Guitar Articles by Craig Smoot

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  1. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 11/22/1999 · 17792 Hits
    As an addendum to my last piece, <a href="/articles/item.asp?i=33">Strumming To Help Your Drumming</a>, in this installment I'd like to address one of the most simple-yet-effective elements of creating memorable and driving music... the <b>gr...(more)
  2. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 11/8/1999 · 7936 Hits
    As a player who began his musical pursuits on the skins <i>(well, actually I first played on Crisco cans and other canned goods with spoons for drumsticks in my mom's pantry)</i>, I can wholeheartedly say that aside from singing, I owe a <b>...(more)
  3. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 11/1/1999 · 7412 Hits
    <b><i>"Sing?!? But all I want to do is play guitar, and besides, my singing sucks!"</i></b> Yes, as many of you were probably thinking the same thing, I too once thought that singing was just something I'd <i>"..get around to learning when I ...(more)
  4. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 10/18/1999 · 4930 Hits
    Greetings once again fellow WN cats! I'm writing this installment on the heels of a very successful and inspirational band practice in where we came away with the beginning stages of <b>four</b> new original songs! It was an incredible feelin...(more)
  5. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 10/4/1999 · 5295 Hits
    For my second installment in this series I'd like to address an element of playing that <i>EVERY</i> serious musician should work on mastering... <b>Dynamics</b>. What are dynamics you say? Well, the musician's definition would be something a...(more)
  6. Craig Smoot (906)
    Posted on 9/27/1999 · 5947 Hits
    Welcome to my first WN article, and the first in an ongoing series I plan to contribute under this thread. Basically put, I am not much of a theory cat <i>(although I wish I were)</i>, so what you'll get from me in this series and in future l...(more)