Electric Guitars – Everthing You Need to Know.

Last update 27/07/2023 Our electric guitar buying guide will help you choose the best electric guitar that is the right one for you. This guide is for anyone from beginners to experienced players. Choosing an electric guitar is much easier if you know how to make an informed decision. Table of contentsWhich is the best electric guitar for you? You will be ready to purchase once you understand the differences and variations between various manufacturers' vast selection of electric guitar types. Hang on to your hat tightly; we will now begin. Get ready for first things first. Which is the [...]

2023-08-26T12:41:49+10:00July 21st, 2023|

Classical Guitars – Everthing You Need to Know.

Last update 26/8/2023 If you have decided that the classical guitar is the right type for you, we will concentrate on this type of guitar. Our information will also hold you in good stead if you decide to buy a different acoustic guitar later. Which is the best classical guitar for you? Classical guitars or Spanish guitar is used for Classical music. The acoustic guitar type features a wooden construction with nylon (gut string) strings. The Classical guitar, when played, is held and strummed or plucked using the following traditional techniques. Common playing styles for Classical guitar Classical guitarists play [...]

2023-08-26T12:33:08+10:00July 21st, 2023|

Bass guitars – Everthing you need to know.

Last update 27/07/2023 Part melody, part rhythm, no one can deny a bass guitar importance in today's popular music. Our bass guitar buying guide covers all the critical information you need to know about the best bass guitar. Table of contentsBass guitars | ConstructionTonewoods | A comparisonAsh and AlderAgathisMahoganyBasswoodMaple6, 5, or 46 Strings?Fretted vs. FretlessAcoustic Bass Guitars Which is the best bass guitar for you? The marketplace for electric bass guitars can be very confusing, just as with most other guitar types, electric guitars, for example. The array of options and configurations can make your head spin. However, we aim [...]

2023-08-26T13:55:52+10:00July 21st, 2023|

The Ultimate Guide to Tune a Guitar Online

Last update 26/8/2023 Are you tired of your guitar sounding out of tune every time you pick it up? Don't fret! In today's digital age, tuning your guitar has never been easier. Say goodbye to expensive tuners and hello to online solutions that will have your guitar sounding perfect in no time. In this ultimate guide, we will explore quick tips and tools for tuning a guitar online to achieve that perfect pitch every time you play. Whether you're a seasoned guitarist or just starting out, this guide will provide you with the knowledge and resources to ensure your guitar [...]

2023-08-26T11:46:49+10:00July 19th, 2023|

A Guide to Recording Guitars at Home | the Basics

Last update 26/8/2023 [/fusion_dropcap]ecording guitars is not as complicated as it once was. These days, you can have your home studio set up ready to start recording an acoustic or electric guitar quickly. The best part is it won't break the bank. With the pandemic running rampant for the last two years, recording studios had no choice but to close. As a consequence, there have been no studio work or live shows. Table of contentsRecording guitarsFirst things firstHeadphones and studio monitorsThe InterfaceMicrophonesWhat software do you need?DAW softwareOther DAW'sPlugins/VST-sDigital amp simsBest practices of recording a guitar at home.Recording best practicesFinal thoughts [...]

2023-08-26T11:28:05+10:00March 21st, 2022|

Strategies for Guitar Solo’s Over Chord Changes (Advanced)

Last update 26/8/2023 This is a guitar solos tutorial for intermediate to advanced guitar players. Table of contentsGuitar Solos | Unusual chord progression?How to play your guitar solo over non-diatonic chords?Blend the pentatonic with chord tonesFollow the chordsTrust your earsEar trainingUse modesFinal thoughts - soloing over chord changes. Let's deal with a hypothetical for the sake of this tutorial. You are playing over an unusual chord progression; you notice a chord that sounds, let's say, "off." How would you go about correcting the situation? Guitar Solos | Unusual chord progression? Let's begin by reviewing some music theories before diving into [...]

