My name is Lars, and I live in Austin, TX. Originally a Cheesehead from Waukesha Wisconsin, home of Les Paul, and the BoDeans.
I’ve been playing guitar for just about 9 weeks at the time of this post, and I pretty much suck at everything. I know non-guitar players love to watch the left hand, but it seems the right hand is at least as important if not more so. Another player recommended Cracking The Code so… here I am.
I like many Genres of music, but have recently been on a Late 70’s early 80’s hard rock kick. Listening to a lot of AC/DC and the like.
I’ve been taking lessons weekly with an instructor here in Austin. Every week we work for an hour. I still practice picking all the natural notes on the top three frets twice clean ascending and descending at the beginning and end of every practice session.
In addition to lessons in person, I’ve been working through the Fender Play online guitar lessons. (Rock Track.)
So far I’ve watched all of the “Pick Design and Function” videos.
I’m still learning the scales, but can play the Am/CM extended pentatonic scale from the 6th string 3rd fret down to the 1st string 10th fret… Slowly.
Hopefully I’ll learn some coordination between my hands. As well as some good techniques early on so I won’t have years of bad habits to break, simply weeks at this point.