Computers have been helping musicians for decades now, particularly as once very expensive studio equipment have been turned into software for convenient and easy home use. If you’ve been playing guitar for a while, you might remember the myriad of effects boxes you needed to tune your guitar sound. Well, software (like AmpliTube) has helped… Continue reading AmpliTube iRig for iPhone is a full Guitar Amp & Effects Rig
Interface your Guitar to your Computer via USB
Here’s an inexpensive way to get your guitar ‘hooked up’ to your computer (PC or Mac) – a Guitar to USB interface. Plug your guitar’s output into this, and then plug the USB cable into your computer. It comes with a PC software driver and has this variable speed playback function, so you can slow… Continue reading Interface your Guitar to your Computer via USB
Guitar Hero 5 – Coming Soon!
Yes! This is real news – a few organisations are reporting that Guitar Hero 5 is due to be released this fall to try and increase its target audience with a whole range of new features (not much news yet on what these are) but there seems to be general focus around so-called ‘social play’.… Continue reading Guitar Hero 5 – Coming Soon!
Guitar Hero Cufflinks
What more could a Guitar Hero enthusiast like more than these trendy, superbly designed, Guitar Hero cufflinks? Shaped like the guitar featured in the game, these chunky cufflinks will make a subtle but stylish addition to your shirt wherever you happen to be, and let people know about your love for Guitar Hero! $50 gets… Continue reading Guitar Hero Cufflinks
Article Recap from the Week of Mar 27, 2009
Here’s our weekly summary of featured items from Gizmos For Geeks: There’s a new feature from Google Labs that allows you to ‘unsend’ an email just after sending. Why oh why is the Sci Fi Channel renaming themselves to SyFy? For noisy environments, you’ll be able to get a ‘throat microphone’ from Sanwa. Home improvement… Continue reading Article Recap from the Week of Mar 27, 2009
Illuminated Fret Guitar
The ‘Learn to Play’ Illuminated Fret Guitar has 132 LEDs in the fretboard that can show you how to play over 3,000 different chords! This device really takes learning how to play guitar to the next level, but has that ‘next level’ price tag of $400. With this sort of technology, the guitar can help… Continue reading Illuminated Fret Guitar
Amazon Adds a Music Store
Amazon has added a Music Store to their offerings with categories including Band & Orchestra, Bass Guitars, DJ, Electronic Music & Karaoke, Drums & Percussion, Folk & World Instruments, Guitars, Keyboards, Live Sound & Stage and Recording Equipment. I’d sure hate to be a brick and mortar music store…