YGA EALING BLOG

Welcome to the Your Guitar Academy Ealing blog where we will be posting free video lessons, jamming videos, gear tests, cool YGA news, competitions and other various guitar related treats to keep you motivated and excited about picking up the guitar! Please get involved by commenting and sharing any videos you like.

Free Lesson “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”

August 24th, 2015

Here is a great lesson for you to get stuck into! In this video, Dan takes you through the main riff from “Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door”. It’s great for beginners and takes you through some important basic techniques that you’ll need.

YGA Free Lesson “Ain’t No Sunshine”

July 8th, 2015

In this video, Dan from Your Guitar Academy will take you through the main guitar line from ‘Ain’t No Sunshine’ (slightly simplified to work for a beginner guitarist). It’s a great song, and ideal for someone at a beginner level.

Would you like to book a lesson? Get in contact and we can get you started with lessons in no time!

Can You Guess The Song?

June 17th, 2015

A bit of fun for you! Can you guess the song being played just by listening to this short clip and watching the video? It’s a great song that every guitarist likes to get in there repertoire, especially if you like acoustic guitar. Check back here soon for the answer!

YGA Free Lesson Satisfaction

June 9th, 2015

Here is YGA’s Dan giving a very cool lesson on a very cool riff! Satisfaction by the Rolling stones is a great riff for beginners to get their hands on. It’s quick to learn and is instantly recogniseable. Grab your guitar and get learning! Check back here for more free lessons and cool videos.

“Rather Be” acoustic version

May 29th, 2015

Here is one of the YGA tutors with an awesome acoustic rendition of the classic pop song “Rather Be”. Just because there is no guitar in a song, doesn’t mean you can’t play it on guitar! 🙂 Creating cool arrangements on the guitar is a challenging but rewarding part of learning the instrument.  There’s lots more where this came from so book a lesson with one of our tutors and get started!

Free Lesson – “Chasing Cars”

May 20th, 2015

In this video, Dan takes us through the song “Chasing Cars” by Snow Patrol. This is a great one for beginners. It’s got a straightforward, simple riff and is great fun to play. It’s easy to hear this riff in the original song so, have a listen and get started with this free lesson!

If you’d like to learn more riffs like these, why not book a lesson with us?