Play Guitar Podcast
By Lee Anderson
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Have you been struggling with the guitar? You are not alone! For the past 30 years I have been helping beginner, intermediate, and advanced guitarists get out of the guitar rut and find their voice on the guitar. These FREE, FUN, and EASY guitar lessons give you the right mindset for guitar success, and keep you moving forward on the guitar. No matter if you are just starting out or have been playing for years, this is the show that will help you become the guitarist that you always wanted to be! For more lessons, or to just stop by and say hi, come on over to www.playguitarpodcast.com.
||CleanMixing Major And Minor Pentatonic Scales - 050||The HOW and WHY of mixing Major and minor pentatonic scales. This could be your next step towards more complex and interesting solo lines! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/050 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||12/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean7 Tips To Make Guitar Practice Fun - 049||How do you keep your guitar practice FUN? I’ve got 7 tips for all levels of guitarists to make your practice fun and effective. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/049 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||12/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy Guitar Buyers Guide - 048||It’s guitar buying season! Today, I help you make the right decisions to save you a ton of time, money, and frustration. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/048 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||11/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMy First Listener Q&A Episode - 047||Today, I’m giving thanks! Thanks to you with my first listener Q&A episode! Also, A very special guest! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/047 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||11/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStreamline Your Progress On The Guitar - 046||Today, It’s all about Progress! Really making progress on the guitar. I go over Exactly what good progress is, what progress feels like on the guitar, average progress for different levels of guitar players, the common hurdles of guitar progress,...||11/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Rhythm In Rhythm Guitar - 045||Improving your rhythm guitar. It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out or you’re an experienced rhythm player there is always room for improvement. Today I show you how! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/045 Copyright ©2018 Play...||11/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Start Playing Slide Guitar - 044||Today, I introduce slide guitar. I go over what you need to know to add this bluesy technique to your playing. I also go over a very easy way to get started..using standard tuning! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/044 Copyright ©2018 Play...||10/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanIntro To Guitar Improvisation - 043||GUITAR IMPROVISATION! Is this just something only a few are able to do, or is this a skill we can learn and perfect over time?||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDifferent Guitar Tones For Different Styles Of Music||Today, it’s all about finding different gutiar tones for different styles of music. I’m tackling two different styles (Blues and Rock), with two different rigs. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/042 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||10/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTen Minute ULTIMATE Practice Routine||How do you keep moving forward on the guitar when you are strapped for time? I’ll show you how you can turn ten minutes of your day into a super effective practice routine. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/041 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar...||10/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLicks And Riffs - 040||Licks And Riffs. Today, it’s all about licks and riffs for the guitar player. I show the importance of and the difference between them and how to use them effectively. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/040 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||10/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStart Playing Advanced Guitar Chords - 039||Today on episode 39 of the play guitar podcast I take the first step with you toward playing advanced guitar chords. We’ll leave open and bar chords in the dust and start playing something special!Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/039...||9/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSet Up Your Perfect Practice Space - 038||I’m talking today about creating a super effective and fun practice space. I help you create your home base where you can start moving forward with the guitar. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/038 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||9/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Play Over Minor Chords And Sound AWESOME - 037||Today I'm playing solos over minor chords! I show you how and what to play to make you sound awesome! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/037 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||9/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Back Into Guitar - 036||Todays show is all about getting back into guitar. Here are the most important things to consider when you are starting up again and want to be successful. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/036 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||9/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat It Takes To Get Good At Guitar - 035||Today, I talk about the ten things you NEED to get good at guitar. It’s not so hard to do if you take take these important steps to heart. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/035 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||8/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCool Sounding Chords - 034||I'm talking about cool chords on today's podcast! Here are some of my favorite chords you can use to spice up your playing and add new textures to your sound. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/034 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||8/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Build Guitar Solos - 033||Today on episode 33 of the Play Guitar Podcast, it's all about building guitar solos. With just a little planning, you can create melodic, memorable solos every time! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/033 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||8/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Choose The Right Microphone For Guitar - 032||Today on episode 32 of the play guitar podcast, I'm talking microphones for your guitar! With a little bit of knowledge your rig can sound fabulous with the just the right mic. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/032 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar...||8/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat's Holding You Back From Getting Better At The Guitar - 031||Today I answer the question: What's holding you back from getting better at the guitar? It just might be your mindset holding you back. Plus some fun news from this past week! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/031 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBasic Gig Setup: Single Amp With Pedals - 030||Today on episode 30 of the play guitar podcast I talk about how to get the most out of the most basic gig setup.. the single amp with pedals. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/030 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||7/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJumpstart Your Guitar Playing - 029||Today on episode 29 of the play guitar podcast, I share my 3 tips to jumpstart your guitar playing. Try these out to get your playing back on the right path! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/029 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||7/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFunk Guitar Rhythms - 28||Today, I share my favorite exercise for funk rhythm guitar. It’s really fun and will make your rhythm playing super focused and super funky! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/028 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||7/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFunk Guitar Chords - 027||Today on episode 27 of the play guitar podcast I get into funk guitar chords! I start with the basic chords and then show you how to make small changes to get big results! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/027 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||7/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDouble Stops - 026||It’s Double Stops, those cool 2 note harmonies that are in so many of our favorite songs. It's easy to use the chords and scales you already know to start playing them. