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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

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

    How to Clean Your Guitar

    Previously, we went over how to clean your strings and the best tools to use for cleaning them. This time, we will be going over the best way to clean the body of your guitar, so you can keep your favorite instrument nice and shiny! The Basics The best thing you can do for your guitar, much like your strings,… Read More »How to Clean Your Guitar

    10 Awesome Gifts For Guitarists

      With the holiday season right around the corner, it’s time to start looking for presents! If you’re having a hard time figuring out what to get for your friends or family that are passionate about guitar, then check out this list of unique gift ideas for guitarists! Here’s some unique and fun gifts that are sure to be a hit.… Read More »10 Awesome Gifts For Guitarists

      Guitar String Cleaning Guide

      Strings are one of the most important parts of your guitar. The quality and overall shape of your strings can have a huge impact on what your music sounds like as a whole. Over time, though, as we play on them, a layer of grime will build up on your strings. This grime actually affects how your guitar sounds. Because… Read More »Guitar String Cleaning Guide

      How to Pick a Pick

      Plectrums, or picks as they are most commonly known, are an essential item for every guitar player. They are one of the first things you should purchase when you’re new to playing guitar, and one of the things you should always have on hand when you’ve been playing guitar for awhile! For those that are new to guitar, though, picks… Read More »How to Pick a Pick

      How to String Your Electric Guitar

        Changing strings on an electric guitar may be intimidating for some new guitarists. They may feel like they could damage their guitar, or never get strings back on again! But, it is not actually that difficult of a task and will make a big difference in your playing if your strings are worn down. It is also useful knowledge to… Read More »How to String Your Electric Guitar

        5 Great Guitars For Beginners

          Do you look at guitarists with envy and wish you could play guitar too, but have no idea how to get started? Well, the first step of your journey, without a doubt, will be picking up your very first guitar to learn with! There are often so many choices that it is overwhelming when you step into that music store,… Read More »5 Great Guitars For Beginners

          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