If you've listened to any pop music from the last twenty years or so, there's a high chance you'll have encountered autotune in one form or another. But what actually is it? Is it only used when an artist can't sing? And how did it come about in the first place?
1 Feb 2021 - 5 min read | 4 min watch
EQ is an essential part of any recording/mixing session and is a key tool in your audio arsenal. But what actually is it? And how can you use it to improve your productions?
18 Jan 2021 - 5 min read
What exactly is a DAW? Which types are available? What can I use them for? Our blog on all thing DAWs explains all...
4 Jan 2021 - 7 min read
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!