All About Playing Guitar
Tips, tricks and tools for aspiring guitar players.
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Learning a musical instrument like the guitar can do some amazing things to your music.
It’ll take your beats, songs, live performance and even songwriting to another level.
Deviant Noise has one mission – we want to help you make the best music possible.
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Our Latest Guitar Guides
Step your guitar playing skills up with our free guides below
How to Play Guitar
Learn everything you need to know to start playing the guitar today
Online Guitar Lessons
Find out which guitar training course is the best for you
How to Read Tabs
A quick and easy guide on how to read guitar tablature for beginners.
Basic Guitar Chords
Learn how to quickly play 10 easy chords every beginner NEEDS to know!
Quickly learn the most essential guitar scales that every beginner NEEDS to know
Essential Guitar Skills
The 16 absolutely most essential guitar playing skills every beginner needs to learn today!
Guitar Picking Techniques
In this guide you’ll learn all of the different styles and skills related to guitar picking.
Guitar Product Reviews
Check out some of our latest guitar product reviews
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Other Resources for Guitar Players
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Lessons and Learning Aides
Our Favorite Pieces of Sheet Music to Learn on Guitar
Our Favorite Guitar Accessories
Latest Guitar Articles
Read the latest posts on our blog related to guitar playing technique and tips
Why Learn Guitar?
Whether you want to become a pro guitarist or you produce music or write songs, learning to play guitar can help you in so many different ways..
Knowing how to play an instrument allows you to approach music in a different way than others.
There are a lot of thing you can learn about how to maximize the potential of your music by learning to play a musical instrument – and you’ll increase your chances of success in a music career.
Frequently Asked Questions About Playing Guitar
Any sort of repetitive movement or bad “usage technique” can cause wrist, finger or arm pain so it’s important to make sure you’re doing things correctly. Use proper technique, work out the limbs you’re using frequently (ex/ fingers/wrist), take breaks and make sure you stretch frequently.
No one really knows when the modern guitar was invented or where it came from. But humans have been using stringed instruments like this for thousands of years. There is a 3300 year old stone carving of someone playing a stringed instrument, so we know the concept of stringed instruments has been around from very early ancient times. All modern words for “‘guitar” likely came from either the Greek “κιθάρα” or Persian “Sihtar.” We think the concept of the modern “guitar” came sometime in 12th century Europe.
Guitars are manufactured all around the world, today. Really high quality guitars are made in Japan and the United States, while Mexico is known for mid-range models. Entry-level guitars often come from Chinese manufacturer, but lots of popular brands of guitars are also made in places like South Korea and Indonesia.