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We all know that there is really only one way to sound like a guitar pro, and that’s to practice, practice, practice; but there really is more to it than just technique. You have to have a basic understanding of the signal chain that leads from the guitar to the amp, otherwise all that hard work […]
It seems inevitable that whenever a group of “gearhead” guitarists – myself included – get together, the topic of the various types of guitar pedals seems to always come up. Despite the vast amount of information that’s out there, there still seems to be a good deal or confusion and/or misunderstanding about the purpose and function […]
In this post, I’ve decided to break the winners out by price range. I figure that most people have some kind of budget in mind when looking for an instrument. That way if someone is looking for something in the $600 – $800 range, they can jump right to that section.
The most important part of a guitar’s sound – aside from the player him or herself, of course – is the pickups. Terribly-designed and constructed pickups can make the most awesome-looking guitar sound awful, and well-designed and constructed pickups can make a guitar built from a 2×4 sound good. It’s all about the magnets and the coils.