Electric Guitars feature articles
Tips for Better Soloing - Make Your Solos More Interesting and Musical
Whether you play guitar, keyboard, saxophone or any other lead instrument, there’s more to being a good soloist than just having chops and knowing riffs. Playing fast is great, but speed by itself doesn’t make you a good lead player. No matter the musical genre, if you analyze good solos, even if they’re fast and frenetic, you’ll most often find t…
Heavy Guitar Sound Basics - How To Get A Metal Guitar Sound
Due to its violent nature, heavy metal needs a particularly polished guitar sound or it might become unintelligible. Here are several tips to achieve a heavy and accurate sound at the same time.
Basic Instructions For Getting a Sound of Destruction - How to Get a Punk Guitar Sound
Ah, punk! Some say it's enough to pick a guitar, an amp, a jack, and a strap (the longer the better), crank it all up and it should sound like it's meant to.
How To Get a Crunch Sound - The Basics To Making Your Electric Guitar Sound Crunchy
After having found your clean sound, let's now look at how to color your sound with a bit of distortion.
How To Adjust Guitar Knobs Correctly - What Are The Knobs On A Guitar For?
Sure, you can grab your guitar, crank up all the knobs and play. But if all those controls are there, they must serve a purpose!
Choosing the Right Electric Guitar String Set - Which electric guitar string set should you buy?
For many years, when we were forced to leave our comfortable home to buy strings, we trusted our favorite salesman to recommend us an adequate set. Thanks to the Internet, there is no need to waste such energy now... But it is easy to get lost with all the options available. Here are some tips to avoid choosing strings based solely on the packagin…
The Best Electric Guitar Manufacturers - The Top Electric Guitar Makers
Here are the top electric guitar manufacturers according to the survey we carried a few days ago in our forums.
How to Record an Electric Guitar - Recording Your Electric Guitar
You have an electric guitar, you have learned how to play it, you have written a wonderful song, and now you just have to record it. But how?
12 Electric Guitars Tried and Tested - How Does it Sound? Electric Guitars
About a year ago, we had you listen to 27 acoustic guitars and sent you on a trip through a 6-string jungle so you can pick your favorite guitar. AudioFanzine now repeats this experience, but this time with electric guitars.
Step-by-Step Guide by BridgeTypes - Changing Strings on Electric Guitars
Everybody knows how to change strings on an electric guitar. Elementary, no? Still it's an entirely different task when it comes to changing strings properly on different types of bridges.