How often have you heard a guitar and wondered “How do they make that noise?!” These are the top techniques used to produce those strange and wonderful sounds.
Posts by Matthew Abdallah
The Dorian is a mode of the major scale that is formed by using the same notes as the major scale, but starting from the second note. Listen to the Dorian mode.
Don’t just look at a guitar and assume you know the sound it will produce. Learn about the various factors that affect guitar tone and what to listen for.
Transcribing a song by ear can seem like an overwhelming process at first but taking a more structured approach like this makes the whole process much easier.
The minor pentatonic scale is a staple of rock and blues guitar, also quite common in metal, punk, and other genres. Learn to recognise its distinctive sound.
There are a number of ways for a guitarist to play a chord that can have a significant impact on the song. Train your ears and fingers for each of these.