As the godfathers of the nu-metal genre, we've put together a guide that can help you to emulate the tones of Korn guitarists "Munky" and "Head"!
13 Sep 2019 - 8 min read | 17 min watch
Apart from insinuating that an amp is well-made and perhaps expensive, what exact traits make a guitar amp 'boutique'? In this article, we expose their qualities to help you to decide whether they're right for you!
30 Aug 2019 - 6 min read
Apart from their prices, have you ever wondered what the exact differences between Gibson and Epiphone guitars are? In this article, we not only compare their key features but also explain where they're made!
9 Aug 2019 - 11 min read | 23 min watch
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.
An insight into the man behind some of the most popular and exquisite guitars in the world!