Funkydog guitar lessons blog
Tips, practice tools and advice to help you get learning guitar fast
Sometimes when you’re learning to play guitar, it can feel like you’re getting nowhere even though you’re practising loads. You’re probably learning a lot and making some real improvements but it can be hard to recognise it yourself. Here are 5 ways to measure your progress and keep the inspiration ball rolling.
So you’ve decided you want to learn to play the guitar and buy your first instrument. If you’ve already visited a good music shop, you’ll have probably been overwhelmed with choices and prices. This guide is to help you narrow down the choice between the acoustic and electric guitar and help you figure out the exciting first step in buying a guitar.
There are so many websites, apps and resources out there to help musicians get better but it can be overwhelming to find out which ones are useful. I’ve put 7 free tools together which I’ve found useful when I’m teaching guitar lessons or practising at home.
I’m often asked by my students how to read tabs. It’s totally understandable, it’s like trying to learn another language AND trying to learn an instrument at the same time. A headache in other words. Here’s a post which will hopefully make your life easier.
Finding a guitar teacher can be a daunting prospect. You need someone reliable, someone who knows their stuff and a teacher who can meet your budget. It can take time to find someone who matches your expectations, so here’s what to look for.