Laurie Hansen, a 62-year-old inventor with osteoarthritis, developed Rock-iT Barre, a device allowing players to play 108+ chords without bending their fingers. A rocking motion allows players to switch from major to minor chords with ease. The Rock-iT Barre is adjustable, allowing it to be used on various sizes of guitars and ukuleles. It can […]
Learning a new instrument can be really fun and exciting, especially when you have the drive to teach yourself. When learning guitar, there are some common mistakes that you can make when you don’t have an instructor or lesson teacher there to help. Fortunately, Bobby, the Guitar Answer Guy, shares some tips on fixing these […]
It is entirely possible to have a long, successful guitar career without much musical theory knowledge. But, theory is great to know for a variety of guitar-related tasks and activities, such as songwriting, teaching, and accompanimental playing.
As you might imagine, it’s very difficult to jump in and start making money as a professional bass player. You need to be great at networking, have a large family of connections, and have a name for yourself when it comes to being reliable.
Restringing a guitar isn’t necessarily a particularly difficult task, but it is important to be sure you are putting the right type of strings on your guitar.
One of the most important things to think about when considering guitar care and maintenance is humidity. Most guitars are made of wood, which means they can warp and become damaged in a variety of climates.