufacturers. So, …

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5 Things I Learned Doing a 30 Day Sweep Picking Challenge

5 Things I Learned Doing a 30 Day Sweep Picking Challenge

I love the idea of 30 Day Challenges! They’re a great way to focus on a goal that is both a) short enough to be realistic, and b) long enough to see a big change. These types of challenges are popular in fitness, food, and other creative areas (for example, writing a novel). So I was excited seeing Brandon D’Eon apply …

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