Tag Archives: Guitar Center
Whether you’re shopping for a guitar or just get warm fuzzies being around them, visiting the businesses making up Sunset Boulevard’s “Guitar Gulch” in Hollywood, CA is a must. Sadly, there used to be several more shops in the area, but over time these gave way to factors like competition and trading in ‘brick and mortar’ for ‘click and order’ presences online.

Sunset Boulevard’s Guitar Gulch

Whether you’re shopping for a guitar or just get warm fuzzies being around them, visiting the businesses making up Sunset Boulevard’s “Guitar Gulch” in Hollywood, CA is a must. Sadly, there used to be several more shops in the area, but over time these gave way to factors like competition and trading in ‘brick and […]

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I was recently asked for advice from someone looking to purchase their first guitar. Given the multitude of brands, differences in style, tone, and feel, and wide range of quality among instruments, this is an overwhelming proposition for the first time buyer. My response to this particular person is given below.

SMG: Advice For Buying Your First Guitar!

I was recently asked for advice from someone looking to purchase their first guitar. Given the multitude of brands, differences in style, tone, and feel, and wide range of quality among instruments, this is an overwhelming proposition for the first time buyer. My response to this particular person is given below.

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Downtown Vintage Guitars is NOT your ordinary guitar shop. It doesn't have hundreds of brand new guitars hanging on the walls. It doesn't have the multiple departments like your local Guitar Center or other big chains. But it has other things that those big stores do not have.... like VIBE and PERSONALITY!

SMG Explores: Downtown Vintage Guitars, Las Vegas!

Downtown Vintage Guitars is NOT your ordinary guitar shop. It doesn’t have hundreds of brand new guitars hanging on the walls. It doesn’t have the multiple departments like your local Guitar Center or other big chains. But it has other things that those big stores do not have…. like VIBE and PERSONALITY!

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You've saved and scrimped and now it's time to buy that new axe! Where do you prefer to shop and spend your hard earned dough on new gear?

SMG Poll: Where Do You Prefer to Shop for New Guitars?

You’ve saved and scrimped and now it’s time to buy that new axe! Where do you prefer to shop and spend your hard earned dough on new gear?

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Today we'll be talking about practicing, what I like to do is practice scales & modes.

I Can’t Believe We’re Talking About (Guitar) Practice!

Today we’ll be talking about practicing, what I like to do is practice scales & modes.

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Sure, rocking out to loud, rude, distorted electrics is better than therapy to cure what ails you, but acoustic guitar might also help soothe the soul!

The Guitar Dilemma: Electric or Acoustic

Sure, rocking out to loud, rude, distorted electrics is better than therapy to cure what ails you, but acoustic guitar might also help soothe the soul!

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