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...

Why Do You Need a Bass Guitar Case?
Why Do You Need a Bass Guitar Case?

Bass guitar case comes in different style, shapes and sizes. While the traditional ones - which are made from plywood or high-grade plastic - follow the contours of your instrument, others resemble coffins- just to be unique. Either way, there are...

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.

What Is Post Rock?
What Is Post Rock?

Post rock is one of music's more enigmatic genres. Defining itself by what it's not (rock) gives little clue as to what it is. Ironically, given that the phrase 'post rock' literally translates to 'after rock', it is in fact a sub-genre of rock...

Acoustic Electric Guitar...
Acoustic Electric Guitar Amplifier Zaps Unsuspecting Audience

There are three basic designs - standard acoustic guitar, acoustic electric guitar and electric guitar. An electric uses thinner (lighter gauge) strings and has pickups (small microphones) that pick up the sound and send it to an amplifier where...

Vintage Guitar Amps Versus...
Vintage Guitar Amps Versus Modern Guitar Amps

Whilst it's an accepted fact among the guitar playing populace of the world that tube amps sound better than solid state, this generalisation can be dissected into various strands. The first and most prominent is age, those who started playing...

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....

Unlock the Guitar

Unlock the Guitar

Hi, this is Mark and I have been playing the guitar for twenty years, when I first started to learn to play there were few places you could go however in today's world of technology you have all kinds of options. The first thing I can tell you is that if you want to learn fast be prepared to put in many hours of practice time.

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