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How Guitar Chordal Fills Work

Chordal fills help make ordinary guitar chords sound unique and fascinating. Learn how to play chordal fills in this section.


Why do banjos sound so twangy?

Why do banjos sound so twangy?

Banjos have a distinct twangy sound due to a combination of acoustics, physics and musicianship. Learn more about why banjos sound twangy. See more »

10 Connections Between Physics and Music

10 Connections Between Physics and Music

Sound waves carry music to our ears, but they also carry the principles of physics. Find out how physics and music are intertwined. See more »

How to Make a PVC Pipe Instrument

Do you know how to make a PVC instrument? Find out how to make a PVC instrument in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

How Guitar Chordal Fills Work

How Guitar Chordal Fills Work

Chordal fills help make ordinary guitar chords sound unique and fascinating. Learn how to play chordal fills in this section. See more »

How to Play a Guitar Lick in 3 Easy Steps

How to Play a Guitar Lick in 3 Easy Steps

Learning guitar licks can help you on your way to becoming the rock star you've always dreamed about. Learn about playing guitar licks. See more »

How to Play 4 Guitar Licks

How to Play 4 Guitar Licks

Learning these 4 guitar licks will have you well on your way to becoming a rock star. Learn about playing 4 guitar licks. See more »

How to Learn Guitar Chord Transitions in 4 Easy Steps

Chord transitions are explained in this article from HowStuffWorks. Learn about chord transitions. See more »

How to Play the 12-bar Blues

12-bar blues is taught on the guitar in this collection of videos. Find out how to play the 12-bar blues. See more »

How to Play Basic Guitar Chords in 6 Easy Steps

Basic chords are presented to help you learn how to play the guitar. Learn about playing the guitar with this basic guitar chords. See more »

Six Strings and Git-fiddles: Guitars and Their Players

Six Strings and Git-fiddles: Guitars and Their Players

Guitar pictures include photos of acoustic and electric guitars along with some of the greatest guitar players who played them. See more »