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Transferable Skills on the Guitar, Part I

Musicianship

  Hey folks...it’s me again...time to settle down guitar in time with a nice cup of tea and a biccy and listen to my words of wisdom... No but seriously... today I want to have a chat with you all about the usefulness of transferable skills, specifically transferable skills on the guitar, more specifically guitar […] Read More

Roleplaying for Guitarists

Guitar, Musicianship

Hey folks...I’m back again and I’m here to tell you about all the wonderful things you can do with a guitar! Seriously...aside from music you can employ it for a variety of manual tasks such as improvising a hammer, a cricket bat or even going as far as Antonio Banderas’ character "El Mariachi"  in “Once […] Read More

5 Perfect Practice Points to Picking Perfection

Guitar, Practice Methods

  So you’ve finally decided to take learning the guitar seriously? Good for you! You love the music, you’re enthusiastic and you’re raring to go... Or maybe you find yourself longing to play well but daunted amount of information about how to play....we are living after all in the information age! Fortunately for the daunted, […] Read More

Basic Jazz Chords for Guitar

Guitar, Guitar Chords, Guitar Tutorial, Jazz Guitar

Howdy Again...this is starting to become habit forming...This week on the KNSounds - installment one of my multi-part mini-epic on Jazz-a-matizing your playing. Now...I know what you're thinking: "Jazz is well hard!" (and if you're not thinking that you're wrong!). But that doesn't mean you can't add a meaningful pinch of Jazz to spice up […] Read More

Rockabilly Ballad Rhythm Guitar, Part 1

Guitar, Guitar Tutorial

Hey folks...staying again in the 50s vein, I have your next rhythm installment! In this episode we're going to learn a classic R-Guitar technique - what I have dubed the (palm) muted Arpeggio Strum! Despite the awkward name, this little baby is great for those 1950s ballad situations where our teenage hero is declaring his […] Read More

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