23 Apr 2019 - 11 min read
What makes Alvarez guitars stand out from the crowd? We explore the ins and outs of one of the most diverse acoustic ranges on the market...
16 Apr 2019 - 5 min read | 36 min watch
BOSS pedals are known for their rugged reliability - but how and why are they so tough?
21 Mar 2019 - 6 min read | 6 min watch
Matt and Rabea attempt to nail the tones of Prog Metal titans Mastodon with an unlimited bank-busting budget!
Should you replace your guitar strings all at once, or one at a time? This is a common question that splits the guitar community, with many believing that changing all your strings at once can affect your guitar's setup. In this article, we find out if that's the case!
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?