Guitars are the backbone of music, and this list of the best guitar songs from TakeLessons highlights some of the most popular and influential songs that have helped shape modern generations, even though they’re decades old.
The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing The Ukulele starts with the basics—the parts of the ukulele and how to tune—and offers step-by-step lessons for strumming and finger-picking styles.
Kala Brand Music’s new hybrid instrument, the Guitarlele, will delight guitar players looking for the perfect travel guitar, as well as ukulele players exploring guitar for the first time.
Want to learn more about banjo history? At the American Banjo Museum (www.americanbanjomuseum.com) in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, you can see more than 300 banjos—the largest public display in the world. See some of them on the timeline below. Banjo Evolution on Dipity.
Breedlove Premier Series Mandolins are handcrafted in the US for working musicians and serious hobbyists.
Maxon Fuzz Elements Pedals Godlyke’s Maxon Fuzz Elements pedals are designed to reproduce the classic and unique sounds of the world’s most popular vintage fuzz pedals. Designers used modern software technology to model and map the complex elements that make up the core sounds of these effects units and reproduce them using advanced analog […]
Designed in conjunction with Ned Steinberger, the NS Artist Capo clamps to the front of the instrument, in order to avoid obstruction of the performer’s fretting hand while playing. It’s patented design is easy to open and close and applies even tension. With its micrometer tension adjustment dial, guitarists can fine-tune the tension of the capo. Designed to apply direct horizontal pressure, it virtually eliminates pulling strings out of tune. Its lightweight aluminum construction adds no noticeable weight to the neck of the instrument. It comes with an NS Micro Tuner mounting bracket, allowing the guitarist to add tuning capabilities to the capo, and it also includes a pick holder.