Choosing a Budget Steel Acoustic...
Choosing a Budget Steel Acoustic Guitar

Learning to play the guitar is a rewarding pastime; the guitar is fantastically versatile and is reasonably accessible to newbies, but will take a lifetime to master. Much like anything that is good in life, the best things come to those who work...

About Guitar Strings
About Guitar Strings

This article aims to introduce guitarists to their strings. There are many different gauges, types and shapes available to use on a guitar. Knowing about guitar strings will help a guitarist make an informed decision when it comes time to buy...

What Type of Microphone Is Best...
What Type of Microphone Is Best For You?

Beyond mixing great tunes and sounds for your crowd, you also need to communicate with them with your voice. A good DJ microphone can improve your speech sound so you don't sound like your mouth is full of marbles when you talk. Your show is only...

How to Customise an Electric...
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....

Guitar Effects for Beginners - A...
Guitar Effects for Beginners - A Guide to Stomp Boxes and Multi-FX (Part 2)

In the last article I looked at the main types of effects you'll encounter for your guitar. Here I'll deal with the physical form these typically come in and I'll also, based on my personal experiences, recommend a few to get you started. Since as...

How To Choose The Right Pair Of...
How To Choose The Right Pair Of Drum Sticks

Are you just starting out on the drums and confused about which pair of drum sticks to get? Here are a few tips to help get you started.

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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