Should new guitarists use a pick or just their fingers? There’s a 100% definite answer to this, but the question keeps coming up, year after year. The simple answer is: A beginner should start by using a pick. Let’s get into some of the reasons why, and maybe some discussion of not using one: 1:..
What is Rocksmith? If you aren’t familiar with it, Rocksmith 2014 is a video game that lets players use a real guitar to learn how to play. Players plug their guitar into their PC or console using a USB cable to connect to the output jack on the instrument. Players of all different skill levels can..
There are lots of great resources specially designed for kids to help make learning guitar fun and easy. Little Kids Rock is a great site with free online guitar lessons for children. They have lessons on getting to know your guitar, tuning, and some of the chords that kids need to know to get started...
When you buy a beginner guitar it is also a good idea to invest in a guitar book as well. Having a reference book on hand is incredibly useful especially for someone who has never played guitar before and isn’t really sure where to start. Or if you are teaching your kids how to play..