Journey to Parnassus Blog
A blog about learning guitar and music theory.
What does it sound like to run a guitar through a modular synth?
A comprehensive study of Allan Holdsworths improvisational ideas, patterns, scales, charts & tunings
Preventing fingernail wear with tape.
Here's a free online book with practice tips.
Ableton has an interesting 'Learning Music' site.
Here's an interesting video about Van Halen's Hit Song Formula
This book might interest Barrios fans.
Here's a video about playing Brazilian choro music on guitar.
Here's a photo of João Gilberto's right-hand fingernails.
Here's a video with tips on playing Brazilian choro music.
I found a video that shows closeups of Elizabeth Cotten's guitar technique.
Learn how to make audio plugins with C++.
Frank Vignola teaches Johnny Smith's "Moonlight in Vermont"
Some interesting tips on legato technique
Some tips on learning the fretboard.
I found some videos where Paul McCartney and Paul Simon talk about songwriting.
I saw some interesting advice on Reddit about where to start with jazz.
I set up a dedicated table for studying music.
I started reading Reharmonization Techniques by Randy Felts.
I've been making progress with sight reading on guitar.
I'm practicing this arpeggio exercise.
Check out this video.
I started Reading Studies for Guitar by William Leavitt.
I picked up some new guitar books.
Here's a video with 3 hours of 19th century guitar music.
I'm looking around for a good music theory book to read.
The first guitarist to give a concert with nylon strings?
I saw an interesting, double-necked guitar in a documentary.
I published a page of major scale patterns for the guitar fretboard.
An update on guitar practice.
Allan Holdsworth answers questions at The Cutting Room in 2014.
Eddie Van Halen on Allan Holdsworth
I'm reading a book about Allan Holdsworth.
Some amazing solos by Allan Holdsworth.
MuseScore is a free program for writing sheet music.
Atavachron is a Star Trek themed album by Allan Holdsworth where he plays a SynthAxe.
I've started fixing an old electric guitar.
I've started relearning guitar.