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Standard Guitar Tuning

Standard Guitar Tuning

Standard guitar tuning is quite simply the most common tuning you're going to come across on the guitar. If you were to go into any guitar shop, there's a 99% chance that any guitar you pull off the shelf will be tuned to standard guitar tuning. With that in mind, it is important to note […]

Shortcut to Playing The Blues

Shortcut to Playing The Blues

Here's another lesson from Colin Daniel (from RiffNinja.com), this one is a shortcut to playing the blues. Basically, you'll learn two bar chord shapes which are used particularly frequently in the blues. Those are the "7" chords. The two shapes are based on an E7, and an A7. If you want to learn more about […]

Standard D Tuning on Guitar

Standard D Tuning on Guitar

In this lesson Colin takes a look at standard D tuning on the guitar. This particular tuning is quite popular in country and metal, although I'm sure you'll find it used elsewhere as well. Standard D tuning is quite simply dropping standard E tuning by one whole tone on each string. It produces a lower, […]