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Equipment Beginner Guitarists Must Have Part II: Electrics

April 4, 2019 10:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

While the process of playing an electric and an acoustic guitar is largely similar, the equipment needed to make them sound great can differ slightly. Acoustic guitars rely on a hollow wooden body to make the reverberations of the strings resonate. Electric guitars, meanwhile, are made of a solid wooden body that doesn’t resonate. They rely on electric pickups to collect the sound of the strings reverberating, and translate it to electric signals that are then sent to and read by an amplifier. This means that the investment required to start playing electric guitar is often a bit more substantial... View Article

Equipment Beginner Guitarists Must Have, Part I: Acoustics

March 21, 2019 10:50 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Learning how to play guitar is a fun way to pick up a new skill, kill some time and develop a deeper appreciation for music. While many people assume that learning to play an instrument is an expensive, demanding hobby, the fact of the matter is that you can pick up the guitar with relative ease and very little investment. While professional lessons are obviously the best way to learn to play guitar, there are a number of free online videos and tutorial series that you can use to pick up the basics and teach yourself. When learning on an... View Article