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...

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...

Timeline of the Guitar
Timeline of the Guitar

The modern day guitar does not need and elaborate introduction to many of us. The six stringed instrument has a rigid neck and a body to which the strings are strapped. Modern categories include acoustic and electrical guitars, where the acoustic...

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...

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...

Learn to Play Guitar in 6 Simple...
Learn to Play Guitar in 6 Simple Steps

This article will provide you with a good start in becoming a guitar player. Follow these six simple steps to learning to play the guitar and you will be well on your way to learning to play the guitar.

The 4 Best Rock Bands of the 80s
The 4 Best Rock Bands of the 80s

The 1980s was a great decade for rock, and you may even have a number of albums from well-known rock acts lurking around in your record collection. But which were the best rock bands from the 1980s? Here are four of the best that should be present...

How To Improve Your Guitar...
How To Improve Your Guitar Playing With And Without A Metronome

Do you think that using a metronome is important for improving your guitar playing? Here is how you should use the metronome in your guitar practicing in order to make faster progress as a musician.  On this issue, guitar players tend to fall into...

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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