• How To Get The Most Out Of Your Guitar Lesson

    By Richard Oldfield
    In April 19, 2010
    Being prepared for your guitar lesson will ensure that you get the most out of your time spent with your teacher. Following the few steps listed below will help facilitate a better understanding of the material covered in the lesson. No distractions Keep all distractions at bay for the...
  • The Role of the Bassist in a Band

    By Daniel Herber
    In April 19, 2010
    The role of the bassist in a band is the sonic link between the rhythmical and melodic elements of any band. With drums, it provides the backbone. In addition, the traditional function of the bass guitar is to flesh out any bands’ sound by being played in such a...
  • Fender Stratocaster: The Industry Standard Guitar?

    By Stefan Vos
    In April 14, 2010
    The Fender Stratocaster has been with us for quite a while now. Leo Fender, George Fullerton and Freddie Tavares designed the Stratocaster in 1954 as a follow-up model to the Telecaster. It incorporated more ‘space-age’, futuristic elements than the flat slab of the ‘Tele’: a double-cutaway, a contoured body...
  • Acoustic vs Electric

    By Richard Globisch
    In April 9, 2010
    A common question for beginners to ask is: ”Is there a difference between playing acoustic guitar and electric guitar?” No matter whether you’re talking about learning the instrument as an object of study, or just playing it, the answer is “Yes”. Concerning learning to play the guitar, either an...
  • The Correct Way To Practice Guitar

    By Anthony Bierman
    In April 9, 2010
    Let’s look at the correct way to practice guitar with the following tips. – Put in the hours : The most important thing to do when practicing is to master discipline, practice often and as regular as you can. Anyone can find the time to practice they just have...