What is a guitar capo and why do guitarists use them? In this PMT College beginner's guide, Leigh Fuge from musicteacher.com shows us how to use a capo to transpose the key of your guitar, and explains why you may want to do this.
A capo is an essential little gadget that every guitarist should have in their gig bag. They can be used on both electric and acoustic guitars and allow you to easily change the key of a song you're playing, and can help to add a really unique feel and flavour to your guitar playing.
0:00 Intro to How To Use A Capo
0:50 What is a capo?
01:08 How does a guitar capo work?
01:34 Transposing your guitar with a capo
04:39 Using a capo to add texture with a second guitar part
7:25 More reasons that every guitarist needs a capo!
8:00 Outro & where to buy a capo
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