The Learning Guitar Now Blog

Articles, the latest news, and thoughts about playing blues and slide guitar.


Blues Supplement Shuffle

Blues Supplement Shuffle

I’m going to be extending the Supplement Series to different styles,and keys due to the popularity of the first supplement lesson I put out. The next in the series will be a Shuffle Blues solo that is in the beginner/intermediate category. This course is now...
Rockin Blues Solo and Rhythm

Rockin Blues Solo and Rhythm

I’m currently working on a few new courses that will be added to the All Access Pass in the next few weeks. One is a Rockin Blues solo where you’ll learn the rhythm guitar and the lead played over the tune. This lead is an Albert King, SRV, influenced solo...
New Duane Allman Course Coming Soon

New Duane Allman Course Coming Soon

[ Update ] This course is now available in the All Access Pass. Happy 2017 everyone! To kick off the new year I’ll be releasing a new Duane Allman course where you will learn a solo in the style of Stormy Monday and some other Duane Allman goodies. Live at the...
NEW Acoustic Blues Guitar Lesson

NEW Acoustic Blues Guitar Lesson

After nearly 9 years of creating video guitar lessons, I’ve never made a solo lesson that focuses specifically on playing an Acoustic Blues Guitar Solo. Granted I did create a Dobro lesson in my Open G Tuning course and a free acoustic blues lick in a video...
NEW Lick of the Month Series

NEW Lick of the Month Series

A new series will be starting this Friday called the Lick of the Month. I’m sure you’re probably saying in your head, “Another random lick to learn. Seen it before.” But I’m going to be creating these licks with a different focus than the...
New Course Available – Unaccompanied Blues Solo

New Course Available – Unaccompanied Blues Solo

In the next installment of solo lessons that I add to the All Access Pass, I’m going to teach something that I’ve never taught before. This solo will be one that is played without any accompaniment. I feel this is a great way to learn how to play something...
Voodoo Lab Micro Vibe Demo

Voodoo Lab Micro Vibe Demo

I’ve been wanting to get that cool Jimi Hendrix rotating speaker sound for a while now but never really looked into what options were available other than the Dunlop Rotovibe. After browsing a few forums and YouTube videos I thought I would try out the Voodoo...
How to Record Your Guitar Over a Backing Track

How to Record Your Guitar Over a Backing Track

Ever since I started playing guitar over 25 years ago I can remember one thing that I always did that really seemed to help me get better. That one thing is recording my playing and listening back to see what I needed to improve on. Back then things were much...
New Clapton Badge Style Lesson

New Clapton Badge Style Lesson

In June we’ll continue the Artist series style solos with a Clapton Badge style solo. Now Badge is one of my favorite Cream era Clapton solos and I think it is a great study for learning how to blend the minor and major pentatonic scales to sound like a seamless...
Andrews Spectraverb 16 Demo

Andrews Spectraverb 16 Demo

I recently decided to go back to using amps for my lessons as they are much easier for me to use and most importantly, I can be a little louder than I previously thought I could in my new recording space. To control the volume and still get a great tone, I decided to...
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