History of the Electric Guitar -...
History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

The fame of the electric guitar started in the big band era when guitarists wanted to amplify their guitars to compete with the large brass sections in jazz orchestras. Earlier, electric guitars were mainly made up of empty acoustic bodies with...

The Six Strings Of Rebellion
The Six Strings Of Rebellion

We all experience that indefinable urge to rebel during our teens, while most of us will grow out of it eventually, some never get over it. Even though the symbols of rebellion are many, however the one most teenagers relate best to is the Guitar!

The Best Guitarists Of All Time
The Best Guitarists Of All Time

 Coming up with a list of the best guitarists of all time can be a challenging task, as it is often quite subjective and taking into consideration that there are many genres to choose from such as blues, jazz, rock, funk and classical. 

Timeline of the Guitar
Timeline of the Guitar

The modern day guitar does not need and elaborate introduction to many of us. The six stringed instrument has a rigid neck and a body to which the strings are strapped. Modern categories include acoustic and electrical guitars, where the acoustic...

Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner
Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner

Training the ear is an important process for a guitarist. The tuner they choose can greatly affect how well they hear and play music. Here are my theories on how this all came about and how we can use the past to improve our future. You can...

Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

History Lesson on Power Metal Music
History Lesson on Power Metal Music

Power metal is a style of heavy metal music that combines symphonic elements with traditional and speed metals to create a unique sound. The term "power metal" is often used to describe two different but similar styles: the first being a North...

Learn How to Make Beats With...
Learn How to Make Beats With Software

If you are a budding musician without a large budget and need to make music without backup musicians, then you can learn how to make beats with software. The rhythm of rap and hip-hop come alive with beat maker software and you can do your own...

Top 5 Bob Dylan Songs That You...
Top 5 Bob Dylan Songs That You Should Know About

Who doesn't know Bob Dylan? Even if you are not a music aficionado, you know him too well. He is an iconic songwriter-singer who made America's greatest songs for nearly four decades. He depicted America's rich and highly-faceted culture through...

How to Promote Your Band

How to Promote Your Band

Promoting yourself in the music industry is essential to success. The days of major labels ploughing hundreds of thousands into new bands have gone and more creative ways of promoting new music need to be used. Of course there are still some traditional methods that have merit... Let's take a look.

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