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10 Most Popular Puerto Rican Singers

Salsa, Merengue, Bomba, Plena, Latin Pop, and Reggaeton are just some of the music genres that embody the core of Puerto Rican music.  It could even be said that one of Puerto Rico's most notable and significant exports to the...

Buying and Upgrading Your Gear Online: Amazon vs Everyone Else

Editor's Note: This superb article is a guest post written by Matt Dunn.  When it comes to searching out guitar or gear advice online, there are dozens of blogs, videos, and websites fighting for your views, money, and data. While sifting...

Are travel guitars really worth it?

Quick Answer: Yes, travel guitars are worth it, especially if they play and sound like a real guitar. The ability to play anytime, anywhere gives you more freedom. Plus, it’s portable and handy, you don’t even know a guitar...

Top 10 Best Metal Bands of All Time

No other music genre can be as provocative and controversial as heavy metal. Invented way back in the 1960s as a vehicle for venting out artists’ frustrations against social and societal evils, heavy metal has grown a substantial following. There are...

10 Creative Ways Musicians Can Earn Money from Home During COVID-19

If there is one sector affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, it must be the music industry. Many artists are displaced, lost their gigs, and unable to play for an income.  And due to social distancing mandates, concerts were postponed. However,...

10 Best Beatles Songs of All Time (Ranked)

It is almost impossible to imagine contemporary music without the Beatles, period. They were part of the British Invasion that included other UK influential greats such as The Rolling Stones, The Yardbirds, and The Animals, among others. However, popular music would...

10 Famous Guitarists Who Died Young

The life of the rich and influential is something only a tiny fraction of humans will know for much of their life.  But the feeling of isolation, sadness, stress, pressure, even turning to unhealthy coping mechanisms to escape problems and...

What Happened to Firefly Guitars? Are They Gone Forever?

If you are here, you might have already heard about the quality of a Firefly guitar and would want to get your hands on one but to no avail because you cannot find a Firefly guitar anywhere. Firefly Guitars have...

What Are Some Chords That Sound Sad on Guitar?

The music produced by a guitar always evokes deep emotions, and it can stir happiness and excitement in the listener. Surprisingly, some chords can arouse nothing but melancholy. Instead of romantic or sappy moments, some chords automatically induce painful and even...

10 Most Popular Mexican Singers

Mexico has a very vibrant music scene; blending its pre-Hispanic past with its rich Spanish culture, it’s no wonder the country has such a huge array of genres. It is hardly surprising that Mexico produced a lot of legendary singers.  Narrowing...

Jazz Music: Playing a Key Role Against Racism

Music admittedly plays an integral part in our lives. In every melody are feelings of the musician. In every line are the stories that unfold. In jazz music, the tune reflects racial and social segregation suffered by Black culture.   Jazz...

How To Record MIDI in FL Studio

FL Studio has changed the music landscape for many rappers, beat makers, and producers. The digital audio workstation continues to attract music makers every day because of how simple and intuitive it is to create songs off MIDI (musical instrument...

Acoustic Guitar vs Bass Guitar – Which is Better for Beginners?

Playing any instrument takes sacrifice and practice. Although bass is easier to begin with, it’s difficult to master. Bass needs you to play easy patterns first, but with guitar, you need to memorize chords. However, if you want to...

10 Most Notable Autoharp Players

Who are the most notable autoharp players in the world? But before diving into this topic, let’s have a bit of fresher about the autoharp. Is it an actual harp? No, it isn’t.  This musical instrument doesn’t belong to...

10 Deep Voice Country Singers

Country music is filled with rich beautiful voices that soothe listeners with their music; from grandmasters to would-be legends, many country singers have commanded live performances with their irresistible deep voices. Narrowing down a list of great country baritones is...

10 Heavy Metal Christmas Songs

You know it's the holidays when malls and shopping centers start blasting out the Wham!, then Mariah Carey, and most recently, every Justin Bieber or Ariana Grande cover of every Christmas song. Not everybody is into that.  When you're bombarded with...

Sweetwater Vs Guitar Center – Which is the Better Music Store?

Editor's Note: Guitar Junky is an affiliate for Sweetwater.com. However, this does not, in any way or form, affect this detailed comparison review. As the two largest online music instrument retailers in the world, Sweetwater and Guitar Center are often compared. But...

10 Best Fingerstyle Guitarists of All Time

It is not easy identifying who deserves the accolade of the best fingerstyle guitarist because there are many. Your next-door neighbor might even have a trick up his sleeve that mainstream musicians have never heard before. To be considered the best,...

10 Best YouTube Channels for Free Guitar Lessons

It is so much easier to learn how to play the guitar today than a few decades ago, not to mention more practical. Thanks to YouTube and other online resources, learning to play the guitar is now as effortless as...

10 Best Guitar Players of All Time

The best guitar players of all time continue to command respect from the music-loving world and inspire newbie artists to follow in their footsteps. While other legends may spring forth in the future, contemporary audiophiles have these exceptionally gifted guitarists...

Punk Rock Guitar Gig on a Budget

While punk rock is already fairly minimalist, let’s take a stab at building a high quality punk rock rig capable of being used live, all for under $500. While punk isn’t the most diverse musical style on the planet,...

10 Rock Bands That Start With D

Names of rock bands that start with certain letters can provide hints of character, so most of us divert huge amounts of time and attention in picking names if we were to form a band, of course. In every rock...

10 Singers With Face Tattoos

Face tattoos are common to singers and artists, and they use them as self-expression or a way of documenting their success and other important life events. Most of the time, tattoos also boost the appeal of various musicians and help...

10 Best Grunge Bands of All Time

The best grunge bands are never afraid to push the boundaries of musical creativity, even if it means filling their songs with distortions, ponderous and heavy basslines, ear-splitting guitar feedback, and down-tuned guitar riffs. With elements of heavy metal and...

The Best DAW Softwares for Recording in 2023 (reviews)

Eye-catching and award-winning tracks and mixes wouldn’t be as great as they are without a DAW software. DAW software is used to make music editors and producers (among others) a lot better. With the best one installed on your computer, you’d...

Top 10 Nirvana Songs

With 18 successful albums under their belt, three of which are studio and five live, there is no doubt that Nirvana is one of the most popular and successful rock bands ever. It took two years for the band to...
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