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/026 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||6/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning Legato Guitar - 025||Today I take a look at legato playing. I go through all of the components of this smooth flowing technique, and how to incorporate it in your own playing! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/025 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||6/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSpeed Up Your Guitar Playing - 024||Today on episode 24, I talk about speeding up your guitar playing! If you've had a hard time playing faster, this is the show for you! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/024 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||6/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanChord Tone Soloing - 023||Today on episode 23 of Play Guitar Podcast, I introduce Chord Tone Soloing! It's a different approach to soloing that could take your guitar playing to the next level! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/023 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||6/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlues Electric Guitar Tone - 022||On today's show, I continue my blues mini series by talking about blues electric guitar tone. It's all about what gear to get for great blues tone and tips to use it effectively. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/022 Copyright ©2018 Play...||5/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBest Blues Chords For Guitar Players - 021||On today's show, I take a look at the Best Blues Chords For Guitar Players! Having a solid knowledge of the blues is essential. So today I’m going to make sure you know the chords you need to play the blues! Show notes at:...||5/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanUnderstanding Blues Guitar- 020||On today's show, I take a look at learning the Blues. Just a little knowledge of how to play Blues guitar can help you in so many different ways! I also have listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/020 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar...||5/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEffects Pedals, The Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 3 - 019||On today's show, I continue the path to great guitar tone with effects pedals. I look at the different types of effects and tips on what order to put them in. I also have listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/019 Copyright ©2018..||5/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAmplifiers, The Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 2 - 018||On today's show, I breakdown the basics of guitar amplifiers. Once you understand how classic amps are used for different styles of music, you will be able to make better decisions with your own gear. I also have listener feedback. Show notes at:...||5/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Path To Great Guitar Tone: Part 1 - 017||Today, I’m going to start to help players who are unsure of what guitars to use for different styles of music. This is a big topic and there is never an easy answer. But when you take a look at the classic recordings of your favorite style of music,..||4/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTrapped In The Pentatonic Box - 016||Today I’m going to share a technique that I use to help guitarists who can’t seem to get past playing pentatonic scales. You know there are different sounds. You can hear them. You want to play them. But, it always seems that you just keep going...||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBust Out Of Your Guitar Plateau! - 015||Today, I help players get through the dreaded guitar plateau. I’ll break down the reasons that this might happen and what you can do to bust through your guitar rut! Also, I have some listener feedback. Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/015...||4/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Make Your Guitar Solos Sound Better - 014||On today's episode, I take some time to really understand the things that are holding lead guitarists back. Have you ever struggled with lead guitar? I think we all have. It’s not easy. I breakdown the four main challenges that lead guitar players...||4/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Minor Pentatonic Scale - You're Already Playing Outside - 013||Today, I talk about why the minor pentatonic scale works so well... when it shouldn’t! Then I explore some other ways of getting "outside" sounds over 7th chords. Also, I have some listener feedback and another installment of creating the band. Show..||3/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWhat Chords Sound Good Together On The Guitar? - 012||Today, I answer the question: What chords sound good together on the guitar? To do that we are going to start learning all about Diatonic chords. These are the chords with the strongest relationships and the ones that are heard most often in popular...||3/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow Would You Help A Beginning Guitarist Get Started? - 011||Today, we are going to help new guitar players get started in the right direction. You would think learning guitar would be very simple with all of the resources we have available to us. But, it's very tough to stay on track and not get overwhelmed....||3/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHow To Avoid Frustration When Learning Guitar - 010||The steps to take to avoid frustration that could be ahead of you on the guitar. Also I have Listener Feedback and another installment of creating the band! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/010 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||3/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSliding Guitar Scale Patterns Into New Keys - 009||Today, I start sliding guitar scale patterns around into different keys. You can get a lot of mileage out of just one scale pattern. Also I have Listener Feedback and another installment of Creating the Band! Show notes at: www.playguitarpodcast.com/009||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanImprovising Over Chords - 008||Today, I talk about soloing over chords, and the four sticky situations you need to plan for! Also we have some Guitar News and another installment of creating the band! Show notes at www.playguitarpodcast.com/008 Copyright ©2018 Play Guitar Podcast||2/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGetting Into Lead Guitar - 007||Today, we start getting into lead guitar. What is it all about and what are the tools you need to get started. Show notes at www.playguitarpodcast.com/007||2/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReally Understanding Guitar Scales - 006||Today, I unpack guitar scales! It’s not just about memorizing a bunch of patterns. Once you know what they really are and how to use them, you will be unstoppable!||2/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanReally Understanding Chords - 005||Today I’m talking about Chords and Arpeggios. We can all play them but do we really know what they are and how they are built. Also we have some guitar news and another installment of creating the band! see www.playguitarpodcast.com/005||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTechnique Exercises for all - 004||Today, I introduce technique exercises for the guitar and why they are so effective for players of all levels. Also I have guitar news and another installment of creating the band! see www.playguitarpodast.com/004||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanOpen up the fretboard - 003||Today, I talk about the one thing that guitarists of all levels need to work on. How to better open up the fretboard. Also I have some guitar news and another installment of Creating the band! see www.playguitarpodcast.com/003||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPlaying and Recording Direct Guitar - 002||Today, I uncover the ups and downs of recording and playing direct guitar. It’s not as easy as it seems. Also I have guitar news and another installment of creating the band! see www.playguitarpodcast.com/002||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLearning Guitar in 2018 - 001||Today I talk about the ups and downs of learning guitar in 2018. Also an introduction to the podcast, guitar news and the first installment of creating the band! see www.playguitarpodcast/001||1/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Best instructor I’ve come across
Currently on episode 6 - binge listening to the podcast. I’m somewhere between a novice/intermediate player, and up to this point focused on songs and open chords - recently taking up power chords.
Theoretically, I feel advanced because Lee breaks it down so anyone can understand.
Marty, Justin, Andy are all great, but for my learning style- these podcasts have tied it all together in a neat little package.
Taking advice from the podcast, I’m gonna follow Play Guitar Podcast/Academy for the foreseeable future because my playing is tightening up and I’m able to teach my son and daughter music theory thanks to Lee.
5 stars all the way.
SUBSCRIBE - I’ll be devastated if this podcast ever stops.