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Fender Mustang Lt25 Review | Is It More Than Just a Practice Amp?

Last update: 24/9/2023. Fender's collection of amps has a lot to offer in useful features and great tone. We're all familiar with their excellent classic tube-driven amps of old, which guitars players still love. Table of contentsFender Mustang LT25  - features and specsSpecificationsTonePerformanceFeaturesHere is our quick guide on how to use the Fender Mustang LT25ValueSo, is the Fender Mustang LT25 a good amp?How to update the Fender Mustang LT25Conclusion But looking at their current lineup of digital solid-state amps, it is incredible how good they are. Further to the change in the present technology, we now have digital modeling amps, [...]

2023-09-24T17:12:18+10:00July 30th, 2021|

Digital Modeling Amps | Better Than the Real Thing?

Last update 23/9/2020 In the past 10 to 15 years, we've witnessed significant increases in digital technology as it applies to the guitar world. Digital guitar effects are hugely popular, and Digital modeling amps aren't exactly a novelty either; they've both been around since the 1990s. Table of contentsDigital modeling amps: What are they?Modeling amps vs. the "real" thing: What is better?In favor of modeling ampsIn favor of tube ampsSo, are tube amps obsolete?ConclusionReferences However, things are now at a whole new level with the Kemper profiler and Axe-Fx's initial arrival, as well as Line 6 Helixes. And thus, we now have [...]

2023-09-23T12:26:34+10:00June 30th, 2021|

Tips – How Guitar Capos Can Change the Way You Sound

Last update 17/9/2013 The more you play the guitar, the more you should become familiar with some of the finer aspects of music theory. Yes, we know that just mentioning the term can strike fear into the hearts of even the bravest musicians. Nonetheless, things that may not have made much sense at the start may be starting to sink in a little after some time. Table of contentsWhat is a capo?A summary Capo Placement and Key ChangeGuitar Capo 1st Fret KeyGuitar Capo 2nd Fret KeyGuitar Capo 3rd FretGuitar Capo 10th FretGuitar Capo on the 5th FretGuitar Capo on the [...]

2023-09-17T10:20:44+10:00January 15th, 2021|

Everything You Need to Know About Guitar Effects

Last update 13/9/2023 Table of contentsWhat are the effects of pedals?The Major Types of Guitar Effects PedalsGuitar effects | about DistortionOverdrive pedalsDistortion pedalsFuzz pedalsCompressorsDigital DelayModulationChorusFlangerPhase ShifterReverbEqualization (or 'EQ')Filter pedalsTuner pedalsLooper pedalAnalog vs. digital - does it matter?What order should effects pedals be in?Conclusion To help add a bit of variety to your sound. One of the best things is that you can add a few guitar effects  pedals to your rig. Yes, there are many different ones, and yes - it really can be confusing as to which ones would be 'must-haves' for your particular tastes—making things potentially more complicated. [...]

2023-09-18T16:22:55+10:00November 3rd, 2020|

Pros and Cons of Guitar Multi-Effects Pedals – What You Need to Know

Last update 11/9/2023 Effects pedals are cool - we really don't think that anyone can debate that statement! Since introducing the first effects pedals back in the 1960s, there has been a constant and ever-changing market and demand. Name one type of effect - just one, mind you - and there will be countless versions and models available from many different manufacturers, Table of contentsCostReliabilityEffects QualityAmp ModelingThe 'fun' factorConclusion While having a good number of guitar effects pedals can open up your sonic options, there are some aspects where having multiple effects pedals are not so cool. But what are [...]

2023-09-11T08:55:10+10:00October 21st, 2020|

Fender Deluxe Reverb 65 Reissue | 2023 Review

Last update 21/9/2023 It goes without saying, but over the years, Fender has produced some fantastic and iconic guitars. They also have a long history of creating guitar amplifiers in that same light, which are just as highly regarded. The Fender Deluxe Reverb 65 Reissue is a perfect example of something 'being so nice. It only makes sense to do it twice... Table of contentsFender Deluxe Reverb 65 ReissueFender Deluxe Reverb 65 Reissue ( DRRI )Fender Deluxe Reverb 65 Reissue Features and SpecificationsConclusion The Fender '65 Deluxe Reverb (DRRI for short) is a faithful reproduction of an amp that has [...]

2023-09-21T14:53:42+10:00October 4th, 2020|

Top Accessories Every Guitar Player Should Have

Last update 22/8/2023 Well - you did it. Finally! You decided to take the plunge and learn how to play the guitar. That means you've taken the time to pick the best guitar you can find to learn. Time to plug on ahead, right? Unfortunately, your investment in your guitar doesn't stop when you buy it. A wide variety of the best guitar accessories with such a fine and noble instrument exist. It's safe to say that some are nice to have...some are just cool to have...and some you absolutely, positively have to have. Table of contentsGuitar accessoriesFresh sets of [...]

2023-08-22T22:52:56+10:00June 25th, 2020|
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