10 Tips for Giggings Guitarists: Yourself

by Jimmy Leslie TrueFire is republishing this article as part of an ongoing partnership with The Best of Gig Magazine. Click here to check them out online. ...

10 Tips for Gigging Guitarists: Your Gear

by Jimmy Leslie TrueFire is republishing this article as part of an ongoing partnership with The Best of Gig Magazine. Click here to check them out online. ...

Hot Roddin’ Boogie: A Rockabilly Roundup

by Steve Trovato Rockabilly music is an exciting, purely American art form that emerged in the 50's and swept away teens with its high-octane rhythms. Guitar...

Life Lessons from Massimo Varini

There's a lot of buzz surrounding Massimo Varini and his latest acoustic album,  Anacrusis I. But there's nothing new about that scenario, at least not on his s...

On Guitarists and “Feeling”

by Sam Boynton This was originally written as a discussion post on Reddit's Guitar sub-forum. The concept of "feeling" in music has bothered me for quite ...

John Fahey & Early American Guitar

by Cody Campbell John Fahey is one of the most well respected acoustic guitar instrumentalists in American history. His style—which he called American Primit...

The Voodoo Blues Scale

by Steve Trovato If there's one fistful of notes that never gets old, it’s the blues scale. Once it finds its way into the hands of a young, inspired guitari...

“Diddie Wa Diddie” Guitar Lesson

More than 60 years after its recording, Blind Blake’s rambunctious “Diddie Wa Diddie”--a double-entendre ragtime-blues--still stands as a fingerpicking classic....

Arpeggios – Crucial or What?

by Steve Elliott, Acoustic Guitar Workshop In this guitar lesson, we are looking at arpeggios from a fingerstyle point of view and how to play them smoothly ...

5 Great Guitar Store Licks

by Rich Maloof If you suffer from gear acquisition syndrome, and we know you do, it's likely that you find yourself in a guitar shop on a regular basis. Perh...