Being a musical noob, an aspiring guitar player / mangler with a whopping three weeks of superb yet less-than-sufficient tutelage under my belt, it’s only natural for me to “need” a second guitar. After all, my first guitar is merely superlative, a gorgeous Epiphone Les Paul Standard PlusTop Pro Electric Guitar with the Honey Burst styling. Surely, I need—dare I deserve!—something more.
Actually, though, I kinda do. This year’s New Year resolution, like so many before, was to finally (finally!) learn how to play guitar. I’d been intending to do so for more decades than I care to enumerate but for no explicable reason I just got on with doing the do this year. I won’t bore you with a full list of my learnings to date but the big takeaway is that if I am to avoid becoming road splat on that big highway to non-suckalege I’ll need to pick up and play a guitar each and every day; every day, without fail. Continue reading