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Style File - Funk - Part III
In the previous section of Funk Guitar we looked at scratches which are also known as ghost notes. These percussive hits are a great way to add some vibe to your playing and you'll find a lot of in funk as well as other styles.
Technical Difficulties - Alternate Picking & Pentatonics
In this month's Technical Difficulties column we're working on a number of things. Alternate picking across all six strings, pentatonics patterns and beat subdivision by using a combination of sixteenth and eighth note triplets.
Flashy Licks
For some reason guitarists across the globe seem to have this strange fascination with playing really fast...
Embellishments - A Short Introduction To Embellishments
One question I get asked quite often is "How do I spice up my playing? I know a bunch of chords and some scales but I can't seem to get out of my rut?" Well, one way to get out of a rut would be learning how to embellish chords. I mean if it good enough for Hendrix then it sure as heck is good enough for us as well?
Classic Riffs - The Police
This month we're checking out some Police riffs. Andy Summers is a great guitarist with excellent use of interesting voicings and his tone is a great example of how you can use effects to enhance your guitar parts.
Classical Guitar - Essential Exercises
I thought it would be a good idea if we cover some basic technique exercises before getting to some new songs and there is no better place to look than the classic Mauro Giuliani exercises.
10 Things You Can Do To Improve Your Playing
In this article we'll look at 10 things you can do to improve your playing in a big way. In fact, if you put all these elements into practice you'll see some dramatic improvement since you'll be working on improving your guitar skills from a range of different angles.

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Guitar Skills Magazine, our interactive, bi-monthly guitar magazine helps you to become a better guitarist with proven tips, tricks & techniques. 

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In issue #01 - you'll discover the right way to practice, in order to get fast results. There's also the first instalment of the "Beginners Crash Course" which is a step-by-step formula for learning guitar.

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