I write about music to offer a fleeting digression from the unhappy news of the day.
You should interpret this blog post as well expressed opinion rather than absolute fact. I recommend a tempo of adagio; you may go off the path for a moment if you like.
An electric guitar, like a fine-looking woman, should have a neck that is proportionate and comfortable. Guitars vary in the qualities and styles that catch an individual’s attention and later devotion.
In stating this I mean absolutely no slight upon the many marvelous instrumentalists who play, say, an oboe or a tambourine. Deft description should run in an open pasture of personal application.
For those who have not spent the last 60 years ruminating upon electric guitars, I will offer a short primer. There are two basic models; everything else is of attractive hybrid. There is the bolt-on neck and clean pickups of a Fender model or the glued-on neck and less ethereal sound of a Gibson. After that, it is all proportion, individual recipe, and feel. more