Tips & Lessons

Drop Db Tuning – What Is It And How Do You Do It?

Drop Db Tuning – What Is It And How Do You Do It?

So, you’re learning a new song on guitar and it says to tune to Drop Db. You’re thinking, “Ok, but what exactly does that mean?”. Well, let’s take a quick look. You’re going to encounter many alternate guitar tunings during your guitar-playing journey. You’ll likely only utilize a few, but it’s great to experiment. Drop…

Tackling The Major Pentatonic Scale – Everything You Need to Know

Tackling The Major Pentatonic Scale – Everything You Need to Know

The Major Pentatonic Scale is an extremely useful scale, which you’ll find easy to grasp if you’ve already learned the Minor Pentatonic Scale. In fact, if that’s the case, you could say that you already know the Major Pentatonic Scale. You just might not know how to use it yet. You will hear the Major…

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 5 (Form 5)

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 5 (Form 5)

In the first four parts of Guitar Goblin’s five-part series on the minor pentatonic scale, we have covered quite a bit of ground. So far, we have learned four forms of the minor pentatonic scale. We have learned how to build each form, some musical theory, and, of course, given you some patterns and exercises…

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 4

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 4

Welcome to Part 4 of Guitar Goblin’s five-part series, “Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale.” In Parts 1 through 3, we have explored the first three forms of the scale, learned some of the theories that underpin the scale, and practiced a handful of different patterns and concepts with the notes. Now in Part 4, we…

Famous Pentatonic Scale Songs – Familiar Lead Guitar Examples

Famous Pentatonic Scale Songs – Familiar Lead Guitar Examples

The pentatonic scale is one of the great universals of rock and roll music. A less experienced guitar player, however, might wonder why they need it and how it applies. For this reason, we’re going to cover some of the most famous pentatonic scale songs that you’re sure to be familiar with. We’ll look at…

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 3 (Form 3)

Learning the Minor Pentatonic Scale: Part 3 (Form 3)

So far, we have explored the first and second forms of the minor pentatonic scale, learned a few patterns and exercises, and explored some of the theory behind the scales. Now, in Part 3 of Guitar Goblin’s five-part series on the minor pentatonic scale, we will explore the third form. Continuing the Pattern Remember from…