Scales Archive

We’ll look at essential scales and basic music theory in this section, so you can break songs down as you listen and start playing by ear. Plus, you’ll get tips on which scales to use in different playing situations, so you can create melody when you play.


Many guitarists are intimidated by the words “music theory” because they think it’s too hard to learn. Other guitarists don’t think music theory is worth their time. The truth is, basic music theory is easy to master, and knowing just a little music theory can help you learn songs faster, play more melodically, write better