How To: Open Triads & Ambient Tone

How To: Open Triads & Ambient Tone

Today I am going to show you my favourite voicings to use when I’m using these big pads or swells - the kind of sound that mimics the ambient sound of the keyboard. We are going to be looking at:USING OPEN TRIADS!So what I’m going to do is clean out my tone completely...
Meet The Team

Meet The Team

Charl CoetzeeCEODrinks way too much coffee and has a “bit” of an obsession with tone and pedals.Lise-Mari CoetzeeCHIEF CREATIVE OFFICERI make the best Nutella brownies on the planet!Armand VermaakVIDEO/PRODUCTIONI'm from Phalaborwa (pronounced - Pal-a-boar-a) and I...
Make Your Guitar Talk: Essential Articulation

Make Your Guitar Talk: Essential Articulation

IntroIn this lesson we’ll be learning about the 5 types of articulation you need to give your playing a more lyrical quality.Remember, the more your playing can emulate the human voice, the greater the impact will be on your listeners because you’ll sound way more...
Guitar Gym “Chromatic Pattern Collection”

Guitar Gym “Chromatic Pattern Collection”

IntroIn this lesson I’ve got some cool chromatic exercises for you.Make sure you sign up for the 24 different chromatic fingering patterns......these exercises will really dial in your left and right hand synchronization.Let’s get to it! If you’d like to get a PDF...
Guitar Gym “Chordal Exercise”

Guitar Gym “Chordal Exercise”

IntroToday we’ll be looking at a cool chordal exercise to build strength and dexterity in your fretting hand.What we’ve got here is four chord shapes with some very specific finger movements.This is a very cool exercise so let’s break it down nice and slow! If you’d...
Melodic Movement in the Key of E Major

Melodic Movement in the Key of E Major

IntroIn this lesson we’ll be learning how to create melodic movement using some cool modern sounding open string shapes.We checked out the chord voicings in a previous post and now we’re adding some melodic movement.We’re still using a 4 1 5 6 progression in...
Spiced Up Voicings in the Key of E Major

Spiced Up Voicings in the Key of E Major

IntroIn today’s lesson we’ll be learning how to spice up basic open chords.We’re going to use a 4156 progression in the key of E.In addition to learning chords like: Aadd9, Eadd9, Bsus4, C#m7, Amaj9, E5, Badd4, and another version of C#m7.These chords are perfect if...
Spiced Up Voicings in A

Spiced Up Voicings in A

IntroDo you ever look for something more than just the standard open chords when you’re playing acoustic guitar?If yes, you’re in the right place!In today’s lesson we’ll be learning how to spice up basic open chords and we’re going to use a 4 1 5 6 progression in the...
5 Things Every Worship Guitarist Needs To Prepare

5 Things Every Worship Guitarist Needs To Prepare

We all know that in order to get the most out of the worship experience we need to be prepared.However it’s not just your parts that you need to prepare which is why I’d like to share with you the 5 essential things that you need to prepare in order to take your...