The Key to Breaking Out of Scale Boxes

You’ll find a lot of stuff on the internet about breaking out of scale boxes; some players suggest learning the modes (more boxes?) or throwing other intervals into the mix (still a box), playing horizontally up and down one string…

8 Holes in Your Playing that Might Need Filling In

Reaching an intermediate level of guitar playing is a great achievement, it means you have the discipline and perseverance to stick with what can be a very frustrating instrument to learn. It’s around this stage in your learning that it…

Soloing Over Chord Changes: How to Start

Transitioning from blowing up and down pentatonic scales to purposely crafting your solos by taking the chord changes into account can be frustrating for guitarists. It’s also a blow to the ego as you basically have to suck it up,…