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!

29 Ways to Make Money in the...
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...

Techniques That Will Make You a...
Techniques That Will Make You a Technical Guitar Player

The acoustic guitar is an amazing instrument. It allows people with limited knowledge the ability to be a rock star around the camp fire. But there is way more to it than just strumming the chords of Kumbaya. Here are a few tips and tricks you can...

Women Who Rock at The Rock and...
Women Who Rock at The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The latest exhibit at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a groundbreaking and provocative new exhibit that illustrates the roles women have played in music, both in the past and present. The Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power exhibit...

Play Guitar For Fun Or Fame
Play Guitar For Fun Or Fame

So how do you get started playing guitar. Here are two simple tips to help you get started. First, get yourself a good acoustic six string guitar. This is where you learn the basics. You can then move on to the electric guitar later. Second, get...

Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd...
Wonderful Tonight by Pattie Boyd - The Enhanced iBook

The love triangle between The Beatle George Harrison, Eric Clapton & Pattie Boyd is the most famous in the history of music. Clapton's Layla tells all and opens up her memorabilia of never seen before letters & photos in this iBook....

Def Leppard Vocals: A Sonic...
Def Leppard Vocals: A Sonic Touchstone for Rock-N-Roll

You can count on big guitars and big drums as part of the Def Leppard sound. But without the big vocals, you would just have well-crafted rock instrumentals. Here's some insight into a crucial element to the Def Leppard sound.

How To Buy Your New Guitar
How To Buy Your New Guitar

When it's time to purchase a new guitar have you ever wondered that maybe there's some simple buying guide lines you should follow? Well read on and I'll lay them out for you. Ok, so you want to learn how to play the guitar, or you want your kids...

The Top 3 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs Of All Time - And Why

The Top 3 Best Jimi Hendrix Songs Of All Time - And Why

Without a doubt, Jimi Hendrix is one of the Greatest Guitarist of all time. His Guitar Playing has influenced millions of Guitar players. His Approach to Guitar paved the way for a new and forever lasting way to play the Guitar!

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