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Chicago Music Exchange is the foremost authority on used and vintage guitars, not just in Chicago, but worldwide. We employ and work with some of the most knowledgeable guitar experts in the business. Customers, collectors and professional musicians alike look to Chicago Music Exchange for guitar trends, guitar market changes and for access to incredibly rare vintage guitars. Whether you need an affordable beginner guitar, a used acoustic guitar or a vintage electric guitar – this well-known Chicago guitar shop is the place to look. Shop here online or stop by our Chicago store to experience the most beautiful guitar showroom in the world.
From the stunning wall of Gibson guitars, to our Fender Custom Shop section, various amp displays, the gorgeous acoustic guitars room, to The Bassment bass guitar shop, the Chicago Music Exchange guitar showroom is an experience in-and-of itself. If you can't visit us in person, this video and photo tour will give you a taste.
March 23, 2015
Sound occurs in nature every day, all around us. Musical effects are an attempt to manipulate sounds from an instrument in order to recreate - you guessed it - sounds from nature. This Audio Guide is a basic overview of the 'Science of Sound' as it relates to music, particularly with the usage of guitar effects. The audio players below each description contain examples; turn up the volume and click to listen. We hope this serves as a useful tool as you explore what your guitar is capable of. Scroll down to enjoy this comprehensive guide.View full article »
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