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...

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...

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...

Interesting And Important Facts...
Interesting And Important Facts About Turntable Needles

While today's modern world of music has been turned into a digital soundscape, many parts of this same music are made using equipment from past generations. The turntable has indeed become an intricate and hugely popular part of many kinds of...

How To Record An Electric Guitar...
How To Record An Electric Guitar - The Basics

An electric guitar differs from an acoustic guitar in that it uses electric pickups to convert the sound into an electric current, this is then amplified which produces a clear signal audible to the human ear. There is a wide variety of electric...

Since When Is the Saxophone Not...
Since When Is the Saxophone Not a Rock and Roll Instrument?

Thank you for proving that the saxophone is a rock and roll instrument! This a comment I received recently after someone watched one of my sax videos. Two friends were arguing whether the sax was even considered to be a valid instrument in rock...

How to Promote Your Band

How to Promote Your Band

Promoting yourself in the music industry is essential to success. The days of major labels ploughing hundreds of thousands into new bands have gone and more creative ways of promoting new music need to be used. Of course there are still some traditional methods that have merit... Let's take a look.

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