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...

My Husband Has an Acoustic...
My Husband Has an Acoustic Electric Guitar

Though it will depend on what type of music you play, acoustic guitar can almost always be a great addition to any live show. There are some kinds of music that it won't fit in with very well, but there are also many types that depend on it to get...

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...

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly...
Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube amplifier consists of vacuum tubes which are used to amplify audio, power and other alternating current signals before transistors were invented. This vacuum technology is still used by guitars. This tube amp basically operates on...

Guitar Amps
Guitar Amps

Guitar amps are used to amplify the sound of your guitars strings (via pickups). Amplifiers fall into three main varieties: Valve, Solidstate, Hybrid and Emulator.

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...

Techniques That Will Make You a Technical Guitar Player

Techniques That Will Make You a Technical Guitar Player

The acoustic guitar is an amazing instrument. It allows people with limited knowledge the ability to be a rock star around the camp fire. But there is way more to it than just strumming the chords of Kumbaya. Here are a few tips and tricks you can try to make yourself a more technical guitar player.

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