Month: July 2014

A guitar player playing his acoustic guitar at a wedding
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Just For Fun

5 Perfect Wedding Songs for Acoustic Guitar

Wedding music serves a crucial function on the big day. The wedding band is expected to set the tone, not merely for the joyous occasion, but for the start of a lifelong journey shared by two people. Wedding songs must be carefully selected to mark the significance of the day.

While the playlist can and should be tailored to reflect the unique stories of the bride and groom, certain classics are nearly universally appropriate. The solo guitarist, or the wedding band that features an acoustic guitar, is sure to find success with the numbers on this list.

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18 Reasons the Electric Guitar is the coolest instrument in the world
Just For Fun

Why the Electric Guitar is the Coolest Instrument in the World

There is no doubt that the guitar is the most popular instrument in the world, but have you ever considered why?

Encore Music Lessons has put together a cool infographic that shows in a somewhat humorous manner why exactly the electric guitar is the coolest instrument. I’m partial to the acoustic guitar, but I’ll let this one slide. In case you needed any prompting, some of the reasons involve the movie Back to the Future and the video game Accordion Hero. Ha!

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Is it better to buy a new or a used guitar?
FAQ - Frequently Asked Beginner Guitarist Questions

FAQ: Should I Buy a New or Used Guitar?

Once you’ve made your decision about which guitar you want to buy, a dilemma often presents itself to every potential guitar buyer: Should I buy a new or used guitar? It doesn’t matter if you’re looking for an electric guitar or acoustic guitar, the question remains the same.

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Yamaha Pacifica Electric guitar review
Electric Guitar Reviews

Yamaha Pacifica Electric Guitar Series Review

So if you’ve been looking for some good budget electric guitar options you’ve probably run across the Yamaha Pacifica name a few times. It stands alongside the Fender Squier series of guitars as some of the most popular in the price range due to its high value and excellent playability.

But what’s the difference between the Pacifica 012 and the Pacifica 112? Should you consider the PAC112J or the PAC112V?

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