Hey everyone! This is a video tutorial for how to tune your guitar to Drop D in 10 seconds or less! Many guitarists, especially beginners ones, cringe at the idea of taking the time to tune their guitar out of standard. I know, because I was one of them! This tutorial will help change that assumption! In this video guitar tutorial I break down a few very basic and simple to understand steps to get your guitar tuned to Drop D in mere seconds! Hope this video helps you out!
Doc Watson was a foremost flat picker, but did you know he was also a formidable finger picker? Incredibly, he used just his thumb and one finger to make that marvelous sound - check it out!
Want to really impress some people with your acoustic guitar? Learn how to play Hair by Lady Gaga. This video will show you the full guitar part for the song. Pick up your axe and follow along to Lady Gaga's Hair. Play Hair by Lady Gaga on acoustic guitar.
Do you think playing guitar is that easy? It takes time and effort to learn the basic to extreme skills for playing a guitar! But you're lucky, simply because I will make everything easy for you by teaching you how to play guitar, my friend!
Selena Gomez has been one of the best Disney singer / actresses for years now. Her group Selena Gomez & The Scene have an awesome new song called "Who Says" and this video will teach you how to play an easy cover of it on guitar. It only has four chords!
One of the many great things about Mumford and Sons is that many of their songs are achievable for all levels of guitar players to play. This video will teach you how to play their song "Winter Winds" on guitar, and don't be scared! You can do it.
If you want to get your new-blues on and learn how to play some Mumford and Sons songs on guitar, you've come to the right place. We have several, and this video will teach you how to play the song "Sigh No More" on acoustic.
Mumford and Sons have exploded in popularity since their Grammy performance, and as such lesser-known tracks like "White Blank Page" are entering the public consciousness finally. This video will teach you how to play "White Blank Page" on acoustic guitar, which is a great idea for any of you out there who like to seduce people with your guitars.
"Pray" isn't the most popular Justin Bieber single, but it's still more famous than most songs will ever be. If you want to cover it on acoustic guitar, watch this video for an easy lesson that'll have you playing the song in no time.
The eights studio album by Radiohead, King of Limbs, is taking the world by storm as Radiohead albums always do. If you play a little guitar and want to learn a song from the album that's not too hard, watch this video to learn how to play "Give Up The Ghost".
If you play acoustic guitar and want to learn a good song for impressing the ladies, you could do a lot worse than "Grenade" by Bruno Mars. This video will teach you how to play a cover of it on acoustic guitar with a capo.
The Bruno Mars single "Grenade" is taking him to a whole 'nother level of stardom, especially in light of his amazing performance at the Grammy's. This video will show you how to play a cover of the song on acoustic guitar and woo yourself some people.
"The Cave" by Mumford and Sons (not to be confused with "Cave" by Muse) is a great tune from this new force in the music world. Watch this video for an easy-to-follow tutorial on playing the song on acoustic guitar.
A common problem for many guitarists is what I call the intermediate plateau. As a beginner, you improved rapidly. You got faster and more fluid almost on a daily basis. Then it stopped. However hard you practice, you don’t seem to get any better.
If you can play bar chords, there's no reason you can't play a two-five-one jazz progression! This clear and helpful video shows you how to build on skills you already have, adds in some theory and has you ready to get jazzy!
If he were still alive, today would be Elvis Presley's 76th birthday. And if you're not planning a huge celebration for the King of Rock and Roll, then try out a smaller one. Learn some of his songs and eat some of Elvis's favorite food today, to commemorate the King.
Want to know how to play "Ring of Fire" by the Meat Puppets on your guitar? Learn how with this free video guitar lesson. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate players, guitarists of all skill levels can play along given a little sticktoitiveness. For more information, and to get started playing this song famously covered by Kurt Cobain in Nirvana's Unplugged concert for MTV, watch this video tab!
Want to perform an unplugged-but-nevertheless-rocking version of "Instant Karma!" by John Lennon of the Beatles? See how it's done with this free video guitar lesson, which presents a complete breakdown of the song and it chords. While this tutorial is geared toward those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, players of all skill level should be able to follow along given adequate time and effort. For more information, and to get started playing "Instant Karma!" on your own acoustic ...
Blackbirds are NOT singing in the dead of night. At least, not in Arkansas.
Yes, there's a whole lot more than 3 chords out there and this lesson of aural training will help teach you the intervals of a minor 6th, minor 7th, and an augmented 4th - thus completing an entire octave in melodic interval ear training. Justin Sandercoe takes the mystery out of music with this clear and comprehensive lesson to make sure you'll be more than a one hit wonder.
