Essential rhythm skills
Hone your technique and cover some rhythm guitar essentials as we focus on strumming, riffing, timing and groove
Seasoned players and guitar newbies alike need to stay in shape when it comes to core skills like strumming and timing – so that’s what we’re looking at here. And if you thought the minor pentatonic scale was only for lead guitar, think again! This vital scale is at the heart of countless riffs, from Led Zeppelin’s Wholelottalove to Royal Blood’s bass-fuelled Littlemonster. Try out our riffs and hone these essential playing skills.