A Great Question: Why Do Electric Guitars Sound Like Electric Guitars?
I wish I had access to this sort of deep information when I was writing all the material for the Science of Rock’n’Roll exhibition. This is great stuff for anyone who’s ever wondered why electric guitars can sound the way they do. From The Atlantic: There’s an old joke in the technology industry: If a product has a problem, simply sell it as a feature. The electric-guitar-effects industry is no different. Music has often thrived on transforming faults into influential sound effects. Before...