The Joy of Music

Our main reason for being here is to help other people become musicians. We enjoy sharing what we've learned about music because it's fun. These articles are about the different ways music has touched our lives.

Apr25
Huss and Dalton

Let’s break musicianship down into three basic parts: what you were born with, what you can learn, and what you can dream. Where do you go next?

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Apr24
Nashville Music City

I’m pleased to introduce a new series here at Guitar Noise, spotlighting the many, many musical Meccas in this wonderful world of ours. First stop – Nashville, Tennessee. And if you’re thinking, “That’s only country music,” you’ll soon realize that there’s a whole lot more going on!

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Oct30

Guitar Trips Great and Small

Martin Guitar Factory

Susan Schwartz returns to Guitar Noise with two stories of recent trips – one to the Martin Guitar Factory in Nazareth, Pennsylvania and one to a small town in Maine where there happened to be an open mic night. You never know where you’re going to find a chance to play and enjoy music!

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Oct10

You never know who you’re going to meet in life. And, given the way things are these days, you also never know who you’re not going to meet yet still get to know and appreciate. Joining FODFest the past two years has hammered home, to me at least, the point that every life can make a difference in this world.

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Aug21

Rocking The Rest Home

If you’re looking for an appreciative audience or looking for a way to give back to the community or even just looking for a way to fine-tune your performance, chances are you can do all this very close to home. Here Chad Andrews tells of his experiences and advice concerning this easy way to make a lot of people happy!

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Apr09

Sharing music is what Guitar Noise is all about and what better way to do so than to help give a little encouragement to someone? Here is a cool story and some advice from Laura Lasley, writer for Guitar Noise’s The Other Side.

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Mar08

Sharing music is what Guitar Noise is all about and what better way to do so than to help give a little encouragement to someone? Here are a few stories and tips from Guitar Noise readers from around the world.

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Dec25

We at Guitar Noise want to remind people of why we run this site and, much more importantly, why we play music in the first place.

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Sep03

Music is best when it is shared. Here is what happened when our film crew found itself in a part of the world where music was the only common language.

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