Guitar Music Theory Tips

On this page you will find guitar articles and tips that will help you understand how music theory really works, and how this applies to composing your own music.

Guitar CAGED

Are you a user of the CAGED system to learn guitar scales? Have you tried to learn the CAGED system but are confused? Or maybe you learned it and now are wondering why you are no better than before? Read here why the CAGED system for guitar is harmful for your playing and why you are going to be better off if you do not use it at all.

Guitar theory Misconceptions

Do you think Music Theory is harmful for your creativity? Everybody tells you to learn to play and that theory "can come later"? You think you don't need theory because you can "play by ear"? Read here what theory is, what it is for, and what it can do for you and your creativity. Save yourself a world of pain and frustration by eliminating these six music theory misconceptions.

Blues Guitar Mistakes

It happens every time. You are on stage, you are jamming the Blues. It’s your turn to take the solo and you do your best... but it’s not a great solo. And so you wonder: you did everything right, everything by-the-book, so why your solo did not sound exciting? The answer is: you probably made one of these 5 Blues Guitar Mistakes.

Free beginning music theory eBook

Do you really need to be able to read music fluently in order to understand music theory (and be a good musician)? Come and discover what kind of music notation is more suited for your goals!

Free beginning music theory eBook

What do you need to know when you are starting? Get this FREE eBook on beginning music theory and enjoy all the low-hanging fruits of music theory!

Phrygian Dominant Scale

Learn the exotic scales most used in metal. Don't get stuck on the usual "box pattern" blues licks!

Music Theory Map

Read an article about what music theory you need to learn and in what order.

Free harmonization eBook

Download this great FREE eBook on finding the right chords for any melody.

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Download the FREE eBook "Finding the Right Chords for Your Melody"

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