Fight Club: Chops vs. Heart – The Age-Old Question

August 26, 2009 by · 1 Comment 

Guitar playing Chops vs HeartWhen it comes to guitar playing, there seem to be two main camps that most of us fall into: those that value chops and technically-based music and those who prefer more simple, earthier, played-from-the-heart styles. There always seems to be some friction between the two, with the chops guys looking at the feel fellows as the musical equal of a knuckle-dragging caveman and the feel folks viewing the sweep pickers as soulless, over-practicing robots. Read more