Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

History Lesson on Power Metal Music
History Lesson on Power Metal Music

Power metal is a style of heavy metal music that combines symphonic elements with traditional and speed metals to create a unique sound. The term "power metal" is often used to describe two different but similar styles: the first being a North...

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...

The Best Folk Rock Songs
The Best Folk Rock Songs

The folk rock genre was built on the extraordinary songwriting of Bob Dylan and the ground breaking representations of the "The Byrds." In the years that followed, a legion of songwriters, bands, and artists, continued to grow this dynamic genre...

The Youth Of The '60s Found...
The Youth Of The '60s Found Their Voice Through Rock And Roll

An entire thought-provoking experience is often had by the individuals who are listening to Hendrix vinyl, Janis Joplin albums, Dylan records, etc. One may be reminded of the very power of humankind to rise up against oppression and strive for...

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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