The electric guitar uses pickups to generate an electrical signal when a string is plucked. This signal is then amplified. Much of music in the early 21st century is often carried in the form of an electrical signal, so it is no wonder the electric guitar has found its way into the hearts of many players.
There are many techniques and controls and signal modifications, that must be understood in order to play the electric guitar. However, do not worry, it’s easy once you get the hang of it!