By Andrew Catania
A guitar has been one of the instruments that make music sound great. However, these tunes depend on who is playing it. There has been a huge stereotype that guitarist has to be males. To a significant point of analysis of what has been happening, this can be said to be plain truth.
In the recent past, the saying of “what a man can do a woman can do better” has been put into reality. Ladies have been seen to be in a revolution of taking up the roles that the general society referred as male-oriented. Guitar playing has not been one of them. However, this has been coming in a handful of challenges.
Taking into consideration that there aren’t many female guitar-playing role models, the unique one who stands to break the norm gets herself cornered with a lot of curiosity from examined in cases where they would want to go public and be involved in some musical bands. Be that as it may, we have to comprehend what causes this. One purpose behind young ladies not taking up the instrument is that the female guitarist has been fetishized and generalized to a degree which is offensive in its mildest shape, and intensely horrendous something else
The artists among you visit YouTube would have most likely experienced channels and recordings of young ladies playing guitar. If you look down at the remark areas of these recordings, you will see a considerable measure of indecent references to their looks, the most pleasant of which would read “wed me” and much more. Individuals post recordings of themselves on Youtube for approval of their abilities. When other females who were already feeling persuaded meets this, they end up holding back since they would never wish to get themselves in such situations. Society has a lot to blame for this. When an untalented hack wears a push-up bra, leather pants and can only play three chords, men will blow up the viewer numbers with their fascinations being other than the person’s ability or skills. Making talented female guitarists sometimes suffer from lower viewership
When it comes to matters performance in clubs and such entertainment halls, you may get a huge multitude not coming to enjoy the music but just to have a look at a lady guitarist. In cases where long and risky performances, women are known to be the most vulnerable. They fear the unknown that may happen.
Indeed, even at school the part of the gang persona related with young ladies who play guitar prompts them getting extreme thankfulness for their abilities. Then it is like how young women who claim to be such a nerd. Then again, the most mainstream male clients on Youtube are in fact practically immaculate. This still leaves the big names and innovative virtuosos, about every one of whom is male.
Lita Ford broke the barrier for most female guitarists today. In my interview with Lita, she said she endured horrific treatment from others. We’re lucky enough today to have super talented, strong, creative women guitarists that don’t have to deal with what Lita Ford did some 30 years ago.
All said and done; I believe guitar playing is more of a matter of passion than any learning. An individual only needs to be self-motivated to try it out. The female guitarists of today are phenomenal with the occasional push-up bra, leather wearing pants that can only play three strings trying to give the majority a bad rap.