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...

Music Mixing Process 1 - Levels
Music Mixing Process 1 - Levels

I will split this explanation up as I believe it will be easier to tell you about everything involved, so let's get started!

How Power Amplifiers Create...
How Power Amplifiers Create Magnificent Sound Effects

Power amplifiers are the one which can convert low power frequency signals to higher frequency signals. Their categorization is based upon the amount of power delivered to the load. Classification of an amplifier is done based on linearity, signal...

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...

Best Guitar Amplifier for College
Best Guitar Amplifier for College

When you're going to college, you need an amp that will let you rock out without raising the ire of your roommate or neighbors. Luckily, there are plenty of impressive amps that both sound good at lower volumes and can hang with a band if...

Guitar Accessories: Powering Up...
Guitar Accessories: Powering Up To a Performance Amp

So you want to splurge a little on guitar accessories? Practice amps serve a purpose, but they don't hold up if you try to turn them up to performance levels. Performance, in this case, means anything from cutting through three friends in a garage...

Guitar Buying - Getting Started...
Guitar Buying - Getting Started With A Practice Amp

If you have limited funds after guitar buying, but would like to own an amp, start out with what's known as a practice amp - one that has a decent feature set (tone controls, reverb, and two or more volume controls so that you can sculpt your...

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...

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...

How To Get The Perfect Tone On Your Electric Guitar

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.

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