Should I buy this used Taylor acoustic guitar? Guitar guru mefites, help me out! [more inside]
TwangFilter: I've got about 2.5 months to pick up guitar. I'm not looking to play Stairway - I need to play chords and sing along, basically. Mostly folksy songs. What books/methods are best for learning? [more inside]
FingerPickinGoodFilter: I've been learning some new tunes on my guitar, and I've discovered that I really love playing songs that involve plucking two strings at once. Is there a name for this technique? Can you suggest some new songs for me to learn? [more inside]
What exactly is the difference between a guitar and bass amp? If I were to get the latter, could I plug in the former instrument and still get similar bitchin' sounds out of my rig? [more inside]
How does my guitar make a long distance move? [more inside]
I need help identifying a guitar. I'm embarrassed to ask, but I'm not even sure if it's a weird nylon string or a weird steel string acoustic. I took some pictures of it to help: one two three four. [more inside]
Best classical (nylon string) guitar for an electric player? I've been taking guitar lessons for a couple of years and lately dabbling in classical music. I'm considering buying a classical guitar. [more inside]
I suffer from a tendency to develop tendonitis in my wrists. Gyorgy Sandor's On Piano Playing has helped me learn to play piano in a way that keeps my wrists happy. What similar book exists for guitar? [more inside]
Guitar Hero 3 (Wii) filter: Can't defend Lou's whammy attack! [more inside]
I am interested in learning to play the pedal steel guitar, what do I need to know? [more inside]
How can I recreate the Hawaiian guitar sound with a regular electric guitar (specifically a Telecaster?)?
Learning intermediate/advanced guitar via the net filter [more inside]
Guitar teacher filter: What's the best contemporary guitar method book for beginning (younger) guitar students? [more inside]
How do I get a guitar and macbook laptop from Israel to Los Angeles when I am going on a three week detour through Europe. [more inside]
Is there a name for the guitar riff style in Gettin' Jiggy Wit It by Will Smith [more inside]
I want to (re)build a small, mostly digital studio in my office. I write and play mostly indy pop, typically using no more than 16 tracks with a mix of electronic and acoustic instruments. Although I have a ton of gear, most of that will remain in boxes. I'm going for a smallish singer/songwriter production suite. [more inside]
Almost every type of music I love is inspired by blues. What are the quintessential blues artists and albums I should explore to really get a basic understanding of the genre?
How do I transpose guitar sheet music, not tabs, into banjo sheet music?
MANF ANGWA RDASM ORT. What does it mean? [more inside]
Please recommend your favorite acoustic guitar and piano songs! [more inside]
Suggestions for classical guitar tab? [more inside]
Can I somehow create a program (a Bot?) to automatically start a Google search of Pandora and/or Last.fm songs as they are playing? [more inside]
I purchased a used guitar several years ago (Pictures). I'd like some helping ID-ing it and finding more info about its various features. At first I thought it was a '72 American Fender Telecaster Custom, but a few things don't match up. The serial number only reveals its age range, nothing more. [more inside]
Hi mefites: Possibly the whitest man in the world here currently building a bonfire out of all his Fender basses and tossing his standup on top. Anyone know who played bass on Honey Cone's "Want Ads?". I'm guessing James Jamerson, who probably walked in and did it in one take and yawned and said anything else? Sort of a throwaway tune I guess, but Jebus....guys just walk into a a studio and do that? Sorry for the earworm, but I just want to shake the guy's hand so I can count his damned fingers.
I bought my partner a cheapie guitar, but fretting its strings is incredibly uncomfortable compared with my own cheapie guitar (with the same light gauge strings). What could be causing the difference, and how do I fix it? [more inside]
does anyone know the guitar chords/ tab for Chad Vangaalen's echo train? PLease....
Via this awesome FPP I've recently discovered Connie Converse. Can you recommend similar music? [more inside]
$1000, and I want to buy an electric guitar + accessories....what guitar should I get? [more inside]
I've never played any instruments in my life and at the age of 29 I'm interested in learning the electric bass guitar. Will I be able to do this? Or do you have to have been playing an instrument since you were a child? Erm, that's it. Oh, any similar experiences or useful resources would be good to hear about. Ta.
[Music Filter] I'm totally into acoustical guitar and also incredibly picky. Help me find music I like and I'll be eternally grateful. [more inside]
How can I fix sticky keys on a Guitar Hero controller? [more inside]
Does anyone know or can anyone point me to guitar tabs or chords to XTC's song "Dying" off the Skylarking CD? I'm a beginner but I'm determined to learn this song, and I can't find anything online.
the end of the Bob the Builder theme song has that heavy guitar riff "wind down" which reminds me of some tv show theme (like the drew cary show or WKRP) where some guy shouts: "I love you NEW YORK -or maybe detroit--what is that show?
Guitar chords for 'Hippopotamus Song' by Flanders and Swann? [more inside]
Help me identify some beautiful ear-pleasing guitar pieces to learn and play at random. [more inside]
Hi guitarists! Help me identify some mystery jazz guitar. [more inside]
Looking for guitar tablature or piano music for the song "Way Tight" off Ani Difranco's newer album Red Letter Year. Any ideas? Can't seem to find any through my searches online.
I have a Vox Student Prince hollow-body electric with a broken tailpiece and I am hoping to do the replacement myself, but I am worried about setup after the new piece is installed. [more inside]
What would cause my electric guitar’s high E string to fool my tuners? [more inside]
Help me set up my bass rig. [more inside]
Yet another recommend-a-good-starter-guitar question. Criteria: acoustic, fairly cheap, suitable for small (adult) hands with stubby fingers, and ideally an easy action. [more inside]
Guitar recommendation for a 5-year-old boy. [more inside]
Rock Band or Guitar Hero for Xbox 360? Possibly mitigating factors inside. [more inside]
i said yes to playing a gig in a week and a half, and now i don't know what to do. the last time i played was two years ago! i'm so nervous just even thinking about it... [more inside]
What is a very high quality, low wattage guitar amplifier that will not overpower a small room, but has enough punch to pick up some nuanced playing, and maybe one or two on-board effects? [more inside]
I need to rent a Guitar (acousitc or electric) in Washington D.C., is it possible? [more inside]
I'm looking for recommendations for jazz albums with a lineup similar to the one on Sonny Rollins's classic album The Bridge, which has tenor sax + guitar + bass + drums and that's it. (YouTube example.) I love how Jim Hall's guitar takes on the usual role of the piano since it's the only instrument in the ensemble that can play whole chords. [more inside]
I'm looking to buy a used acoustic guitar that didn't hold it's monetary value. Which brands should I look for? [more inside]
Is there a great, free website where a child with no prior experience can learn to tune and play her new guitar? [more inside]