Guitar Tricks Blog
Posted April 18, 2019

Vibrato and Tremolo Systems Explained!

vibratoVibrato systems on a guitar is a device, usually a tremolo arm, or whammy bar, that is attached to the guitar’s body and is used to change the tension of the strings, which gives the instrument a vibrato-like quality.

The vibrato sound resembles a pulsating change in pitch, or another way to think about it is a when a singer sings a note and holds it, but the note sort of vibrates. There are a number of systems used on guitar to give you a vibrato effect, but before we get into that, let&

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Posted April 11, 2019

How to Clean Guitar Strings and Fretboard

how to clean guitar stringsLearning how to clean guitar strings and your fretboard is important for any guitar player. You may simply use household items like lemon oil and a damp wash cloth to clean your fretboard. In order to clean the strings, you can simply use a towel or a cleaning kit.

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Posted April 5, 2019

Guitar For Beginners - Electric vs. Acoustic Starter Guitars

guitar for beginnersI've played tons of terrible guitars over the years and just because they have a huge price tag doesn't mean they're any good! Finding the right guitar for beginners is important because when you’re first starting to play, you may not know what to look for in a quality instrument. There are a couple of things you have to take into consideration when looking for a beginner guitar, or your very first guitar. Let’s take a look!

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Posted April 3, 2019

Eric Clapton Songs - 5 Classics to Learn

eric clapton songsEric Clapton's songs and work have catapulted him into the Rock Hall-of-Fame as an iconic rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. He’s been part of monumental bands like Cream, assisted with a number of Beatles tracks, and have found great success as a solo artist. 

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