1000 Great Guitar Sites - Your guide to the best in guitar music: Guitars, Chords, Tablature, Bands, MP3...
31 March 1998
Links to more Great Guitar and Music resources are being added daily. Some of the highlights of this month's additions are below. They aren't necessarily "new" on the Web, but have been recently added to this site.
From January 1998, new links will appear in the experimental 1998 Guitar Database, which already has over 400 entries! So don't forget to check it out, as well as the original Great Guitar Sites... of 1997 (this is still maintained & updated, as the experimental "dargo" database server isn't always available).
|The "Best of What's New" entries are to be found in the Specials Section. |
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Tab It Version 1.2 - full featured program for creating, playing, and printing guitar, bass, or banjo tablature. Edit and play up to four instruments simultaneously, each chosen from a list of 128 supplied instruments. Notations: hammer on, slides, and bends. Supports playback on Adlib and Sound Blaster compatible cards, SB Pro/16 cards, MPU-401 interfaces, and MIDI devices
Software Downloads shareware+freeware from MusiciansNet
iGuitar Mall - bringing together buyers and sellers. Vintage Guitar magazine's web site and iGuitar Mall is undoubtedly the best source of Vintage Guitar related information on the World Wide Web
"KICK-ART" - A site dedicated to
supporting young Australian
(unsigned) bands. Profiling 2
bands per month it showcases some
of Australia's finest young
talent across the creative
spectrum. Read about the Competition
Spiderbait section added to Women Guitarists.
Aussie bands now includes Aboriginal Bands/Artists
such as Yothu Yindi
New Guitar FAQ and Chords pages added
You can now see 53 members of the Guitar Players Webring
Bubblehead - Perth's internet music magazine
Frankston Guitar Festival 1998
Rock, Blues, Jazz, Country, Classical,
|| The best performers in the country playing the best Australian and International Manufactured Guitars.
|| Exhibitions, play offs, guitar workshops, youth guitarist awards, concerts and much much more.
Where and When?
|| 3, 4 and 5 April at the Frankston Cultural Centre
and other prime venues on the Mornington Peninsula.
|| Bill Dettmer (Artistic Director - Frankston Guitar Festival tel. 0412 524 375) or email Mark
Australian Record Labels added to the Ozzie Bands Page
Chords, Chord, Chords! chord theory & links to all the best chord sites!
ProMusicFind.Com will search the inventories of hundreds of music dealers and collectors around the world. Find the musical instrument, record, CD, video, book or piece of printed music you want -- in a matter of seconds!
Pollyanna On Line The official home on the Web of the now Melbourne-based band Pollyanna. The site includes news, tour dates, pictures... AND all you could ever need to know about the band's pets!
Violent Vegetables all you wanted to know & hear about Savage Garden, hailed by some as Australia's most successful creative export! More Aussie bands...
Jukebox Jive like having a jukebox in your PC! Streaming RealAudio sound
Live Audio and Video visit 1000s of music, news & spoken-word sites, including 500 Radio Stations that broadcast live on the Net
Shock Wave Shock Records is Australia's biggest distributer of independent artists, including TISM, Alchemist, Bodyjar, Front End Loader and Beanflipper. You can download tracks from the artists themselves in MP3
You Am I And Me a constantly updated resource for "You Am I" fans on the 'net. You Am I are a three piece 'indie rock' band from Sydney. They are also one of the biggest independant Australian bands around!
Harmony Central's Guitar Forum
Do you have a simple question?
First check the Guitar FAQ right here at this site!
You may get a detailed answer without having to wait!
Also check other Guitar Newsgroups
Guitar Gallery Located in the one-horse town of Cross Plains, TN, we specialize in the sale of fine acoustic
stringed instruments. Offering mainly, high end, hand made guitars, we cater to the discerning
musician in search of exceptional tone, craftsmanship, and playability
Dad's Weird Friends
Indy band specializing in Beatles & other hits from the '60s & '70s
CSUN GuitarWeb (California State University, Northridge)
Rockweb Interactive is a place in Cyberspace where bands that care about their
fans can invite them into their virtual homes and get to know them. It is a place
where the fans can congregate and dig into the vibe of these bands, read about
them, listen to their music, look at their pictures and artwork, and participate in
discussion about the music or related topics.
