What to Look for While Buying an...
What to Look for While Buying an Electric Guitar

All that you need to know before you buy an electric guitar and a bit about brands like Fender electric guitars and Gibson Electric Guitars is what this article is all about. It is an almost comprehensive guide to buy an electric guitar.

A Certified Guitar Appraisal
A Certified Guitar Appraisal

A Certified Guitar Appraisal is not just a one page document with a value on it. It is a report written only after thoroughly inspecting the guitar and gathering information about the guitar builder, the guitar, and the market in which it is...

Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche...
Kingston MTD Andrew Gouche Signature Bass

A renowned bass guitar builder and a great bass player, already longtime friends, joined forces in 2010 to design a special, signature bass that bears both their names. The result is the new MTD Kingston AG 5-string electric bass. Michael Tobias,...

What Acoustic Guitar Mic Should...
What Acoustic Guitar Mic Should I Use For Recording?

I see and hear this question quite a lot: what do you use for an acoustic guitar mic? That's a great question, especially for people like me whose primary instrument is acoustic guitar. I suppose the first question to ask back is to find out if...

Beginning Guitar Check List
Beginning Guitar Check List

Going it alone as a very beginning guitarist can be tricky because you don't get your road map through the musical trip that a guitar tutor can offer. It's harder to master intermediate and advanced guitar techniques for those who do not have the...

Why Do You Need a Bass Guitar Case?
Why Do You Need a Bass Guitar Case?

Bass guitar case comes in different style, shapes and sizes. While the traditional ones - which are made from plywood or high-grade plastic - follow the contours of your instrument, others resemble coffins- just to be unique. Either way, there are...

Buying a Guitar - The Right...
Buying a Guitar - The Right Experience

I'm a guitar teacher. Recently a student's birthday was approaching and she wanted to get her first electric guitar and amp. She has been playing guitar with an acoustic for about a year, so she didn't want a beginner package. "Mary" eventually...

The Influence Timber Imparts on...
The Influence Timber Imparts on the Tone of Your Guitar

Many guitarists playing music today believe tone is all about your choice of pickup and one could argue that to some extent that is correct. But did you know the timber your guitar has has been constructed with can play a major role in your guitar...

Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster...
Who Are The Best 5 Stratocaster Users Of All Time?

There have been numerous great guitarists over the years that have made the Fender Stratocaster their electric guitar of choice. Some like Eric Clapton actually defected from a hallowed 1959 Gibson Les Paul Standard to play the Strat.

29 Ways to Make Money in the Music Industry

As an Assistant Professor of Recording Arts & Technology, one of the first thing I'm asked by parents of prospective students is whether or not it's possible to make a living in the music industry. Obviously, this is a difficult question. I can't promise anyone that they'll be able to make a living working in the music industry...

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