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Fender's excellent desktop app for learning to play songs is now free

Fender's $35 Riffstation desktop app, which helps you break down songs to learn its chords and riffs at your own pace, is now available for free on macOS and Windows.

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Jeff Beck Talks Eric Clapton Rivalry and What Motown Taught Him

Ahead of a new doc telling his life story, the guitar legend reflects on more than 50 years of work with everyone from Jimmy Page to Tina Turner

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10 Things You Need to Know About Your Fretboard | LESSON - GuitarPlayer.com

Ever feel a little out of touch or just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A standard-tuned,

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Forgotten Heroes: East Bay Ray

The Dead Kennedys guitar guru talks about recording his trademark clean tones, writing classic songs, making amps sing onstage, and the DIY lessons of a career in punk.

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WATCH: Converse creates Chuck Taylor with built-in wah-wah pedal!

The new sneakers are named after Chet Atkins, the first ever guitarist to use a wah-wah pedal.

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Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

Travis picking is one of the most important accompaniment styles in country guitar, and it’s a vital component in any guitarist’s technique arsenal.

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Dave Davies talks guitars, self expression and You Really Got Me

The legendary Kinks guitarist recalls the formative musical experiences he shared with his brother Ray in late 1950s London

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Hank Marvin on the Fender Stratocaster

As The Shadows' King Of Twang, Hank Marvin was Britain's first guitar hero of the electric era, inspiring a generation of players with single-coil tones as springy and lush as a manicured lawn – but he also played the first Fender Stratocaster to reach

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Two New Studies Suggest Women Are More Attracted to a Man Holding a Guitar | Guitar World

There's a certain Je ne sais quoi about a guy holding a guitar. Or so says a new study from France, which concluded that a man is perceived as ...

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Beatles Multitracks Reveal True "A Hard Day's Night" Chord — Video

The ametrical opening chord of the Beatles' "A Hard Day's Night" is the most beguiling in the band's history. People have been trying to figure it out and/or reproduce it for five decades.

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What's the Big Deal About Output Attenuators?

in the age of reduced stage and studio volumes has driven many players to seek creative volume-reduction solutions while, ideally, trying to retain the full girth and depth of their sound. The output attenuator has become a particularly popular method of volume reduction in recent years, and on paper it might appear the perfect solution

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The 26 Stages Of Learning To Play The Guitar

No one ever told you playing the guitar actually required talent .

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10 Things You Gotta Know About the Fingerboard

EVER FEEL A LITTLE OUT OF TOUCH OR just plain lost on certain parts of the guitar fingerboard? You’re certainly not alone. Consider this: A standard-tuned, 6-string guitar with a 22-fret ’board has a range just shy of four octaves and contains five middle Cs, while a full-size piano keyboard covers over seven octaves yet it has only one middle C. What’s up with that?!?