How And Why You Should Tune Your Guitar

There is a standard, as there always seems to be, involved in a guitar tuning and it is conveniently labeled the standard guitar tuning method. The standard involves tuning the strings from the thickest to the thinnest. The order should be E, A, D, G, B, E. This method is the easiest methods because it…

Emg Guitar Pickups

The most common EMG pickups are the EMG 81 and 85. The EMG 81 is usually considered to be the lead pickup and is more commonly used in the bridge position, while the EMG 85 is mainly used as a rhythm pickup more used in the neck position. In my opinion, for the Les Paul…

Guitar Hero 2 For The Sony Playstation 2 (PS2)

An estimated 75, 000 people are packed together in one giant venue, all of them screaming your band’s name in unison. The lights dim and you make your last-minute preparation before you finally hit the stage to render your fans some of your greatest hits. You slid the guitar over your shoulder and the crowd’s…

How Do Different Types Of Guitar Strings Effect Your Sound?

There are so many different brands of guitar strings out there, and within the brands there are many different gauges and types. This can be overwhelming for beginners, so I want to briefly discuss different types of strings and associated sizes and why you want to carefully consider the types of strings you would want…

Learning The Guitar Is So Different Today

Those who know how to play the instrument want to explore ways to improve their playing skills. When learning how to play the guitar you will here guitar jargon, these types of words were created so guitar people are able to communicate with each other in their own context. The speed and confidence you have…

Learning Guitar Basics

How is a guitar constructed? One of the basic reasons to learn guitar basics, is to know the different parts of a guitar. As you progress, you will meet different terms for the parts of a guitar and if you do not know those terms, you can find yourself struggling to learn the guitar. First…

Why You Should Take Online Guitar Lessons

Many people want to learn to play the guitar but never get to actually commit to doing it. It’s a real shame because the guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments. It has a great sound and it can be used to play almost any type of song or melody, plus it’s relatively…

A Look At The History Of The Electric Guitar

electric, guitar, music, history, gibson, rickenbacker Article Body: Electric Guitars The Electric guitar hasn’t been around nearly as long as the Acoustic and Classical guitars. In fact, the Electric guitar was created just 70 years ago (the 1930s) by Adolph Rickenbacker. Since that time, the Electric guitar has greatly evolved to the where it is…

Learn How To Play Guitar Free

Article Body: You can learn to play guitar free. How? I hear you ask. With the power of the internet, of course. No longer are expensive guitar instructor lessons required for you to master your guitar playing. You simply need to do a quick web search, find the guitar tabs you are after and begin…

What You Should Know About Guitar Strings

guitar strings, electric guitar strings, strings for guitar Article Body: Generally speaking there are two types of guitar strings that are made. Steel – used on electric and acoustic guitars Nylon – primarily used on classical and flamenco guitars Guitar strings are normally wound with either type of nickel, brass, or copper alloy. On most…