What Makes A Guitar Good for Shredding? [Shred Explained]

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A guitar shredder fortunately isn’t only as good as the guitar they choose to shred on, but finding a good one with all the necessary bells and whistles definitely doesn’t hurt. As a matter of fact, a well-made guitar can have a significant impact on a player’s abilities. From the headstock to the bridge there …

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How to Get Guitar Pro for Free [Is It Possible?]

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Guitar Pro is one of the greatest things that a guitar player could own, and I stand by that statement. I think it’s a better investment than pretty much any guitar pedal or effects unit you could buy, but I guess it depends on the person. That said, there are a lot of people out …

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Should Guitar Pickups Be Level? [NO]

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The playability of a guitar is dependent on a few key factors like its action, the fretwork, and even the size of the strings. The action can make any guitar, regardless of quality, sound bad through fret buzz and other problems if not set up properly. If the strings are the wrong gauge and sit …

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Guitar Pro Review – An Illustrated List of its Best Features

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I’ve started a few of my articles off by saying the exact same thing and I’m perfectly comfortable with that. What I’ve said about 3 times now and I’ll say again is that I love Guitar Pro. I think it’s one of the best tools for guitarists, bar-none. It has a ton of different features …

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What Makes Guitar Strings Go Dead? [ANSWERED]

What Makes Guitar Strings Go Dead [ANSWERED]

Being a guitarist is a great time if you know what you’re doing, but there are some things you’ll have to learn how to do if you plan on playing on a regular basis. One of those things is replacing guitar strings. Either they snap, deaden, or they become unplayable because they sound so bad. …

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How To Export MIDI From Guitar Pro [An Illustrated Guide]

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Guitar Pro has a lot of cool features, many of which I already talked about in my other guide. One of them in particular though deserves a special entry because of how useful and cool it is, and it has to do with MIDI information. This software has the option to export and import a …

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Why Do Jazz Guitarists Use Heavy Strings? [ANSWERED]

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If you ever find yourself looking at string gauges, you’ll notice jazz sets, or recommendations for jazz guitarists, are heavier than other sets. Do these sets really make that much of a difference, or is it because that’s what our grandfathers used, and that’s what we’re sticking to? Both reign true, but as far as …

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Guide to Pinch, Tap, Semi, & Natural Harmonics in Guitar Pro

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After you’ve first purchased a computer program, it takes a little while to get used to all of the controls and parameters. Believe me, I know. It doesn’t even matter how well put together the software and its interface are. There’s always a learning curve. Guitar Pro is one of those programs where it doesn’t …

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What’s the Difference Between A Baritone and Regular Guitar?

There are several types of guitars out there, and most of them can be found at a local guitar shop or big-box retailers like Guitar Center, just to name one. Some of these instruments are a bit harder to find though. One is the baritone guitar. The baritone guitar is a bit different from the …

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How to Add Chords in Guitar Pro [Step-by-Step]

How to Add Chords in Guitar Pro [Step-by-Step]

Guitar Pro is probably one of the greatest things ever invented for guitarists. It seriously is an amazing piece of software that I think every guitar player should own. If you’re reading this article right now, chances are that you already own it and you need some questions answered. Surprisingly, there aren’t a lot of …

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