Tag: electric guitar

Beginners Guide to Choosing an Electric Guitar

by matt5409

In this article we are going to point out a few things that you should consider before you buy your electric guitar, offering tips from where to buy to playing the instrument.

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1.Electric guitars are best for beginnersContinue reading Beginners Guide to Choosing an Electric Guitar

Must Have Accessories For Any Electric Guitar

by FRANK GLOVER

When you buy an electric guitar, you know that there are accessories that you can get that will make your playing easier or sound nicer. Just having the guitar itself is not enough.

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Below we will discuss what some of the essentials are that you should purchase to go along with your electric guitar and why you might want to have these things.Continue reading Must Have Accessories For Any Electric Guitar

How to Record Electric Guitar

By Fred Grazier

Recording in the home studio is done more and more these days. The electric guitar is well suited to being captured within the restrictions of this environment. Guitar amplifiers are naturally quite loud, so compared to recording violin, less soundproofing is required, not to mention the possibility of using the vast array of Amp Simulators. With Amp Simulators, a good DI or a hardware amp simulator is all you need!

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So all you have in your home studio beside your instruments and amp is an MBOX, a few microphone leads, a dynamic and condenser microphone, computer, monitors and a stand! Not much, but more than enough to capture a great guitar recording. As two inputs are enough in most cases, some interesting techniques can help you get the sound you’ve always wanted.

One of the first things to do is make sure you have a great sounding instrument that is properly setup, has relatively new strings and of course, is in tune. An out of tune guitar is one of the remaining things that you can’t “Fix” in pro tools!Continue reading How to Record Electric Guitar

Learning Guitar On The Net; Benefits and Drawbacks

By Dimitris Stacosta

Learning guitar isn’t done overnight. It requires hours of practice as well as know-how.

Gone are the days you only had two options; either learn if by yourself or hire a guitar teacher. Today it is both less expensive and much easier to learn how to play guitar.

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What is the Difference Between Acoustic Guitar and Electric Guitar

Choosing the right guitar for you can be quite an ordeal. You want it to look cool hanging from around your neck, but you also want it to be comfortable and unique. You see the many different types on television and that makes it even more difficult to decide.

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The first decision that you have to make is between an electric guitar and an acoustic guitar. Knowing a few things about both might help you to make an informed decision.

The difference between an acoustic and an electric guitar is simply amplification. An electric one needs an amplifier, but they are much easier to play. The electric guitar will cost more because you will have to purchase a good amp, and they both cost quite a bit of money.Continue reading What is the Difference Between Acoustic Guitar and Electric Guitar