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.
Social media is ruining our lives, right? Well maybe, but! A minor adjustment we can make to our social media habits, which can have very real affects on our musical careers.
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.
Adam Neely recently uploaded this video entitled “Does Gear Matter?” It’s here, feel free to watch it before you watch mine, it’s a good video.
I agree with him entirely, but feel he stopped short of making a really crucial point. Crucial in my opinion anyway. The answer to “does gear matter?” is, in my opinion, “no, as long as it inspires you”
Inspire yourself: How to not suck.
It can be hard to stay enthused about guitar playing , especially when stuck in a rut or when you feel like you’re just not improving.
These are methods I regularly use to make playing enjoyable again.