A new composition technique for you. Addition & Subtraction are commonly found in minimalism but has uses in contemporary cinematic music or even pop and rock.
Want to write your own Christmas Single? This is the post for you!
In this first part we’re looking at the most festive instruments, pick a key and find some chords.
In part 2, we look at lyrics, rhythm and song structure.
And to finish, here is my finished Christmas Single: Button Bashing Christmas
For the first time ever, I wasn’t nervous for a gig. How do you get over performance anxiety? That’s exactly what we’ll cover in this video. Enjoy!
There’s 5 uncomfortable truths about guitar culture that we, the players, need to address. Now, please.
In this 5-part video-essay mini-series, I talk about some of the weird ideas that guitarists have held on to for far to long. Some of them are holding us back and some are just plain dumb. Let’s evolve.
Examining a spooky composition technique used in Super Mario World, how it relates to metal riffs and how to make your audience deeply, deeply unsettled.
Intervals are a massively important but often overlooked aspect of music theory, especially for guitar. Knowing what interval you’re playing and what impact that has on your listener will make you a powerful composer and improviser.
Playing a decent Glissando on your guitar may not be as simple as a slide. Watch to learn why! Also, yes, learning new words is a good thing.