Guitar Nails

I often get comments from guitarists regarding guitar nails i.e. the shape and state of their fingernails either they’ve chewed them off, have broken them or have real difficulties growing them. As a performing Flamenco guitarist having excellent fingernails is...

Karaoke backing tracks lyrics

Hi Mike, looking on your web site, I really like the quality of your backing tracks. Im in to a bit of karaoke, but can’t find some of the tracks id like to sing, mainly Frank Sinatra songs. I struggle a bit with timing the lyrics to the music. What i would like...

Guitar Effects and Setup for Gig

Hi Mike, I’ve got my first gig (singing and playing guitar) in a couple of weeks and am hoping you can give me a couple of tips on configuring my rig and effects to sound great, at the moment I’ve got an amp and microphone, the amp has 2 channels. Thanks...

Help with Barre Chords

Hi Mike I need help with playing Barre Chords. When I barre a fret with my index finger, I can’t move my middle finger to a fret, like i physically cannot. it’s too far away. help Rose