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15/09/2014

Guitar Cool: Tremolo Picking

When guitar players get together they often talk about how fast they can play, or even show off their speed. Although playing ...

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15/07/2014

Guitar Cool: Effect Pedal Chains

I’m regularly asked about effects pedals (also called stomp boxes) and what order to have them in. This is a very subjective ...

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21/04/2014

Guitar Cool: Common Guitar Learning Myths

There are many myths around learning guitar. Here are some that are commonly heard, followed by what really happens in practice. ...

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21/01/2014

Guitar Cool: Rhythm with Fills

In the last NZM issue I discussed that playing quality rhythm guitar is a must if you want to make a name for yourself as ...

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29/10/2013

Guitar Cool: Building Rhythm Riffs

Before I get into this lesson I would like to congratulate Richard and the team at NZM, along with all the past contributors, ...

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28/08/2013

Guitar Cool: Sixths Intervals

When learning any musical instrument a major part of what you do is to learn how to finger and hear intervals. It’s no ...

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03/07/2013

Guitar Cool: Combining Chords and Scales

Many guitarists think there is a division between rhythm and lead guitar styles, but in reality experienced players don’t ...

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09/05/2013

Guitar Cool: Major Scale Workout

The major scale is like the DNA of music because everything we do in music relates back to it in some way. Knowing the theory ...

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21/03/2013

Guitar Cool: Blues Rock Soloing

An important part of being a guitar player is to have some great solos ideas that you can pull out at any time you need ...

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