Music theory is a touchy subject for a lot of guitarists. Most of them don`t believe in it and others just hate it. On the other hand, some guitarists who struggle to knock out a decent tune, spend too much time reading up on advanced intricate theory when they should be practicing their guitar skills and learning how to play the songs they love. [Read more…]
Recently, I was thinking about an old friend I had back when I was a kid. His name was Ian. Although he wasn’t a formally taught musician, he used to play this game that at the time I thought was a bit silly but, as a full-time musician nowadays, I know now is incredibly useful.
Every guitarist should learn at least 10 famous chord progressions and know them inside out.
The main reason is, doing so will save you a lot of time and make you a better guitarist in the long run. [Read more…]