The New Music Business 101 with Ravi

Interview by Charlie Doom CD: What’s the most important lesson you've learned in creating a career as a musician? RAVI: No one is going to do it for you...

5 Guitar Scales & Modes That Matter

by Chris Buono Looking to expand your palette of single-note tonal colors? A great way to do so is to delve into modes and alternative scales. While that's a...

5 Killer Shred Guitar Lessons

by Jeff Beasley Top educator and TrueFire’s resident Monster of the Shred, Jeff Beasley presents 5 Killer Shred Guitar Lessons covering a selection of shred ...

Amazing Grace Guitar Lesson

by Joe Dalton Performing Amazing Grace on the guitar with the proper feeling is what makes it work. The second chorus adds harmonies in sixths. In the third ...

7 Great Guitar Gifts Under $25

'Tis the season for gift giving, and we want to help you find the best gifts for guitarists. It can be difficult to find a good gift for a guitar player, especi...

7 Little Known Effects Of Music On The Body

by Charlie Doom Music is as old as humanity, yet we know very little about the powerful form of communication. These seven facts will help shed a little ligh...

Life Lessons From Chuck Loeb

After decades of working in music, you're still making strides in your career. What are some challenges you face making a living making music? The same challen...

Blues Expose Fast Shuffle Rhythm Performance

This is a 12 Bar Blues in D with a ‘quick’ change in measure 2. Making another appearance is the trusty ol’ Boogie Woogie rhythm, but this time it’s moving alon...

Blues Expose Fast Shuffle Intro

A fast shuffle is usually a happy shuffle, keep your thoughts happy while soloing. Try to create a melodic flow without confusion. Let each note have meaning an...

Thank You From TrueFire

The best way to express our thanks to our loyal members and students is to offer you big savings of 20% - 50% off our entire catalog PLUS an extraordinary g...