Rip it up with this classic, blues rock lick, taught to you here by Robert Renman. This wicked riff, reminiscent of Gary Moore's playing style, uses lots of hammer-ons and pull-offs, which let's you play over 4 strings REALLY fast. Once you nail this, you'll officially be allowed to light your guitar on fire. Learn and shred now!
Learn to play Elvis Presley's holiday classic (and one of the most popular songs on iTunes) "Blue Christmas" and show your guitar prowess to friends & family this season! This entertaining video shows you the chords and strumming method to play this popular holiday tune.
Learn to play "We Wish You A Merry Christmas" on guitar and entertain friends & family with your guitar skills this holiday season! Thomas Gilbert shows you how in this informative video, demonstrating the chords and strumming style to properly perform this timeless classic.
Spread some warm holiday cheer at parties and gatherings this Christmas season by playing this timeless classic on your acoustic guitar. Learn to play "O Holy Night" by following along with this informative and instructional video from Mahalo/Radius guitarist Thomas Gilbert.
Be the life of the party this Christmas season and spread some holiday cheer with this timeless classic song on your acoustic guitar. Learn to play "Let It Snow! Let It Snow! Let It Snow!" by following along with this instructional video from Mahalo/Radius guitarist Thomas Gilbert.
Are you a fan of the movie "Jerry Maguire"? Bruce Springsteen had a pretty awesome song called "Secret Garden" on it. In this video, you'll learn how you can replicate the song on your guitar. Play "Secret Garden" for your loved one.
'Tis the season to get out the guitar and start practicing some Christmas classics! For this holiday, make it a goal to master some great carols for the holiday. Watch this video to learn how to play "The Little Drummer Boy" on your guitar.
Tis the time for merriment and holiday songs! Watch this video to learn how to play the classic Christmas song "Sleigh Ride" on your guitar. Just follow along with guitarist Thomas Gilbert and you'll have all your party playing along with you in no time at all!
Who could forget the immortal words of this Christmas classic? "You better not pout, you better not shout..." The chorus is a jolly refrain of joy at Santa Claus' arrival. You'll make lots of kids happy if you learn how to play this song on your guitar.
Tis the season to learn a few Christmas carols on the guitar. In this video, you'll be shown how to strum the chords for this Christmas classic "Silent Night" on your guitar. It's one of the easiest and most widely accessible songs to learn, so get started!
Christmas is more than just Santa and presents under the tree— it's a time for family, festivities, love and more importantly— Christmas songs! And the quintessential Christmas song during the wintertime is none other than the "12 Days of Christmas".
Of course, you already know how to play "Jingle Bells" on the guitar, but why not rock out a bit? Watch this tutorial to learn how to play "Jingle Bell Rock" on your guitar. Just follow along with guitarist Thomas Gilbert.
What better time to play syrupy love songs than Christmas? This season, master the holiday classic "Last Christmas (I Gave You My Heart)" and play it for your sweetheart on the guitar. You'll make your love's heart melt with these chords.
It's the season for holiday songs, and what could be more classic than the festive "Feliz Navidad"? In this video, you'll learn how to play "Feliz Navidad" on your guitar. Just follow along with Jen Trani's chord movements, and you'll be strumming "Feliz Navidad" in no time at all.
Tis the season to play Christmas songs! In this video, you'll be shown how to play the Christmas holiday classic "Jingle Bells" on your guitar. Just follow along with Jen Trani, and pretty soon, you'll be playing "Jingle Bells" all winter long.
Today is the anniversary of George Harrison's death nine years ago in 2001, and we thought a commemorative music lesson was in order. And instead of the usual Beatles fare, we thought we'd show you something a little less known, but just as good— "Handle with Care" by the Traveling Wilburys. Many still aren't familiar with the Traveling Wilburys, despite the superstar musicians involved, but that doesn't change the fact that these guys were awesome!
Interested in playing "Love Like Crazy" by Lee Brice on your guitar? Learn how with this video tab, which presents a detailed breakdown of the song's component chords and strumming patterns. While this guitar lesson is suited to those who already have some knowledge of the guitar, beginners should be able to follow along also given a little sticktoitiveness. Watch to get started playing "Love Like Crazy" on your own guitar.
If you have a natural ear for music and have perfect pitch, then tuning any sort of instrument, including the guitar, is probably not a problem for you. But for the rest of us, a piano or a pitch finder is necessary to make sure our guitars are in tune.
Some people can't stand Christmas carols or Christmas songs. We kind of understand - after all, many radio stations play holiday music - and nothing but - from the first week of November until New Years. That's a whole lot of "Jingle Bells."
Some people can't stand Christmas carols or Christmas songs. We kind of understand - after all, many radio stations play holiday music - and nothing but - from the first week of November until New Years.