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Solid-State vs. Tube Amps – Which is Better to Start With?

Solid-State vs. Tube Amps – Which is Better to Start With?

Guitar amplifiers are often broken down into two broad categories, solid-state and tube. For anyone looking to make their first guitar amp purchase, choosing between these two is perhaps the most important decision you will make. The argument for which is a better “first amp” choice is one that...
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Product Spotlight – Fender Player Tele HH

Product Spotlight – Fender Player Tele HH

The player series as a whole has been a very worthy successor to the ever so popular Mexican Fenders. With the new player series pickups and better overall attention to detail, a lot are in agreement that this series is one of the best under $1000 guitar runs that this company has put out. The HH Tele in the series...
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What Is Harmonic Tremolo

What Is Harmonic Tremolo

In order to really understand what this type of effect is doing; you must take a step back. Why don’t we look at the part of this that many people will already understand, tremolo. Put simply, tremolo is the effect of altering...
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Best Free DAWs in 2019

Best Free DAWs in 2019

In 2019 the world has more free-to-access software than ever before. This could not be truer than when applied to music and DAWs. For most musicians, money is tight and finding free options for a DAW can be a particularly important thing. All the DAWs listed here are great for a lot of reasons...
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Psychological Benefits of Playing Music

Psychological Benefits of Playing Music

Ask anyone who has ever learned a song or part on an instrument before and you will know just how true this benefit is. There are so many parts to playing music that boost one’s confidence. The feeling you get from learning ...
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How to Choose the Right Guitar Pick

How to Choose the Right Guitar Pick

The last thing you should consider when finding the right pick for you is the material. Picks are not just plastic, they can be made of wood, felt, metal, and stone. Even if you are sticking with just plastic picks, there is still Celluloid, Nylon, and Delrin to choose from. The coolest part...
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3 Fun and Unique Uses for Guitar Pedals

3 Fun and Unique Uses for Guitar Pedals

If you’re like me, you have spent a lot of time and money acquiring guitar pedals in order to find the tones that you love (and enhance your playing ability 100%). With all the effort we put into buying pedals, we should be getting the most out of them. So, what can you do with a guitar pedal other
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