5 Simple Techniques Every Acoustic Guitarist Should Know

Acoustic Guitarist

These are some of the most essential, bread-and-butter, don’t-leave-home-without-them type acoustic guitar techniques. You’ve probably heard them on many recordings. Let’s start with what I call…Pluck & DampThis is a fingerstyle technique that I like a lot. The alternate plucking and damping creates a very nice percussive groove that is just perfect for mid-tempo songs. … Read more

Complete Idiot’s Guide (CIG) to Guitar Exercises Review: A Guitar Book for Ambitious Players

Complete Idiot’s Guide (CIG) To Guitar Exercises Review

The Complete Idiot’s Guide (CIG) to Guitar Exercises by Hemme Luttjeboer is a complete book of guitar exercises. It covers chord exercises based around the CAGED system, single note exercises employing scales and Arpeggios. The book also includes an introduction to fingerpicking with some right-hand exercises. While you’re likely to learn some basic theory while working … Read more