The Big Turning Point In Your Guitar Playing - 100

podcast practice Nov 27, 2019

If you could name the one single biggest breakthrough in your guitar playing, what would it be?

Today I go over the biggest turning point in my own playing and show you why it could be for yours as well.

Breaking out of the open position and playing more complex seventh chords is the thing that...

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Guitar Amp Software Shoot Out - 099

podcast Nov 20, 2019

Let’s have some fun today with another old fashioned shootout!

Today, I compare three computer based amp and effects software . They are:

  • Bias Amp 2
  • Scuffham S-gear 2 
  • Overloud TH3 

The goal of today's comparison is to get the best usable sounds with a minimum of effort.


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Staying In Touch With The Beginner's Mind - 098

beginner podcast Nov 13, 2019

Do you remember the excitement of first learning guitar? Has that changed for you as you’ve progressed? Today I look back at the beginner’s mind and try to use it to make your playing (no matter what level you are) more fulfilling.

In this show, you will learn the four pillars of...

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Change Your Guitar Playing In 5 Steps - 097

podcast practice Nov 06, 2019

Are you ready for a big change?

Sometimes it takes drastic measures to pull yourself out of a playing rut.

Today, I’m outlining the process that I’m putting into place to transform my own guitar playing.

If you are unhappy with your playing, or want to be able do play a certain...

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Bringing Fresh Ideas Into Your Playing - 096

podcast Oct 30, 2019

Do you feel like you are just playing the same thing over and over again? Are you frustrated that the way you want to sound and the way you actually sound are very different.

Today I’m going over the three main areas to focus on to get new fresh ideas into your playing.

In inspiration, I...

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3 Notes Per String Scales (3NPS) - 095

podcast scales youtube Oct 22, 2019

Faster and smoother lead lines!

If you’ve been struggling with playing fast, it might not be your technique that’s holding you back. Today, I will introduce a different system for scale patterns that is guaranteed to speed up your playing.

In this weeks podcast I go over:

  • Why you...
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What Beginner Guitarists Don't Expect

beginner livestream youtube Oct 19, 2019

In today's live-stream, I go over the 3 unexpected things that beginners will struggle with when starting to play guitar.

Getting good on guitar is definitely a journey filled with ups and downs.

A few of these downs happen right in the beginning.

Knowing ahead of time the problems ahead will...

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Mobile Guitar Practice Space...Complete Setup

practice youtube Oct 19, 2019

Practicing during a move, or on the road, or in and unfamiliar place can be difficult!
Today, I show you all of the things I include in my very effective mobile practice space.

Look below for links to everything in my kit.


HP Pavillion laptop -

Presonus Audiobox USB...

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Getting Positive About Your Playing - 094

podcast Oct 16, 2019

Inspired by a listener's situation, today's podcast deals with the negativity that guitarists deal with in different stages of their journey. 

First, I go over the different negative situations that a beginner, intermediate, and advanced player commonly deals with. 

Next, I talk about...

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Helping Your Hands Work Together - 093

podcast Oct 09, 2019


Physically playing the guitar has a lot of hurdles to guitarists of all stages. The goal is to have your hands in sync so that you go on autopilot.

When you can play like this it frees up your mind to be able to concentrate on the music itself. That’s the goal, but getting to this...

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