Hi – I’m Sam and this is my website. I’ve been playing guitar since I was about 14. I currently play in Sticks and Bones as well as my church praise band. I started this website to share things I’ve learned over the years playing guitar. Thanks for visiting!
Latest Blog Posts
Neck Illusions Demo, Install, and Review
Neck Illusions Demo, Install, and Review Neck Illusions offers really cool fretboard artwork and also offers custom jobs where you can upload your own designs. I custom-designed fretboard artwork for my Pi-Pi guitar. In the [...]
Chord Inversions for Solos and Improvisation
Chord Inversions for Solos and Improvisation In my last post, I covered "What are Chord Inversions and Triads?" Now let's apply that knowledge to soloing and improvising. We all get stuck in various ruts - [...]
What are Chord Inversions and Triads?
What are Chord Inversions and Triads? What are chord inversions? Triads? 1, 3, 5? In this lesson, I'll cover the basics. Chord inversions are different ways to play the same chord. For example, you can [...]
10 Good, Gig-worthy Guitars Under $500
10 Good, Gig-worthy Guitars Under $500 You don't have to spend a fortune to get yourself a good guitar these days. Cheaper technology and Overseas manufacturing are making guitars more affordable. Most of [...]
26 Riffs – Artists for every letter of the alphabet
26 Riffs – Artists for every letter of the alphabet So I was challenged to play 26 riffs, back to back, an artist for every letter of the alphabet. This was difficult to not only [...]
Pentatonic Minor vs Pentatonic Major
Pentatonic Minor vs. Pentatonic Major So what's the difference between Pentatonic Minor and Pentatonic Major? Well, simplistically speaking, 3 frets! For example, if you're playing in the key of A (minor or major), you can [...]