Here at Andertons Music Co, we believe that learning is just as important as breathing, eating or using strap-locks on your prized electric guitar. Whether it’s a new technique, the design of your favourite instrument, or simply touching up on your knowledge, learning is the epicentre of a musician’s life.
We’re musicians ourselves, so we’re just as keen to learn as you are. That’s why we go out of our way to curate as much interesting and informative content as possible to suit everyone’s needs! So what are you waiting for? Go forth and learn!
Researching string gauges can be a bit mind boggling and quite frustrating. Here’s a super simple guide to what’s ideal for your musical style, so you can cut the faff and get playing.
Regulation changes in recent years have seen instrument manufacturers getting more and more adventurous and outside-the-box with their wood choices. With more types of tonewood in circulation than ever before, it’s difficult to know what’s what – in this article, we’ll look at the most commonly-used tonewoods in the industry, their tonal characteristics, and dig a little deeper into the burning question: how much difference does your choice of tonewood really make?
Metal guitar tone has evolved and changed massively over the past few decades. Single-coils, PAF-style humbuckers, and of course, the active EMG pickup have left their mark on the genre; so why are passive pickups making a comeback?
You've got your monitors, your desk, your outboard gear, your plugins - but what about the room you're in? Introducing acoustic diffusers!
The humidity of domestic homes can vary greatly and cause your expensive acoustic guitar to become damaged in extreme cases. Read our humidity guide to protect your guitar from humid air.