Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Mystique Of Acoustic Guitar Solos

The Mystique Of Acoustic Guitar Solos The acoustic guitar still holds a fascination for music lovers even after all these decades of our ears being bombarded by electric guitar music. Electric guitarists love playing with the sounds they get from … Continue reading

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Guitar, Bass, and Ukulele Practice Methods That Work

There’s an old joke that goes : … “How do you get to Carnegie Hall?” Answer : …. “Practice, practice, practice.” Here are some pointers that I have found to be very useful in developing good practice habits that will improve … Continue reading

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What to look for in a Guitar Humidifier

Dry weather or environments can cause irreparable damage to acoustic guitars, in the form of fine cracks in the wood. One way to supply additional humidity to your guitar is through a device known as a guitar humidifier. These devices … Continue reading

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The Influence Of Blues Guitar On Modern Music

Anybody interested in modern music sooner or later asks the question, “Where did it begin?” Well, if you leave blues guitar music out, you will not have much of an answer. So let us look at where the blues came from, where … Continue reading

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Funky Slide Guitar Sample

Here’s a guitar playing sample that I put together using my glass slide. A slide is a guitar playing accessory that, when used correctly gives the guitar a unique sound. They commonly are produced from glass, glazed ceramic, or metal. … Continue reading

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Choosing a Guitar Teacher

The world of guitar lessons has advanced far beyond the time when someone could teach himself (or herself) to become a world class player. If your ambition is to become a competent player and a competent musician, you need a … Continue reading

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Buyers Guide To Electric Guitars

Live rock concerts were the rage in the 70′s and they are still the rage. The essence of rock music does not just lie with the lyrics; it also lies with the electric guitar and the various sounds that it … Continue reading

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The Acoustic Guitar

The Acoustic Guitar Guitars have been around for centuries. The original guitars were Acoustic guitars, which changed in shape over several hundred years. History The acoustic guitar is essentially a descendant of the classical guitar, which, in its current form, … Continue reading

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A Guide to Buying an Acoustic Guitar

Knowing how to choose the right guitar and how to identify a bad one, will save you from countless headaches, not to mention finger aches. Acoustic guitar bodies come in basically the same hourglass shape, with some variations, but they … Continue reading

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Top Three Cheap Les Paul Guitars

Les Paul guitars are normally priced in the thousands. If you look around there are some cheap Les Paul guitars to be found. Good cheap Les Paul guitars can be found for under $500 dollars. These types of instruments can … Continue reading

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