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Tips for newbie guitarists

By on Feb 16, 2009 in Wisdom | 1 comment

My popularity on YouTube is growing. Everyday about 800 people watch my simple video tutorials for newbie guitarists. I’m being frequently asked for tips. So here are the tips for newbie guitarists – [Disclaimer: I’m not a Guitar Hero. I don’t know a lot more than you do about Guitar. But during past 8 years of my guitaring, I have learned few things. I’d like every newbie guitarist to know them.] You can’t be a guitar hero in a day, week, month, year or two. Accept it. Learning to play guitar is about 3 P’s : Practice, Patience, Persistence. Tip #2 sounds too MBAish. Sorry. But it’s true. It’s completely ok to learn, play and perform the music you like. You can be a good guitarist without growing hair, sporting ponytail, speaking Hindi in American accent. Guitar is a western instrument (Well, the roots of the instrument are Indian)...

Guitar – Frequently Answered Questions

By on Jun 11, 2008 in Wisdom | 0 comments

The best part of being a Guitarist is that you earn some respect in your community. The reason is simple. Everyone in this world is either a Guitarist or an aspiring Guitarist. Don’t tell me you don’t fit into either of the categories. Guitar is a lovely instrument, afterall. I’ve been playing guitar for more than seven years now & found out that every wannabe guitarist wants to know answers to the following questions. I hope you find your question listed below. If not, feel free to ask in comment & I’ll answer. 1. How long does it take to learn to play Guitar? Short Answer: Lifetime.  Long Answer: Well, I know what you want to know. You want to know how long will it take you to play your favorite song(s) on guitar. Well, my friend – its upto you. The more you learn to play guitar, the more you know how less you know . Its all about practice. You...