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...

5 Facts About The Legendary...
5 Facts About The Legendary Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the more influential guitar players of our lifetime and tragically he lost his life when in 1990, the helicopter he was in crashed into a ski slope in Wisconsin. His cds and his fantastic blues electric guitar playing...

Significance of Guitar...
Significance of Guitar Amplifiers in Rock Music

Guitar amplifiers simply amplify the sound signal fed to it from the guitar and it in turn drives the guitar loudspeaker. Electric guitars are considered a very passive instrument. Main reason behind it is that they do not need any direct power...

Guitar Pick
Guitar Pick

What is a pick? Mostly made out of plastic but sometimes made of metal, picks are used by guitarists for decades. When playing a lot the fingers may start to hurt because strings are generally metal and they can take their toll on soft picking...

Boutique Amp Maker Alexander Dumble
Boutique Amp Maker Alexander Dumble

Alexander Dumble (formerly Howard Dumble until he legally changed his name) makes the most sought after boutique amplifiers in the world. Every amplifier is personally hand-built to order and the waiting list can take several years. And Dumble...

What Is Post Rock?
What Is Post Rock?

Post rock is one of music's more enigmatic genres. Defining itself by what it's not (rock) gives little clue as to what it is. Ironically, given that the phrase 'post rock' literally translates to 'after rock', it is in fact a sub-genre of rock...

Acoustic Electric Guitar...
Acoustic Electric Guitar Amplifier Zaps Unsuspecting Audience

There are three basic designs - standard acoustic guitar, acoustic electric guitar and electric guitar. An electric uses thinner (lighter gauge) strings and has pickups (small microphones) that pick up the sound and send it to an amplifier where...

How To Buy Your New Guitar
How To Buy Your New Guitar

When it's time to purchase a new guitar have you ever wondered that maybe there's some simple buying guide lines you should follow? Well read on and I'll lay them out for you. Ok, so you want to learn how to play the guitar, or you want your kids...

The Top 3 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs Of All Time - And Why

The Top 3 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs Of All Time - And Why

Without a doubt, Jimi Hendrix is one of the Greatest Guitarist of all time. His Guitar Playing has influenced millions of Guitar players. His Approach to Guitar paved the way for a new and forever lasting way to play the Guitar!

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