Rhythm guitar playing is important to the sound of a band, and it doesn’t get paid the same attention that lead guitar does. This video lesson gives 3 minutes of attention to the art and science of rhythm guitar.
For the most part, a good rhythm guitar player has six go-to moves:
Community Theme Song (“At Least It Was Here” by The 88) from the NBC/Yahoo TV Show Community, created by Dan Harmon. I’m a big fan of the show and lately a community of internet guitar players have been watching my videos, so I’m very thankful for that. Tab available HERE:
Shred guitar is something that takes years of dedication and hard work to be able to play. Or you could cheat, like I do, and find ways to go fast without having to choose up-and-down picking practice over sleep and food. This video shows you the shortcut. Tab available HERE:
I can’t count the number of bad solos I’ve heard, mostly because of how many I’ve heard come off of my own fingertips. There’s this weird purgatory in between not knowing how to solo and knowing how to solo where most guitarists reside. It’s the land of rambliness, where you go up and down pentatonic and major scales seemingly at random, or you soullessly regurgitate licks from that one Lynyrd Skynyrd song you learned a while back. It’s not a happy place, and this video is here to get you out of it.
Bending a guitar string is one of the best ways to musically express yourself. It’s a unique sound where you push against the tension to glide between pitches. Piano players WISH they could do something that cool. This video guitar lesson will show you 45 fun ways to bend guitar strings. Tab available HERE: