How To Get The Perfect Tone On...
How To Get The Perfect Tone On Your Electric Guitar

Ever felt that your electric guitar is not giving you the tone you are looking for? There are various reasons as to why the tone may not be as awesome as you want it to be.

How To Choose A Guitar...
How To Choose A Guitar Distortion Pedal

With all the Guitar Distortion Pedals on the market today, it can be frustrating to find the right one that is best for you. This is probably one of the most asked questions as a guitar player that is still working with their sound. I honestly...

How to Customise an Electric...
How to Customise an Electric Guitar on a Budget

Customizing a guitar is a great way to add a personal touch to your instrument. Legendary guitar players Eric Clapton, Eddie Van Halen and Tom Morello all have customized guitars tricked out with thousands of dollars of special touches....

Guitar Accessories: Powering Up...
Guitar Accessories: Powering Up To a Performance Amp

So you want to splurge a little on guitar accessories? Practice amps serve a purpose, but they don't hold up if you try to turn them up to performance levels. Performance, in this case, means anything from cutting through three friends in a garage...

Guitar Effects for Beginners - A...
Guitar Effects for Beginners - A Guide to Stomp Boxes and Multi-FX (Part 2)

In the last article I looked at the main types of effects you'll encounter for your guitar. Here I'll deal with the physical form these typically come in and I'll also, based on my personal experiences, recommend a few to get you started. Since as...

Guitar Amps
Guitar Amps

Guitar amps are used to amplify the sound of your guitars strings (via pickups). Amplifiers fall into three main varieties: Valve, Solidstate, Hybrid and Emulator.

How To Record An Electric Guitar...
How To Record An Electric Guitar - The Basics

An electric guitar differs from an acoustic guitar in that it uses electric pickups to convert the sound into an electric current, this is then amplified which produces a clear signal audible to the human ear. There is a wide variety of electric...

Difference Between Distortion...
Difference Between Distortion and Overdrive

Distortion and overdrive pedals are both sometimes referred to as gain pedals, or perhaps dirt or crunch pedals. These types of pedals add extra grit to your guitar tone, and in the process they can also boost the volume a bit, if so required....

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

The Beatles Books I Own - My Five Favourites

I've been collecting books about The Beatles since my early teens, and I'm now nearing the age of 50, although I admit my trawl of Beatle-related volumes has diminished in the last ten years or so. However, I find it almost therapeutic to revisit some of those Beatles books I grew up poring over and I'd like to recommend five from my collection that I can safely class as being amongst the favourites of all the Beatles books I own.

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