• 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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  • The Six Strings Of Rebellion

    The Six Strings Of Rebellion

    We all experience that indefinable urge to rebel during our teens, while most of us will grow out of it eventually, some never get over it. Even though the symbols of rebellion are many, however the one most teenagers relate best to is the Guitar!

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  • 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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Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner

Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner

Training the ear is an important process for a guitarist. The tuner they choose can greatly affect how well they hear and play music. Here are my theories on how this all came about and how we can use the past to improve our future. You can actually...

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What Makes Bass Guitar Playing...
What Makes Bass Guitar Playing Cool?

Bass guitar playing is considered by many as cool for a variety of reasons. Oftentimes, the people who would say that it is cool are those who are just watching the performance and listening to the music being played. However, if you are the one...

Top Secret Techniques Guitar...
Top Secret Techniques Guitar Players Must Know

Guitar players know that it takes more than just theoretical knowledge and skill to play songs effortlessly and become an expert in guitar playing. Along with knowledge and skill, technique is also important if you want to be the best guitar...

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...

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...

Guitar Tips and Tricks
Guitar Tips and Tricks

If you're a beginner (never played a guitar or within the first few months of learning how to play the guitar) then I would suggest that you start learn some of the basic chords, for instance G major, C major, A major and D major. Once you have...

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...

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