Buying Your First Guitar Effects Pedals!

2022-03-18T10:10:06+00:00

Starting your guitar effects pedal journey can be an overwhelming process for some, due to the excessive amounts of products available from companies all over the world. Over the past 50 years or so the popularity of guitar pedals has been rapidly increasing, first seen in regular use by the late great Jimi Hendrix with his use of fuzz boxes and wah wah pedals. With a million different flavours of effects in all different categories it can be hard for some to pick what their first guitar pedal will be, so where should you start? Where Do I Start? Looking back [...]

Buying Your First Guitar Effects Pedals!2022-03-18T10:10:06+00:00

How Jimi Hendrix’s Playing Is Heard All Over Modern Pop Radio!

2022-03-18T10:08:37+00:00

The influence of Jimi Hendrix has been heard throughout all generations of guitarists since he burst onto the scene in 1967, even being heard today on some of the most popular songs of the past few years. Listeners of what is currently trending in the charts are regularly hearing Hendrix’s influence, even if they don’t realise it. What is The Hendrix Playing Style? Jimi Hendrix is considered a pioneer of the electric guitar. Before Hendrix became a household name in 1967 following his performance at the Monterey Pop Festival, the guitar was seen as a very different instrument. Previously it was [...]

How Jimi Hendrix’s Playing Is Heard All Over Modern Pop Radio!2022-03-18T10:08:37+00:00

Multi-Effects Pedals vs. Standalone Stomp-Boxes

2021-11-24T15:56:22+00:00

The decision to buy multiple stomp-boxes or to just stick with one multi-fx unit for all of your sounds is a decision that most guitarists will encounter at some point in their musical journey. Often there is some stigma surrounding multi-fx pedals in comparison to multiple more specialised single pedals, although as we will discuss there are many multi-fx units that have proved to be very popular amongst guitarists of all abilities and statuses. Advantages and Disadvantages of Both Let’s start with the obvious. Having a decent multi-fx unit on your pedalboard or as your entire pedalboard will have loads of [...]

Multi-Effects Pedals vs. Standalone Stomp-Boxes2021-11-24T15:56:22+00:00

How to approach electric guitar after learning on acoustic

2021-03-15T12:33:40+00:00

It is very common for those guitarists who start out on an acoustic instrument to want to branch out and try something a bit different to see what it’s like on the dark side, and by the dark side we of course mean the electric guitar! There are many factors that will be consistent across both instruments, although there are some differences to keep in mind such as technique, volume, tuning, and the tone of the electric counterpart. Technique The first thing to consider when moving to the electric guitar from the acoustic is if you will need to make alterations [...]

How to approach electric guitar after learning on acoustic2021-03-15T12:33:40+00:00

Importance of electric guitar tone

2021-03-10T13:38:18+00:00

Matching The Song You Want To Play Have you ever sat down to practice one of your favourite songs on the electric guitar, but found that although you were playing the correct notes and chords in time, it just didn’t sound like the original? One reason for this could be that your tone isn’t matching to the song. So what is guitar tone anyway? Guitar tone is the sound or timbre of the guitar which could mean the effects that are being used, what pickup selection is being used, is it played with a plectrum or fingerpicked, and many other factors. [...]

Importance of electric guitar tone2021-03-10T13:38:18+00:00

Shall I learn electric or acoustic guitar?

2021-03-10T13:39:02+00:00

What Music Do You Like? When deciding whether you want to learn the electric or acoustic guitar, the styles of music that you listen to should be taken into account. Some genres will typically favour one over the other, for example rock music will more often be played on the electric guitar where as folk music will favour the acoustic. Although it is definitely possible to practice a song that was originally played on the electric on an acoustic guitar at home for example, it may not sound as close to the original as you would like due to the tonal [...]

Shall I learn electric or acoustic guitar?2021-03-10T13:39:02+00:00

How to start your electric guitar education in London

2020-07-02T10:02:00+01:00

If you are reading this article, it is surely because you have an earnest wish to start playing and you are contemplating the idea of taking some electric guitar lessons in London. This idea of playing the electric guitar has probably been in your mind for several months or even years, but it has sadly not come to completion yet. As adults, we are all so busy with work and various personal obligations, that it is often incredibly challenging to find the time to dedicate to what is truly in our hearts. If your deepest dream is to play the electric [...]

How to start your electric guitar education in London2020-07-02T10:02:00+01:00

The electric guitar – the most powerful instrument that has ever been created!

2020-07-02T09:55:08+01:00

The electric guitar is the most powerful instrument on the face of the planet! Learn how to play the electric guitar and set the world alight! Are you passionate about learning to play the electric guitar and you seriously want to improve your electric guitar playing? The electric guitar is simply one of the most extraordinary instruments ever created. Did you know the concept of the electric guitar and virtuosity has been around for many many ages even as far back as the 18th century! During the Italian Bel Canto revolution the human voice was considered the apex of musicality (Similar [...]

The electric guitar – the most powerful instrument that has ever been created!2020-07-02T09:55:08+01:00
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