In a humble backyard abode in South Australia, musician Don Morison has created an industry that has become the talk of the music world – Donmo Guitars. His guitars, with names like Rustbucket and Galvo, are as unique as they come, as loud as they come and in big demand.
Carlos Santana is one of the few guitarists whose sound is instantly identifiable, even after just a single note. From Tijuana to San Francisco, from playing guitar in venues with dirt floors to some of the finest stages in the world, Santana has lived a life of extremes that have drawn him down a deep spiritual path, helping him to balance the dark and light.
…the guitar is such an addictive and magical instrument, even a bad one has her charms, if you know what I mean. If you don’t…well, you don’t. Once you play a good one, you are forever hooked. In fact, at least 70% of my male friends pluck away on the guitar. What is that all about? Why so many? First, of course, they started to play guitar to get sex…
After 16 years of owning a guitar, a terrified gal drags herself to a very scary music lesson.
Little Kids Rock believes that learning to play a musical instrument can transform kids’ lives, and inspire the creativity and confidence that are critical to success, not only in school but in life. This year, Little Kids Rock will reach more than 50,000 kids with free musical instruments and instruction.
As part of International Guitar Month, writer Rob Jones celebrates the guitar by highlighting influential and innovative players through out the decades. You might not have heard of some of them…but you should.
For International Guitar Month, we would be terribly remiss if we overlooked the master — Jeff Beck.
April is International Guitar Month! Because the Life As A Human team has several guitarists and many guitar fans, we’re celebrating International Guitar Month with features about some of our favourite musicians and their guitars. Have you ever had a dry spell? You know, where you can’t get motivated or inspired to play your instrument? […]
April is International Guitar Month! Because the Life As A Human team has several guitarists and many guitar fans, we’re celebrating International Guitar Month with features about some of our favourite musicians and their guitars. Pat Metheny is a truly remarkable guitar player, a uniquely gifted musician and a prolific composer. Always melodic, always interesting, […]
“The most potent way to tell a story is first, to have lived it. And if you’ve lived it then you’re speaking the truth. And when you speak the truth, a listener will feel that it’s true. Therefore, your story will be more contagious.” — Daniel Lanois Daniel Lanois is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and record […]