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Electric Guitar Stuff

This section concentrates on the electric guitar.

Over the next few months, I will be gradually filling this section with loads of techniques, tips, guides and advice on how to play the electric guitar. Check back every now and then to see what’s new.

Guitar Chords Made Easy

What chords to learn first and why. Easy guide to learning loads of the most useful guitar chords with the minimum of hassle.

Conquering Bar (Barre) Chords

How to learn, use, practice and implement bar (barre) chords in your guitar playing.

Strum Like The Pro’s

A guide to strumming the electric and acoustic guitars and how to improve your rhythm playing with the ‘Miss It Theory’.

Chromatic Scale Exercises & Tabs

Chromatic scales are hugely important in building speed, co-ordination, agility and finger strength. This section is dedicated to chromatic exercises.

Guitar Vocal Warm Up Scales

Warm up your fingers and vocals at the same time with these exercises for guitarists and vocalists.

Click below if you want the individual Vocal Warm Up Scale videos and tabs.

Exercise 1
Exercise 2
Exercise 3

Guitar Warm Up Exercises

Essential warm up exercises for guitarists to help avoid injury when playing.

The Street Musician – No Nonsense Guides To Music Theory

Easy to understand guides with no technical blurb, guaranteed.

Learn how to play up to 60 scales across the whole fret board by learning just one minor scale in seven different positions.

Scale Runs

Increase your speed and solidify your knowledge of the minor and major scales to greater levels with these easy scale runs.

Learn to cross the neck from top to bottom, backwards, forwards and diagonally. How to move them around the neck, play them in different keys and switch between major and minor scales.

Click below for the Scale Run Exercises and tabs.

2 String Scale Run Exercises Tab 1
Changing Root Positions and Keys Scale Exercises Tab 2

Minor Scale Positions

The natural minor scale in 5 & 7 positions. In our scales guide we learned it in 7. Here we have the position diagrams for both methods shown together.

The Pentatonic Minor Scale

Learn the 5 scale positions of the most commonly used scale in rock, blues and jazz. The pentatonic minor comprises of the same notes as the minor scale but has a couple of notes missing. If you already know your minor scales, then you should find these quite easy.

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Song Lessons

As promised many moons ago, I’ve now got round to starting our song lessons section where you’re going to learn how to play some wicked songs. There’s only one at the moment, but loads more to come.

Pink Floyd

Is There Anybody Out There ?

Finger picking lesson, video and tab. This one’s best for an acoustic but what the hell, an electric is even better.

Loads more coming soon…

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Famous People Guitar Lessons

This new section has some priceless lessons from some of our most famous guitar players and celebrities. We’ll kick it off with John Frusciante from the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

John Frusciante – Under The Bridge

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