Chord Progressions in Pop And Rock Music

One of the important skills you learn as a musician is the ability to listen to music, and recognize how it is structured. If you are new to playing guitar, you will soon find that you can predict and identify chord changes in rock and pop guitar music. This is partly because you are applying…

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In The Style of PAX 217

You know those comparison charts that compare Christian bands to secular bands that are always way off? Well, here is a band that they better not get wrong because their main influence is very obvious… PAX 217 is a new rock band on the Christian market that sounds remarkably close to 311 – especially when…

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Sweep Picking Arpeggios

Believe it or not, with the chords that you know, you have access to tons of licks already. Taking chords and breaking them up note by note makes something called an arpeggio. Arpeggios are commonly used within guitar solos and improvisations to fit the progression as well as add a full new flavor to the…

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Buying Your First Guitar

Buying a guitar can be a tough job for a person who doesn’t even know how to hold one yet. The best thing you can do is do a bit of research before buying the one that looks the best. You will probably have three options when buying: the acoustic, the electric or the classical…

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