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...

Going From Beginner to...
Going From Beginner to Intermediate Guitar

Everyone at one point in their life has made the statement "I want to learn to play the guitar." From that point there are infinite possibilities to where that simple idea can go, either people start to learn and instantly become prodigies, or...

How to Get Started on The Road...
How to Get Started on The Road to Play Fingerpicking Guitar

Playing the guitar by fingerpicking often takes effort to master; how would you explain those guitar tabs, fingers that have a mind of its own, and your long nails? But with time, you will manage. You just need a lot of patience, determination, an...

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...

Essentials of Guitar Parts
Essentials of Guitar Parts

Understanding how to play your guitar has been revolutionized with the Web. It really is incredibly easy just before to understand on-line using items like Jamorama, which covers each of the bases. Via reading music along with tabs to playing by...

How to Teach Yourself Guitar: 3...
How to Teach Yourself Guitar: 3 Essential Tips

The guitar is one of today's most played instruments across all genres of music. If you are a music enthusiast, how to teach yourself guitar playing and how to play electric guitar for beginners could be high on your list of the things to do right...

Best Guitar Strings for Beginners
Best Guitar Strings for Beginners

When you're learning to play guitar, you want to make things as easy on yourself as possible. Learning how to play chords (especially barre chords), leads and solos is hard enough without struggling with an uncomfortable set of strings. So how do...

The Influence Timber Imparts on...
The Influence Timber Imparts on the Tone of Your Guitar

Many guitarists playing music today believe tone is all about your choice of pickup and one could argue that to some extent that is correct. But did you know the timber your guitar has has been constructed with can play a major role in your guitar...

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...

How to Customise an Electric Guitar on a Budget

Customizing a guitar is a great way to add a personal touch to your instrument. Legendary guitar players Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen and Tom Morello all have customized guitars tricked out with thousands of dollars of special touches. Fortunately, giving a guitar a personal touch doesn't have to break the bank.

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