Teach Guitar Part Time - How to...
Teach Guitar Part Time - How to Get Started in 3 Easy Steps

 Teaching guitar is a great way to make some extra income whether you want to teach outside of your 9-5 job or if you're currently at school or university. The great thing is you don't need to be an expert with...

How To Get The Perfect Tone On...
How To Get The Perfect Tone On Your Electric Guitar

Ever felt that your electric guitar is not giving you the tone you are looking for? There are various reasons as to why the tone may not be as awesome as you want it to be.

About Guitar Strings
About Guitar Strings

This article aims to introduce guitarists to their strings. There are many different gauges, types and shapes available to use on a guitar. Knowing about guitar strings will help a guitarist make an informed decision when it comes time to buy...

Songwriting - How Neil Young's...
Songwriting - How Neil Young's Heart of Gold Uses Rhyme As an Accelerator in Its Lyrics

When you write lyrics, they tend to work best when the meaning of your words is directly tied into what's happening musically. Rhyme can be an incredibly powerful tool for tying the meaning of your words to your music. One way to do this is to use...

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...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate...
3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars...

29 Ways to Make Money in the...
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...

10 New Heroes of Piano Rock
10 New Heroes of Piano Rock

Foxy Shazam are a Cincinatti based experimental/progressive rock band that sound like some unholy mix of the Misfits and Meatloaf. Guitars blast and then are occasionally quiet to make way for Sky White's virtuoso piano playing. They claim to be...

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.

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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