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 Singing Journey - Learning...
The Singing Journey - Learning How To Sing Like A Rockstar!

Learning to sing is less of a destination and more of a journey. There are a lot of different things to consider when learning to sing and there's a LOT that goes into it, depending upon how seriously you take singing. If you plan to sing...

How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?
How to Find a Clarinet Teacher?

This article covers a number of topics that you should consider when trying to find a clarinet teacher. The principles mentioned within this article can be applied to the sourcing of any musical teacher.

Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar
Top 10 Ways Not To Destroy a Guitar

Over the years I have learned there are many do's and don'ts when it comes to caring for a guitar. Some I have learned from other guitarists, teachers, etc. and some I have found from first-hand experience.

Using the Internet to Learn an...
Using the Internet to Learn an Instrument

Most people go through a time in their life where they want to learn how to play a musical instrument. For some, that may be the piano or the violin. Others may want to learn the drums or a more obscure instrument. In the past, this meant that you...

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...

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube Amplifiers - Costly But True Value for Your Money

Vacuum Tube amplifier consists of vacuum tubes which are used to amplify audio, power and other alternating current signals before transistors were invented. This vacuum technology is still used by guitars. This tube amp basically operates on vacuum tube or valves. Audiophiles usually desire these tubes as tube amplifier is considered ideal for home listening as it produces natural and smooth sound.

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