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Archive for July, 2007


Is practicing technique for idiots?

Marty Friedman recently went on record to say that practicing technique is useless, and that guitarists should just play as much music as possible. In this article, Lori explains why this advice is best suited to advanced players, and why practicing technique is a valuable ingredient in musical expressivity.

Reader questions: Crafting melodic guitar solos 101

Metal lead guitarist Lori Linstruth (Stream of Passion, Warbride) explains her approach to writing melodic metal guitar solos.

More blank tab sheets

Free, printable blank tab sheets for 6-string guitar. A4 and US Letter format, black lines or grey lines, 8 staves per page.

Newsflash: posting on forums no longer a total waste of time

Judging by what I've seen on various popular music and guitar forums, people can burn a lot of time arguing debating various issues, gaining only the dubious accomplishment of having taken a turn on the soapbox. But now there's a way to make money for writing posts in Music ...