Choosing the Best Electric...
Choosing the Best Electric Guitar For Beginners

Wondering what is the best guitar for a beginner? Read on to find some tips that can help you choose the best electric guitars that could launch your new music career.

Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop
Like a Kid in a Guitar Shop

I am one of many people whose interest in music goes far beyond plugging myself into my mp3 player and absorbing myself in the hits of my favorite groups and musicians. I am one of those people who need to be actively making music and my...

How Vinyl Albums Create...
How Vinyl Albums Create Wonderful Memories

It is wonderful to see vinyl albums enjoying a resurgence in popularity. Just by researching the internet and walking the streets, you will discover record albums in areas that might surprise you. You will even find new artists releasing music...

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...

Guitar Apps - The Practical...
Guitar Apps - The Practical Choice for Today's Future Musician

Smart phones and touch screen tablets have altered the way we live our everyday lives. So many different apps are now available online. These apps can be entertaining, informative, and educational, among other things. It used to be that to be able...

Finding the Right Guitar Amp Is...
Finding the Right Guitar Amp Is Easier Than Ever

Back in the day, there were a dozen or so guitar amps available and although they came in different sizes, they were basically the same. You had volume, bass and treble settings and if you paid a little more, you could get built in reverb for a...

Guitar Effects for Beginners - A...
Guitar Effects for Beginners - A Guide to Stomp Boxes and Multi-FX (Part 2)

In the last article I looked at the main types of effects you'll encounter for your guitar. Here I'll deal with the physical form these typically come in and I'll also, based on my personal experiences, recommend a few to get you started. Since as...

Buying Your First Guitar Online
Buying Your First Guitar Online

Buying a guitar for the first time is a difficult process. If you've never done it before, it's almost certain that you won't even know where to start. But never fear! This handy guide will take you through the process so that you buy the right...

You Can Play The Guitar - Tips...
You Can Play The Guitar - Tips For Beginners And Revision For The More Accomplished Guitarist

Begin learning as young as possible and practice daily for as long as you can. Always keep clean hands with short nails on your fret hand as this will stop your fingers from slipping off the strings when fretting notes and playing chords.

History of the Electric Guitar - Music Technology

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 electromagnetic pick ups attached, to convert the sound into electrical energy for amplifiers.

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