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Welcome to the Bold Music Library where you can learn music theory, how to practice, the latest and greatest equipment and technology, and more from our talented Bold Music instructors. We also post Bold Music news and local events here, feel free to explore! All articles in the Bold Music Library are organized by what you want to learn, a bunch of different disciplines, and skill levels.

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The Guide to CAGED Method

Part 1: A Way to Expand the Fretboard with Chords You Already Know! Guitar players who know the open chords C, A, G, E and D have the basic tools to begin unlocking the fretboard. The CAGED method is a way to begin conceptualizing the notes on your guitar through ...

Practice & Theory

How To Play Well With Others

Every musician has a moment when they have had hours of practice under their belt and are starting ...

Songwriting for Beginners: Part 1 – Lyrics

*Disclaimer* This is my approach to songwriting, one that has brought me a lot of joy and a ...

What is TAB? (And How to Read It)

What is TAB? TAB, also known as Tablature, is a common way of notating music for fretted stringed ...

Equipment & Technology

Choosing Your First Recording Software

DAW may seem like a silly word, and it is. Go ahead, say it. DAW. Silly, right? It’s ...

5 Apps Every Beginner Musician Should Be Using

One great thing about being a beginner musician in the 21st Century is the plethora of amazing apps ...

How to Restring Your Guitar In 6 Easy Steps

If you are like I was when I started playing guitar, restringing your instrument seems completely overwhelming, and ...

The Latest In The Library

How To Play Well With Others

Every musician has a moment when they have had hours of practice under their belt and are starting ...

Songwriting for Beginners: Part 1 – Lyrics

*Disclaimer* This is my approach to songwriting, one that has brought me a lot of joy and a ...

Choosing Your First Recording Software

DAW may seem like a silly word, and it is. Go ahead, say it. DAW. Silly, right? It’s ...

What is TAB? (And How to Read It)

What is TAB? TAB, also known as Tablature, is a common way of notating music for fretted stringed ...

Woodwinds: Debunking the Myths of Playing High Notes

If you’re a woodwind player, you may find a lot of misunderstanding when it comes to how to ...

How to Develop a Practice Method

It’s easy to pick up an instrument. You’ve watched your favorite guitarist, vocalist, or band onstage and you ...

The Guide to CAGED Method

Part 1: A Way to Expand the Fretboard with Chords You Already Know! Guitar players who know the ...

5 Apps Every Beginner Musician Should Be Using

One great thing about being a beginner musician in the 21st Century is the plethora of amazing apps ...

7th Chord Construction

What is a 7 chord? Simply put, it’s a triad with an extra note on top. 7th chords ...

Strumming Patterns – The Rhythm of Guitar

Strumming patterns are one of the most challenging aspects of learning how to play guitar. As a guitarist ...

How to Restring Your Guitar In 6 Easy Steps

If you are like I was when I started playing guitar, restringing your instrument seems completely overwhelming, and ...

Changing Chords: Effective Methods for New Guitarists

Chords are the harmonic building blocks of music. They act as the support system for the melodies and ...