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I get lots of questions about how to do various things on the bass guitar but, the reality is that there are lots of areas that come together to make you a great musician. This guide contains one hundred ideas that will make you a better player. Save this post, give it a good read and get ready to become a better bass player!
Acoustic guitars are a popular choice for many guitarists because of their versatility and rich, full sound. If you’re looking to add your own personal touch to your acoustic guitar, there are a few easy ways to do so. In this article, we’ll show you how to decorate acoustic guitar in a way that is both stylish and unique.
So your guitar is dead. Humidity has bent the wood, heat has melted the glue and you dropped it down the stairs as a you were running from screaming fans — or just knocked it off the table while you were reaching for your water. What do you do now? Here are five ways to recycle your broken guitar giving your busted instrument a new lease of life.
The electric guitar is a staple of popular music, serving as the guiding voice behind countless genres, from old-school rock ‘n’ roll to modern metal and many more. Today, there are more diverse offerings for electric guitars than ever before, so narrowing down the one for you can be tricky. But don’t fear — Sweetwater has you covered with our list of some of the coolest electric guitars available right now!
Finding the best electric guitar is difficult, but at the same time, thoroughly exciting. The term 'best' means different things to different people, and it's the subjective nature of this which makes the task so much harder – as well as the task of putting together this guide. For some players, the best electric guitar is something simple and utilitarian, and for others, it's a guitar which is dressed to the nines in a fancy paintjob, and has every conceivable gadget onboard.
The Dean Michael Angelo Batio Speed of Light Electric Guitar is spec'd by Batio to be an incredibly fast guitar. Its neck is super thin, slightly rounded for extra comfort and joins the body at a straight angle for extended playability. It has an ebony fingerboard and block inlays that are easy to spot on stage. The alder body has a double cutaway with beveled edges and is covered in a custom Speed of Light Finish that is sure to stand out wherever you perform.
A Nash Guitar is a professional grade instrument that can be both taken out on the road and played in the studio. The high-end electronics make the Nash a great recording guitar. The sophisticated aging make it road worthy and comfortable to play all night in clubs or in concerts.
A unique cross between upright bass and electric bass guitar have best qualities of both parental instruments. It has an absolutely “upright” sound in a compact body that fits a regular bass guitar gagbag. 34 Inch scale provides comfortable playing in all positions and an ability to use any type of bass guitar strings.
Few instruments evoke the visceral response from both artist and audience as an acoustic guitar cradled in the arms of a performer. With its similarity to the human figure, we are naturally attuned to the finest details of a guitar’s size, shape, and certainly its voice.
Schecter Guitar Research has solidified its elite status as one of the world’s premier guitar companies, offering electric guitars and basses, acoustic guitars, and USA Custom Shop instruments to musicians around the world in more than 150 countries. One of the company's strongest assets is its growing roster of high-profile artists, including Disturbed, Avenged Sevenfold, The Cure, Papa Roach, Seether, Prince, Stone Temple Pilots, Nevermore and Black Label Society.
The richness of the process and the journey I take with each client and in creating each guitar is difficult to express in words. This video shows a glimpse into the heart of my craft that inspires me to create my unique acoustic, nylon string, and archtop guitars for players and collectors worldwide. Building a guitar is more than just cutting wood or following a recipe.
The Starplayer Special is a solidbody, dual pickup, 22 fret electric guitar, featuring a contoured alder body, bolt-on neck and a 647mm scale. Its Alder body is contoured for premium looks and playability and then fitted with a bolt-on maple neck. This combination presents exceptional sound and clarity which brings sweet thick tones and long sustain. Duesenberg's bolt-on maple neck and rosewood fingerboard deliver a distinctive attack and clarity not usually associated with this body type.
Martin and Co. will soon resume making its iconic guitars at its Nazareth, PA, factory. Manufacturing, shipping, and repair operations came to a halt on March 19, when Gov. Tom Wolf, a Democrat, ordered all non-essential business to cease in-person work because of the coronavirus.
I like music, guitars, and making something by hand. It seems that it is natural for me to make guitars. Guitars are something more than tools for the musician in my case. I like to use the same stage of artistic creativity which musicians use to make their music and all artists use for their artworks. I hope I can pour something inspirational for players into my guitars. Actually, it doesn’t have to inspire, it could be something to makes player think, and feel.
I love guitars that try and extend the boundaries of guitar design and shape, yet retain some traditional elements. It’s a sign of vision for the future with respect for the past. Joseph Jesselli is such a luthier. Jesselli was the only in-studio apprentice to Jimmy D’Aquisto, the Huntington, NY luthier famous for elite arch-top type guitars popular among jazz musicians. This puts him in rarefied air territory.
This handmade guitar is made with solid Koa wood back and sides. The difference to the sound is unbelievable creating a sound that is exceptional and by far my favourite guitar to play! Yulong Guo started his interest in the guitar as a performer, acheiving a very high standard as his award winning career indicates. His interest diverted to making guitars himself, this is not uncommon as in the case of world famous artists such as Sergio Abreu and Arcangel Fernandez.