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...

Choose the Best Trumpet Straight...
Choose the Best Trumpet Straight Mute

Every trumpet player knows a great mute is going to make your playing sound stellar. But how do you choose the best mute for your type of playing?

A Certified Guitar Appraisal
A Certified Guitar Appraisal

A Certified Guitar Appraisal is not just a one page document with a value on it. It is a report written only after thoroughly inspecting the guitar and gathering information about the guitar builder, the guitar, and the market in which it is...

Songwriting - How Neil Young's...
Songwriting - How Neil Young's Heart of Gold Uses Rhyme As an Accelerator in Its Lyrics

When you write lyrics, they tend to work best when the meaning of your words is directly tied into what's happening musically. Rhyme can be an incredibly powerful tool for tying the meaning of your words to your music. One way to do this is to use...

Fixing a Poor Home Recording
Fixing a Poor Home Recording

Professional recording products are becoming more and more accessible on a consumer level. However, making a professional recording takes more than just equipment. What does it take to make a good home recording? What are some ways to fix a bad...

What Makes Bass Guitar Playing...
What Makes Bass Guitar Playing Cool?

Bass guitar playing is considered by many as cool for a variety of reasons. Oftentimes, the people who would say that it is cool are those who are just watching the performance and listening to the music being played. However, if you are the one...

Beginning Guitar Check List
Beginning Guitar Check List

Going it alone as a very beginning guitarist can be tricky because you don't get your road map through the musical trip that a guitar tutor can offer. It's harder to master intermediate and advanced guitar techniques for those who do not have the...

How to Teach Yourself Guitar: 3...
How to Teach Yourself Guitar: 3 Essential Tips

The guitar is one of today's most played instruments across all genres of music. If you are a music enthusiast, how to teach yourself guitar playing and how to play electric guitar for beginners could be high on your list of the things to do right...

3 Ideas to Help Accelerate...
3 Ideas to Help Accelerate Learning The Guitar

Learning to play the guitar may be a frustrating job for the those just starting out, with all the hand and finger manipulations being unnatural and not comfortable when you're a new comer to holding an instrument. In addition, a number of guitars...

Oliver Sack's Musicophilia - Book Review

This is a book review of Oliver Sack's magnificent book Musicophilia. It highlights his experiences as a neurologist in the amazing field of music psychology.

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