Guitarist's Mindset Blog

 
The Elements of Learning a Song - Notes, Degree and Relationships - Part 2 Nov 26, 2022

Here are the steps that I take when learning a song. Watch the video above for details.

  1. Form - Memorize the different sections and how many measures the phrases have
  2. Bass Motion / Chord...
Continue Reading...
 
Notes, Degree and Relationships Nov 21, 2022

In this week's post I'll be looking at taking a base chord like Amin and building other elements from it. It becomes less of a memorization task to learn your fretboard but rather being able to...

Continue Reading...
The Road to Effortless Expression - Part 2 Nov 05, 2022

There have been times when I've wanted to throw my guitar out of the window and start a new instrument. (Or quit) It usually stems from some lick or song I'm trying to play, and I'm just unable to...

Continue Reading...
The Road to Effortless Expression - Part 1 guitarist mindset Oct 30, 2022

Early on in my guitar journey, I realized that even though playing the songs I loved, I wanted to express myself musically at an emotional level. The more scales, chords and notes I learned, the...

Continue Reading...
5 Things You Can Start Right Now to Get the Most Out of Your Practice Time. guitarist mindset habits practice strategy Oct 24, 2022

One of the main challenges as we learn the guitar is finding a consistent time to practice. For those of you that only have 15-30 minutes a day, here are 5 things that will help ensure you are...

Continue Reading...
FRETELEVEN WEEKLY

Get weekly guitar motivation straight to your inbox. Start and keep playing guitar, even when it gets tough.

Sign up here.

You're safe with us. We'll never spam you or sell your contact info.