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Music Concepts for Guitar, Bass and Drums
Here's a bunch of articles I wrote a while back. They consist of music instruction and music related concepts.
Music Concepts and Instruction
12 Bar Blues Progression - The structure of, and how to play, a basic 12 bar blues.
12 Bar Blues in E: Easy Guitar Chords - Use 2 note chords to play a blues in E.
Backing Tracks - Learn to Play Music - An introduction to playing with backing tracks.
Bending the Blue Note - The Secret to Great Blues Guitar Revealed.
Blues Chord Progressions - The Quick Change - Looking at the 2nd bar of a blues.
Chords, Scales and Making Guitar Practice Fun - Take your playing to the next level.
Easy Guitar Chords for Beginners - Teaches you: G, C, D, E and A Major chords.
Easy Guitar Lesson - Learn how to play Knockin' on Heaven's Door (uses chords above).
How to Tune Drums - Where to begin if you don't know how to tune drums
How to Write Lyrics - 5 Tips on Songwriting
Music Practice and Motivation - How a small amount of effort will give you big results.
Play Music With Backing Tracks, Friends, Teachers and Other Musicians - More is More
Playing at Open Mic Nights - Nick used to run an open mike night and still plays at them.
Playing Through Mistakes and Going Unnoticed - Story of my life!
Shut Up and Practice - It's Time to Get Good - On goal setting and practice
Songwriting and Multitrack Recording - Some ideas to help you get more out of songwriting.
Street Performers and Busking - Taking the music to the streets.
The Difference Between Acoustic and Electric Guitars - Learning Guitar
Triplets and the Shuffle Rhythm - Fundamentals of counting triplets and shuffle rhythms.