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Understanding Expression Pedals

Expression pedals are used to control variable parameters on electronic music equipment such as digital amplifiers, rack effects, stomp boxes, MIDI controllers, and keyboards. The pedals do not contribute to the sound themselves, but remotely control aspects of the device they are connected to. It might help to think of an expression pedal as a remote knob that can be… Read More »Understanding Expression Pedals

Guitars Made From Unique Materials

    Most people make electric guitars out of different types of wood. They carve the wood, and then add the electronics and an electric guitar is born. Of course, that is over-simplifying it, but you get the picture. However, some creative people don’t want to stay inside that box. They have different ideas of what materials guitars could be made of,… Read More »Guitars Made From Unique Materials

    The Origins of the Electric Bass

      Many guitarists have likely thought about the origins of their instrument and where it came from. The modern electric guitar is a very popular and important instrument after all, and music would be very different without it. While thinking about the electric guitar, many musicians overlook the electric bass guitar; an instrument that has an interesting history, and is also… Read More »The Origins of the Electric Bass

      Popular Rock Albums of 2020

        This year is almost over, and 2021 will soon be upon us. 2020 may have been a strange year for everyone, but people from all walks of life still listened to and enjoyed music throughout the year; maybe even more so this year than any other. Let’s take a look at what rock albums people enjoyed the most this year.… Read More »Popular Rock Albums of 2020

        Rockin’ Christmas Song Covers

          With Christmas soon approaching, it is time to listen to some Christmas music! “Christmas music is boring,” you say? Well, it certainly isn’t with these metal covers of Christmas classics; you’ll be banging your head to these in no time. It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas – Frog Leap Studios           Here’s a metal… Read More »Rockin’ Christmas Song Covers