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...

The Six Strings Of Rebellion
The Six Strings Of Rebellion

We all experience that indefinable urge to rebel during our teens, while most of us will grow out of it eventually, some never get over it. Even though the symbols of rebellion are many, however the one most teenagers relate best to is the Guitar!

The Best Guitarists Of All Time
The Best Guitarists Of All Time

 Coming up with a list of the best guitarists of all time can be a challenging task, as it is often quite subjective and taking into consideration that there are many genres to choose from such as blues, jazz, rock, funk and classical. 

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...

Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner
Finding the Perfect Guitar Tuner

Training the ear is an important process for a guitarist. The tuner they choose can greatly affect how well they hear and play music. Here are my theories on how this all came about and how we can use the past to improve our future. You can...

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."

Les Paul - The Guitar and His...
Les Paul - The Guitar and His Musical Instrument

Almost all modern musicians today, especially those who have been in the rock and folk genre, have heard the name Les Paul. Born in Waukesha, Wisconsin on June 19, 1915, Lester William Polsfuss (his birth name) exhibited a profound interest in...

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...

Best Johnny Cash Songs

Johnny Cash is a musical legend that will live on forever. Almost everyone has heard about "The Man in Black" and many of his songs are still played today. The dark attire he wore on stage earned him this nickname and his deep voice could never be mistaken for anyone else's.

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