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How to learn guitar in a busy world

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  maiki

How do you keep up your guitar playing in a busy world, a world full of more and more distractions, a world full of social media, YouTube, facebook, and the latest apps. It seems like the best way to remove all these distractions and focus on your guitar playing would be to shut yourself away […]

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One simple tip guaranteed to make you the guitarist you want to be

Posted  July 10, 2014  by  jay

There has been something playing on my mind for some time now. It came to me while jogging, when many good ideas can slip into your conciousness. It was a simple way to steer yourself towards being the person you want to be. Whether it be a politician, a scholar, a film maker, or a rock-star. […]

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Be like North Korea to build your business empire

Posted  December 9, 2013  by  jay

North Korea has been getting some pretty bad press lately. 1 million man army, autocratic rulers, nuclear weapons… The list goes on… But every cloud has a silver lining, they say, and this case is no different. No we’re not talking about oppressing your bass guitarist and locking your drummer in a behind a minefield […]

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Blues Guitar

Simple 12 bar Blues progressions in the key of E

Posted  December 3, 2013  by  maiki

If you havn’t heard of the 12 bar blues then chances are you need to have a bit more of a read up on music theory and music history. No, it’s not just for people studying music degrees, but basic music history and theory will turbo-charge your understanding of why music is the way it […]

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Posted  October 23, 2013  by  jay

At RealGuitarClass we hear a lot of the same questions again and again. Rather than writing a written FAQ we thought we’d answer these questions to you face to face – guitar teacher style. They’re not super long so you should be able to get through most of them pretty quick. Good luck! 1. What […]

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Wonderwall Chords – Oasis

Wonderwall Guitar Chords   F#min A Bmin D Abmin F#min Wonderwall Lyrics Today is gonna be the day That they’re gonna throw it back to you By now you should’ve somehow Realized what you gotta do I don’t be...
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How to tune a Guitar

Tuning a guitar can be done in many ways. You can use tuning pipes, an electric tuner, or another instrument such as a piano or a keyboard as a reference. If you’re just playing by yourself, however, the guitar doesn̵...
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Which DAW should I use?

It’s no secret that just about any serious recording these days means using a DAW. For the un-initiated, DAW stands for Digital Audio Workstation and quite simply means a program for recording on your computer. Sure, the ...
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Secondary chords

Secondary Chords

Secondary Chords In primary chords, we looked at how primary chords were built from using the 1st, 4th, and 5th notes of the major scale as the root notes. Now we will look at secondary chords which are built from the 2nd, 3rd,...
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Shooting a music video

How to make a music video

So you’ve got the album or single ready. The mastering is done, and you’re ready for release, but you realize something. The fight is not even over yet. Take a deep breath and get ready to jump back into the fray &#...
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The CAGED System

The CAGED System The CAGED System is based on five chord shapes that can be used as a foundation for expanding your knowledge of the fret board. They are C, A, G, E, and D. These chords are the barre chord versions of the open ...
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Building your own Great Wall

When standing on a monument such as the great wall, it’s hard not to be engulfed by the sheer magnitude of it. Much can be the same looking at people’s careers be it guitarists, record producers, or even guitar tech...
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