Is using a capo cheating

Is using a capo cheating?

The humble capo is a tool used by millions of guitarists all over the world.  It’s the go-to device for changing the pitch of the guitar to play in different …

Can a capo damage my guitar

Can a capo damage my guitar?

“Oh no!” I think everytime I discover I forgot to take off my capo from the last time I played.  It might not seem like a big problem, but over …

How to use a Drop D Capo

How to use a Drop D capo

In this post, we are looking at the Drop D capo. But before we take a deeper look, let’s consider the context of why Drop D is useful. Take a …

Using Drone Notes

Using drone notes on a guitar

Let me introduce you to the concept of using drone notes on a guitar. Voice leading is a topic rarely discussed by guitarists.  It is a simple concept; each note …