About Steve Flack

Steve Flack is a qualified, highly experienced guitar teacher, passionate musician. Director of the Liverpool Academy of Music, and Founder of the Steve Flack Guitar Academy. For over three decades, Steve has helped aspiring musicians reach their full potential using the world-renowned Trinity College London system. His students boast some of the highest success rates in the world.

Guitar Tutorial: The Angels Pt 1 “Am I Ever Gonna See Your Face Again” – “After The Rain”

A Conversation With Peter Head and The Rolling Stones The first rock concert I attended was The Rolling Stones at Randwick Racecourse. I was very young and one of my school friends had older sisters that got tickets for us. It had a huge impact on me, it was one of the reasons that I [...]

Slide Guitar Lesson and Analysis: The Cruel Sea “Delivery Man” – Final.

How Do You Create Something Unique And New? One sure fired way is to take influences from various existing, but different styles, then fuse and mix them together. If those influences haven’t been fused and mixed before – then you’ve created something… unique and new. […]

Slide Guitar Lesson Pt 4 – The Cruel Sea “Black Stick”

He said that there are two types of music, selfish music and generous music Quote Don Was (Interview) How The Slide Guitar Can Create A Memorable "Hook" When I was creating the slide guitar lessons for Australian Guitar Magazine I was keen to do a lesson on "Black Stick" by The Cruel Sea because there [...]

7 Great Slide Guitarist and Tracks You Can’t Live Without – Plus …

Slide Guitar Lesson: The Cruel Sea Pt 2 "This Is Not The Way Home" There have been so many examples of great slide guitar playing in pop & rock music over the years that when we think about songs that feature slide guitar, we soon get a long and impressive list. So for fans of [...]

Slide Guitar Lesson – The Cruel Sea “Better Get A Lawyer”

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Guitar Tutorial – INXS – PT 4 “Heaven Sent” “Elegantly Wasted”

The Essentials For A Great Band - Long Hours and Hard Work! We all know the old adage "practice makes perfect", and it's true... that if you do a whole lot of any one thing, it's unavoidable, you get good.Steve Flack When I listen to "Heaven Sent" & "Elegantly Wasted" I hear a band that [...]

My Interview with INXS Tim Farriss – Plus “New Sensation” & “Never Tear Us Apart” Guitar Lessons.

and curiously Tim said when he walked inside… “I used to live here in this unit when I first got married”. Lights, Camera – Action! When I decided that I’d like to do a series of lessons on the guitar style of INXS for Australian Guitar Magazine, I immediately thought…it would be really something special if we could do an interview with Tim Farriss, the INXS guitarist & riffmeister, to accompany the lessons. […]

Guitar Heroes Vault (Rare) Steve Flack & Phil Manning Live @ The Basement

What Happens When The Great Guitar Players Of This Country Come Together? This Is How I Started "Guitar Heroes" The "Guitar Heroes" came about as an idea around 2005. I was running the Liverpool Academy of Music and had gigs, function type gigs like weddings and the like, all was going well but I really [...]

Student Spotlight – Ryan Georgis Nails 98% in Exam!

I’d like to introduce you to Ryan, a great kid (but then, all of my students are great) and a very fine musician and guitar player. Ryan has achieved something really outstanding and I’d like to share his outstanding achievement with you. […]

Lady Madonna – The Beatles Arrangement Giveaway!

Then Tommy & Phil would come out together to do an acoustic set which was always something really special.Steve Flack What Chicago Taught Me about Australia’s Music Scene in the 80’s. In the early 80’s I lived for 2 years in America. I spent 2 years in Chicago and it was obvious why it was one of the worlds great cities. There was just so much going on there. When it came time for me to return to Australia my expectation was that it would be a bit of a backwater after Chicago. “But”! […]