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Loopers: All You Need to Know

Loopers: All You Need to Know

Loopers. Regardless of genera or skill level most of us have a use for one. Practicing, performing, or for just playing by yourself, these sound on sound devices can make the guitar much more interesting. If you’re in the market for your first or next looper there are a few tips and specific...
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Reverend Guitars: A Brief History

Reverend Guitars: A Brief History

n the current flourishing of the music industry, standing out as a guitar manufacturer is no easy task. There are countless individuals and businesses that stick to making the same style and type of electric guitars
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Introducing D'Addario XT Strings

Introducing D'Addario XT Strings

f you have ever taken the time to experiment with different strings, you’ll be well aware of their importance. Things like gauge size and what alloy your stings are made of have a big impact on both the tone and feel of your instrument. Additionally, all brands...
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What is a Baritone Guitar?

What is a Baritone Guitar?

You might very well be familiar with the word baritone in the context of singing or saxophones. However, you probably don’t hear this word as much in the guitar world. Yes, that’s right, there is indeed a baritone guitar. Surprised...
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3 Incredibly Weird (but Cool) Guitar Accessories

3 Incredibly Weird (but Cool) Guitar Accessories

The guitar industry has come up with some wildly innovative tools and accessories that have bettered the instrument. Things like locking tuners, wireless systems, and digital amps where all at one time or another considered quite weird. However, nowadays products like these now seem quite...
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Product Spotlight: Fat Foot Effects

Product Spotlight: Fat Foot Effects

Sometimes you don’t have to travel far from home to find great tone. For us at Octave, a perfect example of this can be found in Fat Foot Effects. Fat Foot is a guitar/bass effect company located in Elkhart Indiana. Coming from a background in electronics...
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P Bass vs. J Bass: Kings of Low-End

P Bass vs. J Bass: Kings of Low-End

Most bassists will at some point come to a crossroads where they have to ask themselves, should I play a P bass or a J Bass? There is not a definite answer to this question, seeing as everyone is going to have an answer specific to them. In fact, for some, the answer is both or even neither! After all, these
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The Best Affordable Audio Interfaces

The Best Affordable Audio Interfaces

[this article contains affiliate links, As an Amazon Associate I earn from qualifying purchases.] If you want to start recording with some XRL mics or going direct with a guitar/bass you are going to need an audio interface. Interfaces range widely in...

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Should You Learn Guitar Left-Handed?

Should You Learn Guitar Left-Handed?

Thinking about learning guitar… no this is not a Yousician add. The first step to learning guitar is, well, buying the guitar. For most, the process is as easy as typing in, “best beginner guitars” into Google. However, for those ill-fated individuals (like myself) who happen to be left-handed, you have an important decision to make. Yes, there are left-handed...
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