If you're like me, especially when it comes to art, I am terrible at doing things when people tell me to do those things. Why do I have such a hard time writing and creating when I have nothing but time to do it?
Einstein doing his best Simmons The argument between staying true to oneself and getting an instructor has been heated since... well probably around the time of the Beatles. I've sat on both sides of this fight, and I think it stems from a couple different ideas. 1. We're afraid - We are afraid of looking [...]
The rhythm hand deserves some extra love! Stop telling yourself that someone will take care of the heavy lifting with guitar. Stop being the weak link in the band. Learn to play the damn guitar! It's nothing complicated, so don't feel overwhelmed. You just need to dedicate a little additional focus on specific techniques.
Going the distance involves that movie training montage - unfortunately the real deal is really boring
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The first night of practice/trying is usually a major let down. It doesn't have to leave you wanting though! Read this for a few quick tips on getting the most out of a first practice/try out.
John Lennon was a dreamer, but he wasn't the only one. Playing with others is always more fun than playing alone. It can be intimidating to ask others to come play in your group. I have a few ideas to get you started!
Let's face it, practicing scales sucks. It sucks real bad. It doesn't have to be this bad though! I have listed a few of the fun ways I like to practice my scales.