Can you tell the differences between a cheap and expensive amplifier? We hear this question time and time again from both guitar aficionados and beginners. It seems that everyone is out there looking for the best solution, no matter if they are pros, regular buskers, or basement performers. Unfortunately, this...
You've seen our guitar buying guides, you've read what we had to say about this year's best acoustic guitars for beginners, and you've probably bought a brand new guitar as well. Now what? If you haven't started learning and practicing your guitar chords, you should start from there. But let's face...
Letting other people hear your music is part of the fun when you're learning how to play the electric guitar. There's nothing like the feeling of excitement and fulfillment when you see other people rock out to your sound. But as a beginner, playing on stage or getting gigs may...
There are a lot of people who believe that each instrument has emotion - a feeling that is attached to it. A violin or a cello, for example, has a melancholic tone, while a flute or a piccolo may sound cheerful for some people. Although this is all subjective, one cannot...
Editor's Note: This superb article is a guest post written by Matt Dunn.  When it comes to searching out guitar or gear advice online, there are dozens of blogs, videos, and websites fighting for your views, money, and data. While sifting through the sheer volume of information may be a tall...
When it comes to hobbies, learning to play the guitar is a fairly popular one, and once you learn, you can even make money as a professional musician. In fact, according to the National Association of Music Merchants, the guitar has experienced a growth of 28 percent when it comes to...
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Thanks to players like St. Vincent, Jack White, and Dan Auerbach, vintage “pawnshop” guitars have been back in style in recent years. Thanks to this new market space for defunct brands and models that used to be known as student guitars, several companies have started re-making the most popular models. Furthermore,...
Sometimes, whenever we’re excited about buying something, we tend to pick up the first thing that catches our attention. Without even minding the price tag too much, we tend to buy it right away because of the fact that we have been wanting the item for so long. It’s also...
Rubato Guitars, a custom guitar manufacturer based in Johannesburge, South Africa, launches their first guitar model, the Rubato Lassie. Behind the brand are two father-and-son engineers, Roger and Oliver Lambson. Few innovations of their own have to be made to develop a world-class, well-crafted, well-designed modern electric guitar. All of these,...

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