Top 10 Best Fingerpicking Songs For Beginners

The 10 Best Easy Fingerpicking Songs for Beginners

Learning fingerpicking guitar (or “fingerstyle guitar” as it’s also called) can be overwhelming.  You see YouTube’s of people like Andy McKee or Tommy Emmanuel and you think, “not me”.  But playing this kind of music is like the journey of a thousand miles – you have to start with a single step. So where to start? Choosing Easy Fingerpicking Songs If you …

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New Guitar Podcasts On the Rise

Podcasts have been around for years, but right now they're in the midst of a renaissance.  With popular podcasts like "Serial" and "This American Life", more people than ever are listening to the nouveau radio format. I even recommended some guitar-oriented podcasts earlier this year. Now I'd like to follow up by noting several podcasts on the rise.  Check out the ...Read More
Guitar Aerobics

Guitar Aerobics: An 80’s Title, But 2016 Worthy

We’re two weeks into 2016.  Right around the time that your willpower begins to wear out on those New Year’s Resolutions.  The gyms will slowly be emptying out over the next few weeks.  The fast food restaurants will be slowly filling back up. What about you?  Did you make any resolutions for guitar?  To record more?  Practice more? I didn’t …

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ToneFiend Guitar Blog

5 More Great Guitar Blogs Worth A Follow

I wrote a popular post a while back called “10 Great Guitar Blogs Worth a Follow”. Well, the time has come to update that list a bit with “5 more great guitar blogs worth a follow”. In no particular order: 1. The personal blog of David Gore, editor and write for Premier Guitar. His in-depth and somewhat eclectic posts …

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Pinn Panelle Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites YouTube

Pinn Pannelle, Pushing the Boundary of Guitar and Technology

  Pinn Panelle, a group headed by guitarist Derek Song, has hit almost 13 million views on their ‘live’ cover of Skrillex’s “Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites”. The song is great, and the live cover is perfect.  But the real amazing thing here is the technology.  Check out the Hot Hand the bass player is using to control his instrument. …

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