If you love the Lord and love the guitar than check out God's Gospel Guitars. We have guitar resources that will
provide any and all guitarists, but especially Christian guitarist with the information and the tools to praise the
Lord to the best of their ability.
Music Archive Channel
This archive of live music is taken from ipNetTV's extensive coverage of Australian independent music. This huge collection of classical, jazz, rock, country and world music is taken from our live music archive and covers a whole range of unsigned bands, up & coming artists, new music, experimental music and so on...
Classical Guitar Anatomy learn about the parts of the classical guitar: Head, Nut, Fretboard, Soundhole & Bridge
Gitarre Spielen has moved to www.guitarplaying.com. GS aims: "To provide the guitarist community a home
on the web. We provide a way for guitarists to improve themselves, laughs,
downloadables, information, a way to interact with other guitarists, and, well, just
about everything else that would be useful to every type of guitarist ranging from
wanna-be to professional and classical to hard rock! Gitarre Spielen has over
one year of experience under its belt and is run by a professional, precise, hard
working, and dedicated staff in order to give our visitors exactly what the web
needs... not a guitar site that is simply thrown together and is done with, but
rather an enormous guitar site that never stops, never rests, and is never
satisfied with what it has!" Sounds like this site!
Guitar101 from music101.com. Lessons, sessions, chords, scales... The Sessions is where you'll find clinics from world-class guitar players in all styles. NEW!! Interview with classical guitar virtuoso, Christopher Parkening and a 12 bar blues session with John Tapella!
TOO BIG !!!
Many of the pages on this site are becomming too big, so I'm in the process of chopping the "biggies" in two, hence we now have TAB and TAB 2, GUITAR and GUITAR 2, etc.
The top navigation frame is now also split in two, offering more options - just toggle between the default main options and further options by clicking on the red arrows above |
|There's also a page being developed for Classical Guitarists. The Band pages are also rapidly being developed - Jimi's moving to a page of his own and I looking for content for a page of Women Guitarists.
Your feedback on these developments is welcome!
Punk brats Green Day return to Australia for a series of shows in March. See the
trio at Festival Hall where they play their only show in Melbourne.
Green Day's latest album, Nimrod, kicks along with their signature
punk-meets-pop formula. Together since 1988, these guys have proved they're no
overnight fad. The re-inventors of classic punk merge their sound with bouncy
Terry Allan Hall
Texas' Contemporary Acoustic Singer/Songsmith/Multi-instrumentalist. "His music is a tasty concoction of Good-time Rock and Country/Folk Gold seasoned with a smidgeon of Jazz, a pinch each of Tin Pan Alley and The Great Southwest, and a healthy
dollop of Down Home Blues,masterly served up through his expressive vocals, wailing harmonica, and
confident command of the 6- and 12-string guitar, mandolin, Portugese Craviola, dulcimer, and Irish
REM TAB links to over 120 REM tabs & chords, plus band info!
The SEARCH page has been enhanced to allow direct searching of databases of bands, tablature and lyrics, for example:
Very comprehensive and detailed music database.
AMG represents the combined effort of over two hundred experienced music writers to point out
the most important artists and their finest music
The Guitar Centre - A guitar site with over 24,000 bass and six-string tabs, plus links and resources.
The International Lyrics Server
52,000 lyrics of all music styles such as Rock, Pop, Oldies, Folk and many more.
Snapshot of Victorian Music Charts as at March 1998
See 100 other Oz Band/Fan Sites! Many of the sites are not necessarily Great Guitar Sites, but represent the homepages of fans. What they may lack in HTML & design skills, they make up for with sheer enthusiasm - Take a peek!
Melbourne Music Scene
5 March 1998 - Portishead, Ani DiFranco, Green Day, Jebediah
20 February 1998 - Oasis, U2, Hunters & Collectors, Mavis, Indigo Girls
Guitar Gods features Jimi Hendrix, Led Zeppelin, Ozzy Ozbourne, Steve Vai and Van Halen links and tributes
Darius' Umbilical Chords - a great tool for teaching - a must for all serious musicians
Musicians Net guitar, synths, keyboards, amps, MIDI, bass, drums, reviews. Of note to guitarists:
Tab & Guitar Web Rings - 24 different Tab & Guitar Web Rings, totalling hundreds of member sites !
If you are new to tablature then check out this: Guide to Tablature
or go to the text version & print it
How to Read and Write Tab - A Guide to Tab Notation, written by Howard Wright
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