Compression is a subtle effect which often gets overlooked. When used properly, it can shape and enhance your guitar tone in some rather significant ways. Today, we’re going to look into what a compressor pedal can do for your guitar.
The CAGED system provides a simple way to visualize the logic of the guitar’s fretboard that works for beginners and virtuosos alike.
Searching for that distinctive and personal sound? Make these Guitar Phrasing Tips & Techniques an essential part of your practice regimen.
Mississippi Blues is all about howling vocals, and the Delta Blues Guitar; a powerful slide-based guitar style. Here’s the players & techniques behind it.
What is a clean boost pedal, and why should you use one? We answer those questions, and recommend 5 great budget clean boost pedal options.
If you want to be a great guitarist you can’t just be great at lead—you’ve got to be a top-notch rhythm guitarist. Here’s how to play rhythm guitar better.
Which of the Acoustic Guitar String Types is the best for your playing style? Compare Phosphor Bronze vs 80/20 Bronze Strings to see what’s right for you.
Is a wound G string or a wound 3rd the right move for you and your guitar? We look into the history, usage, advantages and disadvantages to help you decide.
Curious about the history of the 12-string guitar? From Lead Belly to Pink Floyd trace the mysterious journey behind this popular folk instrument.
Today, distortion and the electric guitar are nearly synonymous, but it wasn’t always that way… Here’s the story of the best accident to ever happen to the guitar.
Wanna capture that chickenscratch tone? From Jimmy Nolen to Nile Rodgers, delve into the history, techniques and gear behind the modern funk guitar sound.
Does the extra longevity of coated guitar strings outweigh the negative effects on your guitar’s output and sustain? Here’s our take.
With all options of guitar pick thicknesses, size, shape, and materials, it can be a lot to take in. Check out our guide to picking the perfect guitar pick.
Are round core guitar strings or hex core guitar strings better? We look at the pros and cons of each to help you decide what’s right for your guitar.
Guitar strings have remained largely unchanged for many decades, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t room for improvement. And we’re all about improvement.