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Posted January 24, 2019

Fingerpicking with Elixir® Strings

Guitar strings are arguably one of the most important elements of any guitar. You can't play guitar without strings! If you talk to any guitar player, you’ll know that everyone has their string preferences. If you ask a guitar player which brand of guitar strings they prefer, they will usually give you the same answer: Elixir® Strings.

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Posted November 30, 2018

2018 Updates, New Songs, New Home Page and More!

2018 has featured a number of changes for Guitartricks.com, big and small. We simply wanted to highlight some of the improvements that made it onto the website this year. And remember, there are more to come! 

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Posted October 5, 2018

Full Access Plus, How it Works and Which Class is Right For You?

Hi everyone! Some of you may already know about our live group sessions, Full Access Plus. We’ve recently made some exciting changes to the Plus program and I’m here to tell you about them as well as give you a general overview of what these live classes are. Read on to find out!

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Posted September 28, 2018

Mike Olekshy, Getting to Know The Guitar Coach

Hi there! This week, we're back to talk to someone special. Whether you're a Guitar Tricks Full Access member or a first-time visitor, Mike Olekshy is someone you probabaly recognize. Mike is a prominent instructor here at Guitar Tricks and teaches a variety of lessons in rockblues and more.

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Posted September 14, 2018

Jimi Hendrix Electric Ladyland 50th Anniversary Box Set Announced!

This year marks the 50th Anniversary of Electric Ladyland, a momentous album from The Jimi Hendrix Experience that included hits such as “Voodoo Chile,” “All Along the Watchtower” and more. 

The 50th Anniversary box set, which will be released

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Posted September 4, 2018

New Country Level 2 Course is Available!

Hi there guitar players! If you didn't notice, we recently updated our Country Style Level 2 course. Anders Mouridsen, guitarist for the Grammy-nominated country singer, Cam, is the instructor. Longtime Guitartricks members already know how great of a teacher Anders is, but if you're new here, you can...

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Posted August 24, 2018

10 Best Guitar Apps of 2020 for the iPhone and iPad

Technology makes it easier than ever to learn and play guitar, especially with a wide variety of apps tailored to teaching you both the basics and more advanced techniques. Not all apps are worth the investment, though, some offer little more than a simple tutorial. Those apps are great for beginners, but experienced players looking to enhance their skills or step up their game will inevitably want more: like these apps have to offer. 

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Posted August 9, 2018

New Song Lessons from SRV, Rihanna, Ed Sheeran and More!

Happy Friday everyone! As you know, we regularly release new lessons each week and with that being said, I just wanted to share with you the list of new songs we’ve recently added to our catalog. These new songs are a mix of contemporary pop and classic rock from Rihanna and Ed Sheeran to Stevie Ray Vaughan. Enjoy!

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Posted May 23, 2018

Updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Service GDPR

Hi there! We've updated our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service and we wanted to let you know. We take these topics seriously and we hope you find this helpful.

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Posted May 7, 2018

How the Video Player Works

Hi there! My name is Billy and I’m the Community Support Specialist here at Guitartricks.com. There have been some updates to the video player recently and I just want to make sure you know about all of the features.

If you want to make any adjustments to the video, you must first hover your mouse cursor over the video itself. Doing so will reveal the video toolbar. Besides the standard functions of play and pause, the toolbar gives you the option to change the video quality, playback speed, and looping. 

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