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6 More Awesome Gifts for Guitarists

    Christmas is almost here, and tis’ the time of giving! Are you still looking for the perfect gift for the guitar player in your life, even after checking out our previous list of 10 interesting gifts for guitarists? Well, we’ve got you covered with 6 more unique and interesting gift ideas!   Guitar Pen Holder Do you have a guitarist… Read More »6 More Awesome Gifts for Guitarists

    Early History of the Amplifier

    Last week, we talked about the history of electric guitars and how the first ones came to be. However, we may be forgetting about one very important item used for playing electric guitars; amplifiers. Amplifiers have some interesting history behind them, too, and they weren’t always as advanced and reliable as they are now. Let’s take a look at the… Read More »Early History of the Amplifier

    The Origins of the Electric Guitar

    [vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Acoustic guitars have a long and interesting history, as we previously discussed on the blog, but did you know that electric guitars have a pretty interesting history as well? Electric guitars are a more modern instrument that were created after the acoustic guitar, and they may be a little more modern than you previously thought. While acoustic guitars became hugely… Read More »The Origins of the Electric Guitar

    The Early History of Guitars

      The guitar is, no doubt, an awesome instrument. With it, musicians have the power to create either soft, gentle music or hard, head-thrashing beats; these instruments sound great doing both! Did you know, though, that the modern guitar did not always exist in its current form? It sort of “evolved” over time to become what it has today. The very… Read More »The Early History of Guitars

      Making the Transition to Transistors

        Looking for that rich, warm, smooth tone? Throw out your tubes and replace them with transistors. No, really! We often talk around here about tubes vs solid state. Whether you believe you can hear the difference or not, there is some consensus, at least in the most extreme examples, that smooth, warm, round, rich, gentle etc. are ‘tubey’ sounds, and… Read More »Making the Transition to Transistors

        Guitar Pedals: A Short History

          Guitar pedals are wonderful devices that enable musicians to create interesting and unique sounds in their music, and most of us use them without a second thought. It’s rare to find a guitarist without some sort of pedal in their arsenal; even those who play recreationally have at least one or two trusty pedals. They simply just exist, and always… Read More »Guitar Pedals: A Short History