2023-08-26T11:21:31+10:00January 6th, 2022|

Guitar String Bending Techniques – Strategies

When playing the guitar, having the ability to bend strings and achieve the sweet notes 'in-between"great guitar string bending technique is what makes a guitar player sound truly special. Table of contentsGuitar string bending techniqueTypes of single-string bendsHalf step bend However, bending guitar strings is more than simply altering the string's pitch. It's a unique signature for a guitarist. As such, it's essential to know the various basic types of bends to make them your own. We prepared the following video performance and a detailed explanation of the bends used in this article. Guitar string bending technique The central concept for [...]

2023-08-26T11:18:59+10:00December 31st, 2021|

Guitar Triads and Spread Triads | a Caged System Alternative

Last update 30/8/2023 This video tutorial will show you how to use triads instead of the caged system to further your playing skills. Table of contentsPart one - Triads vs. caged systemWhat is the CAGED system?What Are Triads?Major and minor chordsWhy is the CAGED system limited?Why is learning triads useful?Inverted ChordsUseful DiagramsHow about 7th chords and other extensions?How do you practice guitar triads?1-minute changesSoloing over one chordFinal thoughtsWhat are Spread Triads?What are the advantages of using spread Triads?Significant advantages of using spread triadsThis method offers many sonic possibilities when improvising.You can visualize intervals easily.Useful DiagramsHow to practice Spread Triads on [...]

2023-08-30T16:37:37+10:00December 9th, 2021|

Guitar Advice | Your Facebook Group

Our guitar advice Facebook group allows any member to interact with another. If you have questions about guitars or guitar playing, post them. About our group Join our Guitar advice Facebook group. Meet other guitar players seeking answers to questions about guitars or guitar playing. Above all, it's straightforward to post and check the Facebook group for updates on any device, anytime. We encourage questions or answers relating to advice about guitars or guitar playing. Furthermore, if you have any photos of your guitars, then, by all means, post them to our Facebook group. By the way, the process is [...]

2023-08-26T11:03:50+10:00November 11th, 2021|

How to Choose the Right String Gauge for Acoustic Guitars

Last update 22/9/2023 Acoustic guitars are stringed instruments usually built from wood (tonewoods). The design and materials used will determine the guitar's overall tone, and for the most part, most of the instrument's parts are challenging to change, while others are relatively easy to swap out. The most obvious is the guitar strings. Table of contentsClassification and Nomenclature of String GaugesHow String Gauge Impacts Your ToneHow String Gauge Impacts Your PerformanceBeginnersPreferred Genres and Playing StylesPreferred TuningYour Guitar's Body Style and SizeConsider your guitar's scale length.String gauge 10String gauge 11Guitar string 9 gaugeConclusion One of the most critical factors concerning strings [...]

2023-09-22T09:10:49+10:00June 17th, 2021|

Distortion Effects Explained

Last update 20/9/2023 Distortion, in context to the electric guitar. A specific type of tone is often described as "gritty," growling, or ballsy. It's usually achieved by high-gain settings on an amp. The opposite of distortion is, referred to as a "clean" or low gain tone. Table of contentsDistortion pedals - What's the difference between overdrive, distortion, and fuzz?Classic DistortionOverdriveFuzzOk, So What Is "Boost" Then?What Distortion Devices Do to a Guitar SignalSoft, Hard, and Extreme ClippingIn Conclusion Distortion pedals are designed to allow the player to dial in the type of distortion desired. For most players, the level of distortion [...]

2023-09-20T14:47:30+10:00May 2nd, 2021|

Guitar Scale Length | How to Decide What Is Right for You

 Last update 20/9/2023 For many beginners, the concept of a guitar scale length may not seem all that important. We mean, all guitars pretty much look the same, right? Why would someone even need to consider scale length as a factor? Table of contentsWhat is the scale length of a guitar?Understanding guitar scale lengthDo all guitars have the same scale length?The effects of scale length on playabilityString tensionFret spacingScale Length and Small HandsString actionConclusion The scale length of your guitar will make much more of a difference than you think. It has a considerable impact on just about every facet [...]

2023-09-20T14:22:14+10:00March 21st, 2021|
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