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Learn How to Play Piano with Basic Chords
Learning to play piano is a rewarding journey all around – physically, mentally and emotionally. Like playing sports, the more you play, the stronger your muscle memory becomes that gives you more strength to challenge your new limit. Learning how to play with chords equips you with a powerful…
A Comprehensive Guide to Reading Guitar Chord Charts
One of the great things about learning to play the guitar is the fact that learning how to read sheet music isn’t an absolute requirement. It’s a fair statement to say that many of the most famous guitar heroes from over the years didn’t know how – from Eric Clapton…
What is a Guitar Capo?
A capo is one of those pieces of equipment that can be very confusing for beginners. It is easy to ignore what they do, as many songs can be played without a capo. When the day comes that you’re at band practice and someone says “you’ll need a capo on…
How To Choose the Right Guitar Strings (Without Getting Strung Out)
You may be thinking, “Why would I need a bunch of information on what are the right guitar strings for me to buy? I mean really… strings are strings, right? Aren’t they all the same?” That really couldn’t be any farther from the truth! There are many factors that you…
Raising the ‘Barre’ — Demystifying Barre Chords
OK… so you’ve been learning some chords and really starting to get a handle on this whole “playing guitar” thing. Congratulations – you’ve already progressed farther than many people ever will! It’s time to take things to the next level, though. Playing basic chords is one thing, but if you’re…
Tips for Beginner Male Singers
This article was written by Arttu Juntunen our Music Education Designer for Voice and Piano at Yousician. I often get asked, what are the most common challenges for male singers? As we come in all shapes and sizes, it’s difficult to make many generalisations of how a male voice behaves.
How To Change Guitar Strings (A Helpful Guide)
Oh no, you were jamming to your favourite song and you broke a string! We will go over how to change a guitar string, this method remains the same for all of your strings. You will need: New Strings (check which gauge you need) Something to…
20 Easy Songs To Learn On Guitar
Pick up your electric or acoustic guitar and get learning. These songs are all level 1-5 on the Yousician app and are super easy to understand and follow for beginner guitar learners. You can enter the song in practice mode in the app and even slow down the tempo…
Learning great guitar practice habits with Yousician
By Matt Poole, full-time guitar teacher of 15 years, Chelmsford, UK I discovered Yousician in Easter 2015. I was immediately drawn in by the interface and decided immediately to try it out on my pupils the next day. They were instantly engaged, and the process of learning suddenly…