Top 10 Best Acoustic Guitar Albums

First, a few qualifications about this list of best acoustic guitar albums: This list is intended to cover popular music rather than classical artists. That means that we won’t be diving into the world of Andrés Segovia or Christopher Parkening. This list is more about being showing a cross-section of styles, rather than diving into a particular sub-genre. For more info, …

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Checking Out Open G Tuning

Open G Tuning: A Brief Intro

I recently spent some time in Open G tuning, or “Low” Open G Tuning, as it’s sometimes called. I was following the lead of Don Ross in his fingerstyle guitar lessons, where he walks through the details the tuning and provides some example material. In short, the Open G tuning alters the standard guitar tuning so that the open strings, …

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Revo Guitar Straps

Revo Guitar Straps Review

Revo Guitar Straps is making headway.  You’ll see the guitar straps around the shoulders of folks like Zac Brown and Ziggy Marley. Revo’s idea is simple:  comfortable wooden guitar straps, handcrafted in Costa Rica. Wood? Yup, wood.  They kind of remind me of those wooden beaded seat covers favored by New York cabbies. (It’s possible that I had one one of …

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Guitar Sense GS-T1 Guitar Tuner Review

Guitar Sense GS-T1 Tuner Review

There are a lot of small, inexpensive tools that make guitar life much easier – a capo, a guitar string tool, a metronome.  But an absolutely indispensable one of these tools is the guitar tuner. The New Clip-On Guitar Tuner I recently had the chance to try the GS-T1 guitar tuner by Guitar Sense in the UK.  This is one of the new …

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An Introduction To Gypsy Jazz Lead Guitar

Gypsy jazz guitar is a unique guitar style that was created through the playing of the late virtuoso Django Reinhardt. Django played guitar in such a novel way that he has since inspired musicians all around the world to take up this fun and accessible guitar style. Gypsy Jazz is characterised by swinging rhythm guitar, and virtuosic lead melodies and …

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