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Talk:Electric guitar

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Types of guitarsEdit

I suggest that the types of guitars section be reorganised and the bit about types of guitars at the top be added

Yuri LandmanEdit

How much of this text did Yuri Landman write? His name comes up twice on the page, despite his marginal, at best, significance in the history of the electric guitar. I'm just sayin'...

Wikipedia Critique ProjectEdit

This article covers a variety of different areas of the history of the guitar and it very well-written. It supplies details of its historical significance to society as well as the questionable original source of the electric guitar. Since the original creator is unknown, they give a couple variables that could have been involved. The sources seem a bit short but I am sure with further research, one will find that the information is very accurate.

The illustrations are as expected; an abundance of electric guitars and their different parts. It does cover the subject thoroughly by giving the reader a guide of the guitar to look over while reading the article. Although the sources seem to be slim, I do not believe it has been marred by various contributors. Because of my personal background with the electric guitar, it seems as though information is not random slander or junk. Furthermore, comparing this article to a conventional encyclopedia, the information seems appropriate and significant to the potential readers. —Preceding unsigned comment added by HIST406-10Sbyrne (talkcontribs) 16:09, October 5, 2010 (UTC)

why it's gone: "techniques" sectionEdit

My vote is to entirely get rid of Electric guitar#Playing techniques.

  • It is heavily HOWTO and has been marked as such since April 2018.
  • It slyly swaps out "guitar technique" for "extended guitar technique."
  • The only citation is a HENDRIX IS GOD tribute to controlled feedback.
  • Using feedback as a wedge, it has stretched "technique" out of shape to include the Fernandes Sustainer and the Heet EBow, which swings the door wide to include any electronic device or recording trick as "a technique."

In sum, it's at best redundant with Category:Guitar performance techniques. After the brief intro section, the interested reader can head on over to Extended technique, so nothing is lost in the uncluttering.
Weeb Dingle (talk) 02:24, 28 January 2019 (UTC)

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