Articulations Lessons

Welcome to the section dedicated to lessons on guitar articulations. Articulation in music refers to how a note or group of notes is performed. Articulation can effect how a note sounds. Examples of articulations are slides, hammer ons, pull offs, vibrato, and staccato.

Hammer ons and Pull offs

Hammer ons and Pull offs

This lesson covers the techniques of hammer ons and pull offs. Several exercises and applications are demonstrated.
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The Palm Mute

The Palm Mute

In this lesson you will learn the technique of palm muting and how to apply it to your playing.
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More Tricks for your Picks

More Tricks for your Picks

In this lesson we will cover a few more techniques you can use to spice up your playing. Slides, scratches, Octaves, and pick slides are discussed and demonstrated.
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Bending Strings

Bending Strings

In this lesson you will be introduced to the technique of bending strings and various types of bends.
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Bells and Whistles

Bells and Whistles

In this lesson we will cover more tricks to add to your lead playing. Trills, Double Stops and vibrato are demonstrated and discussed.
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Stylize with Hammer Ons

Stylize with Hammer Ons

In this lesson we will introduce the concept of playing hammer ons within our open chords. This technique can add movement and spice to a simple chord progression.
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Stylize with Pull offs

Stylize with Pull offs

In this lesson we will introduce the concept of playing pull offs within our open chords.
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Combining Hammer Ons and Pull Offs

Combining Hammer Ons and Pull Offs

In this lesson we will combine hammer on’s and pull off’s to create movement within our chords.
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Stylizing with Slides

Stylizing with Slides

In this lesson we will introduce the concept of sliding chords for flavor and texture.
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Harmonics

Harmonics

In this lesson we will learn about harmonics. We will cover technique, application, and how to use them to tune your guitar
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Pinch Harmonics

Pinch Harmonics

In this lesson we will examine pinch harmonics and technique.
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Intro to Tremolo Picking

Intro to Tremolo Picking

In this lesson we will study tremolo picking, different techniques, and a few exercises.
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The Whammy Bar

The Whammy Bar

This lesson is an intro to the whammy bar.
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