What to Look for While Buying an...
What to Look for While Buying an Electric Guitar

All that you need to know before you buy an electric guitar and a bit about brands like Fender electric guitars and Gibson Electric Guitars is what this article is all about. It is an almost comprehensive guide to buy an electric guitar.

How To Choose A Guitar...
How To Choose A Guitar Distortion Pedal

With all the Guitar Distortion Pedals on the market today, it can be frustrating to find the right one that is best for you. This is probably one of the most asked questions as a guitar player that is still working with their sound. I honestly...

5 Facts About The Legendary...
5 Facts About The Legendary Guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan

Stevie Ray Vaughan was one of the more influential guitar players of our lifetime and tragically he lost his life when in 1990, the helicopter he was in crashed into a ski slope in Wisconsin. His cds and his fantastic blues electric guitar playing...

The Importance of Tuning Your Drums
The Importance of Tuning Your Drums

An amazing drum solo starts with a well-tuned drum set. Nothing is more annoying from an audience ear than the sound of a sloppy beat and out-of-synch drum work. That is why you always need to check the overall tone of your drum kit.

Modern Music: Rock Rot
Modern Music: Rock Rot

Whenever I'm out driving and I listen to Modern Rock Radio one band always catches my ear; The Foo Fighters. I told my son one day when they came on and after I asked him who it was, "I think I like the Foo Fighters."

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...

Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney
Famous Bass Lines of Paul McCartney

When the Beatle's started out, no one dared to touch the bass parts. For musicians back then, playing bass was too boring at best. It all changed when Macca, a music prodigy, grabbed the position and he permanently changed the way music fans look...

Guitar Pick
Guitar Pick

What is a pick? Mostly made out of plastic but sometimes made of metal, picks are used by guitarists for decades. When playing a lot the fingers may start to hurt because strings are generally metal and they can take their toll on soft picking...

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...

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 can't promise anyone that they'll be able to make a living working in the music industry...

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