Play Acoustic Now by Steve Stine

Categories: Acoustic, Bestseller
4.70 out of 5 based on 30 customer ratings
(30 customer reviews)

6 monthly payments of $197.00 $147.00 25% off

Master The Fretboard And Solo Like A Pro With Steve Stine’s Easy 3-Step Plan:

  1. Visualize - You’ll see how to tune your acoustic guitar, and how to hold it the right way to play music
  2. Connect - Discover how to thread chords and scales together, so you can learn your favorite songs in minutes
  3. Play - You’ll play acoustic guitar with style and confidence, and even start writing your own songs

Includes: 7 hours of HD videos, PDF tab book and access to our private Facebook group

SKU: N/A

Here is what you get:

  • 7h of Online Video Lessons
  • Downloadable Tab Book
  • Audio Jam

Preview Videos

2 Must-Know Acoustic Fingerpicking Patterns

1 Secret Chord Trick For Acoustic Guitar

Adding Color Tones To The Pentatonic Scale

Kick And Snare Strumming

Here’s What You’ll Discover In Play Acoustic Now

Module 1

  • Tips on how to tune your acoustic guitar, so you can play comfortably and be in tune anytime, anywhere, even if you don’t have your tuner with you.
  • How to play 10 essential chords for acoustic guitar, so you can quickly master your favorite songs
  • Discover how “chord fills” can spice up your chord changes, so old, boring chords are fun and exciting again.

Module 2

  • Find out the crucial difference between barre chords and power chords, and discover how to play both types of chords effectively
  • How to use a capo properly, so you can quickly transpose songs into any key
  • 1 simple trick (called “bouncing”) that makes changing chords so easy it’s almost like magic.

Module 3

  • Easy ways to memorize and apply the chromatic scale, so you can play effective chord progressions and solos over any song.
  • Discover the critical difference between major and minor scales, so you can solo with confidence over any chord progression
  • How to thread chords together to write a catchy song, so people will drop what they’re doing and listen to you play

Module 4

  • 2 must-know picking techniques that will help you play thousands of your favorite songs.
  • Find out the right way (and the wrong way) to use a guitar pick, so you can get the sound you want and build picking speed.
  • How to apply these techniques when you play popular songs, so you can start using your skills in “real world” situations.

Module 5

  • 1 easy way to master fingerpicking, so you can do more than just strum and play single-note solos
  • Must-know body tapping and string slapping techniques, so you can play percussive licks up and down the guitar neck
  • How to combine fingerpicking patterns effectively, which means you’ll be able to grab people’s attention and skyrocket your songwriting.

Module 6

  • Discover how to solo with the minor pentatonic scale using your fingers or a pick, so you can play ultra impressive licks over any song, in any playing situation
  • How to easily expand the pentatonic scale. Which means, you’ll expand the possibilities for your solos and songwriting.
  • The difference between vertical and horizontal improvisation, and when it’s best to use each one

Module 7

  • Discover crucial string control techniques, so you can play with clarity and avoid unwanted string noise
  • How to create bell-like tones using natural harmonics, so you can add an extra layer of creativity to your acoustic licks
  • Proper hand placement for bends and vibrato, so you can stay in tune when using each technique.

Module 8

  • An easy introduction to playing slide on acoustic guitar. Which means, you’ll be able to play classic Delta blues and red hot slide licks for your solos.
  • How to get the best slide sound possible, so you can sound awesome when you play slide
  • Discover how to create slide licks using open strings, so you can play bluesy slide licks with confidence

Module 9

  • How to tune and play songs in alternate tunings. Which means, you’ll be able to play songs in every style.
  • A study of Led Zeppelin’s classic song “Kashmir,” so you can get a feel for DADGAD tuning
  • How to play the Goo Goo Dolls’ hit song “Name,” a super-fun song that uses an unusual tuning

Module 10

  • How to start playing real guitar solos using jam tracks, and tips on how to follow chords and find melodies
  • Explore creative chord voicings, so your rhythm playing never sounds (or feels) boring
  • Tons of advice on gear, from choosing the acoustic that’s right for you to which strings and picks are best for your style

About Steve Stine

​If you haven't heard of Steve before, just know that he's very well known at North Dakota State University and is a highly sought-after Professor of Modern Guitar. After earning his music education degree from Minnesota State University Moorhead, he went on to play in literally dozens of bands over the last 16 years touring the U.S. and England. He's been a studio guitarist for radio, television and various recording projects. And he even acted in a movie once. He's taught private, group, and online guitar instruction for over 25 years to literally thousands of students. Many of his students attend colleges nationwide to study music and play in bands, notably, Shannon Curfman, who performs with Kid Rock. He's taught music at Red River Valley Montesorri school for over 10 years. And was guitar instructor at Elevate Rock School in Fargo, North Dakota. And despite the tattoos, long hair, and shredder-style guitar, he's a family-man. And even finds time to volunteer his talents to plays guitar in his church.

30 reviews for Play Acoustic Now

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Frank O'Connor

    I love it. I think if Steve was not such an awesome teacher I would not get as much from it as I do. He makes everything so easy to understand.

  2. Rated 4 out of 5

    Jay Meeboer

    Perfect for the beginner who has just picked up a acoustic guitar and also for the intermediate guitar player who will always learn more with this course. This is a Big course you can learn with bite sizes and you can start applying what you learn immediately. Steve Stine is a excellent guitar teacher who simplifies what he is teaching so you can understand easily. If you want to Rock out on the acoustic, Steve will show you how now!

  3. Rated 5 out of 5

    lynnrhoades46@gmail.com

    great course !!

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Anthony Gaudio

    this Course took me above and beyond what I thought I was capable of. I continue to revisit certain course sections allowing them to sink in. Steve has a very charismatic way of teaching and I wish I could actually take live lessons with him. The Theory master class he teaches is equally as incredible.

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Larry Baker

    Still haven't completed course, however what I used so at has been very helpful. Steve Stine is a great teacher who makes it fun to and somewhat easier to learn to play. Good for a beginner and an intermediate player.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Karl Greaves

    Great Course, Acoustic Awesome. Top Teacher.

  7. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bruce Campbell

    I’ve been playing for more than 40 years, but I taught myself and so I was too sloppy to play with other people.. I was liking for something to help tighten things up, and this course has greatly improved my playing.

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Johnny Waldrip

    The course id great and Steve is great. I'm the week link in the chain. But Steve is one of the best teachers there is. Thanks.

  9. Rated 5 out of 5

    David Peacosh

    The course is my bible for acoustic guitar, I started playing or tried to play 2 years ago. I'm 54 and was really struggling with many things. Steve really is a great teacher, his course Strumming with Style really helped me get things going. Perfect lead in to Play Acoustic Now.

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Bryan Cunningham

    I am another novice acoustic guitar player. I found Steve Stein on You Tube and immediately recognized his skill as a guitar player but also - the more rare talent - as an educator. In this 10 module course, Steve leads one on a journey from the basics through intermediary and a glimpse into techniques used by the pros we admire on record and in concert. I like that the videos can be looped and, even after the module is complete, one can revisit a section as a reference or refresher. Steve is a great instructor. His delivery makes even a novice feel "spoken to" . There is plenty of material in this course for guitarists of all skill level and experience.

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