Music Gear News
Musicians 'can push boundaries on acoustic guitar'
Acoustic guitar players have the opportunity to push the musical boundaries of what can be achieved with the instrument.
This is according to an article on the Alt Sounds website, which explained that acoustic guitars are often used as a starting point for composing tracks by songwriters.
It added that the guitar is one of the most popular musical instruments around and the possibilities of what can be achieved when using one are wide and varied.
"[There is a lot of] manipulation capable with the acoustic guitar - you can strum, pick, slap, tap and slide it," the piece pointed out.
It named artists such as Neil Young, Bon Iver and Rodrigo y Gabriela as worthy of mention in helping to expand the boundaries of what can be played on an acoustic guitar.
Last month, it was revealed that Oyster House - the company behind the London Drum Show – is looking to host an acoustic guitar conference in the UK next year, reported MI-Pro.
ÂPosted on 26 Aug 2010 16:20 to category : Instruments News
Related Music News
The Electro Harmonix Nano Big Muff Pi, Hot Tubes and Soul Food have all been given Gold Awards by Guitar World Magazine.
When you purchase Traktor Kontrol X1, you'll receive a free copy of Traktor Pro 2 to download upon registration.
Starting today, purchase Native Instruments Komplete 9 Crossgrade software separately for just £169, or save up to £160 on Maschine bundles.
Roland have released the first sound library for the new FA-06 and FA-08 Music Workstations.
We've all been watching the demo videos, some of us have even been lucky enough to use the new products, but if you have a question about the new AIRA gear you just can't find an answer for, you're in luck!
Orange are launching limited edition versions of their amps... with white finishes!
Recent Music News
Novation bundle the Launchpad S and Launch Control hardware together... and that's not all.
We've put together a scientifically-accurate test to find out which trade show conquers all.
DigiTech are reintroducing two of their most popular pedals, the DOD Overdrive Preamp 250 and Phasor 201.
Throughout March, PreSonus are offering 50% off PreSonus Studio One 2 Professional and upgrades.
Novation are celebrating their heritage by releasing a free 800MB sample pack a competition to win your choice of Novation synth. The closing date has now been extended.
We're pleased to announce that we now stock Dean Markley strings at Gear4music!