In this article, we compare the two main types of finish that you'll come across when shopping for a new guitar - nitro and poly.
28 Jun 2019 - 6 min read
A guitar amp is comprised of two main sections; a preamp and a power amp. But what do they do, and therefore what are their differences?
7 Jun 2019 - 8 min read
If you've ever wondered what hybrid guitar strings are, we've got the answer! In this article, we explain their purpose and explore the advantages of these increasingly popular combinations of string gauges.
3 Jun 2019 - 5 min read
In our latest LABS article, we'll be answering yet another burning question: does the number of pedals in your chain affect your signal? We'll be experimenting with different pedal types and signal chains to find the answer - read on!
Head of PRS Private Stock Paul Miles talks about his colourful career with the US company, his favourite instruments, and his tips for ordering your own custom instrument!
The tone of your bass guitar is undoubtedly the result of a team effort; pickup types, string gauges, scale lengths and bridge designs are just a handful of things to consider. But arguably one of the biggest contributing factors is the choice of wood for the body, neck and fretboard, not least because they make up 90% of the construction of your guitar! Different combinations can yield different results, and while pickups, hardware and other components can be changed in time, tonewood stays put once it’s assembled. Different manufacturers tend to have their favoured wood choices, but in recent years the industry has seen a shift in trends. In this article we'll take a look at some of the most popular options available on the market today!
Tonewoods are arguably the most important factor to consider when building or choosing an acoustic guitar. They play a huge part in the tonal characteristics of your instrument, not to mention the aesthetics and feel. In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the most popular tonewood options for acoustic guitars, and how each section of the guitar is affected!