Grim’s Tips #1: Clean Your Guitar

[Today’s post is a new column that we’re excited to announce. Our own Dave Grim is beginning a new monthly column/video blog series on guitar maintenance here on the site. Dave is a custom guitar builder, and I love the motto of his business, Grim Custom Guitars: “destroying darkness–one guitar at a time.” I’m sure we’ll enjoy and […]

Electric Guitar – Responsibilities

Know basic keys to play in (A, B, C, D, E, F, G) Know all basic chords in first and barred positions If you are the 2nd guitarist, use different positions and voicing of chords so as to not double what the lead guitarist is playing. Be able to use a capo ALWAYS tune up […]

Acoustic Guitar – Responsibilities

Know basic keys to play in (A,B,C,D,E,F,G) Know all basic chords in open and barred positions If there is more than one acoustic guitar and/or electric guitar player, use different positions and voicing of chords so you do not double what the lead guitarist or any other guitarist is playing, and to achieve a much […]