Electric guitars are a very popular guitar type. Our writers are very passionate about this guitar type and eager to answer any questions you may have.

Slide Guitar – An Overview

Have you ever wondered about slide guitar, how it's played, and the techniques involved? Read on, and we'll give you an insight. Table of contentsThe Origin of Slide GuitarHow Slide is PlayedGuitar Setup for SlideMusical Genres and SlideVarious Slide StylesFamous Guitar Players who play SlideEvolution of Slide TechniquesModern Innovations and SlideCommonly asked questions and answers that people ask about slide guitar.What is a slide guitar?Why Slide is so PopularIs it difficult to play slide?How does slide guitar differ from regular guitar playing?What types of slides are commonly used?What kind of guitars are suitable for slides?Do I need a specific tuning [...]

2023-12-06T09:02:33+11:00November 29th, 2023|

The Epiphone Casino Review 2023 – Is It Worth the Hype?

Last update 13/11/2023 Io, this our Epiphone Casino review, we ask it still worth the hype? Stay tuned as we dive deep into its features, sound, and performance; we shall then consider if it's worth the investment. Table of contentsEpiphone Casino ReviewHistory and Significance of the Epiphone CasinoLet's take a closer look at some of its key specificationsEpiphone Casino Review - The Body's Back and SidesNeckPickupsTonesHardwareThe Strings (Gauge)The FinishSpecificationsRecommended accessoriesGig Bag or Hard CasePros and cons of the Epiphone CasinoPros:Cons:WarrantyMaintenance and care tips for the Epiphone CasinoEpiphone Casino Review ConclusionReferences Straight out of the gate, this guitar offers incredible value [...]

2023-12-06T08:18:24+11:00August 22nd, 2023|

Electric Guitar Basics – Everything You Need to Know

Last update 7/11/2023 Our electric guitar basics guide will help you choose the best electric guitar that is the right one for you. This guide is for anyone from beginners to experienced players. Choosing an electric guitar is much easier if you know how to make an informed decision. You will be ready to purchase once you understand the differences and variations between various manufacturers' vast selection of electric guitar types. Hang on to your hat tightly; we will now begin. Get ready for first things first. The electric guitar, an instrument that has defined the sound of modern music [...]

2023-12-05T17:32:02+11:00July 21st, 2023|

Learn About Guitar Pickups and High and Low Outputs

14/11/2023 Today we're going to learn about guitar pickups, essentially high output vs. low output pickups. This is a common question that players of all levels ask, and there's no easy answer. It really depends on the kind of music you play, your personal preferences, and your setup. But don't worry, we're here to help. We'll break down the key differences between high and low-output pickups so you can decide which ones are right for you. Electric guitars, with their vast array of tonal possibilities, owe much of their versatility to the guitar pickups. These magnetic wonders capture the strings' [...]

2023-12-05T09:13:21+11:00June 20th, 2023|

Gretsch G5420T Review – Our Thoughts

Last update 24/11/2023 In this our Gretsch G5420T review, we take a look at the Gretsch G5420T is a Single-Cut, Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby. Anyone wishing for a Gretsch Hollow Body Electric Guitar has probably lusted after an orange G5420T with a Bigsby; they will realize their wishes with this beautiful guitar. The Gretsch G5420T is part of the Gretsch Electromatic range, about the middle of the entire range. Table of contentsGretsch G5420T review  | FeaturesBeyond the 50s period in timeConstruction featuresThe pickups - Great tonesOther fine features include a secured Adjusto-Matic™ bridge.Tone qualityThe bodyThe neckScale lengthStringsBigsby® tremoloG5420T [...]

2023-12-05T09:03:27+11:00December 13th, 2021|

Best Electric Guitar for the Money – 2023

Last update 12/11/2023 Welcome to the ultimate guide for electric guitars in 2023! We've scoured the market to bring you the finest selection of instruments that cater to every playing style and skill level. These guitars boast exceptional features, stunning tones, and ergonomic designs to make your playing experience truly unforgettable. Table of contentsBest Electric Guitar for the Money - 20231. Best Electric Guitar for Beginners: Yamaha Pacifica 112V2. Best Budget Guitars: Squier Classic Vibe '70s Stratocaster3. Most Versatile Electric Guitar: PRS Custom 244. Best Shredding Guitar: Ibanez RG5505. Best Electric Guitar for Clean Tones: Fender American Ultra Stratocaster6. Best [...]

2023-12-05T08:31:18+11:00October 27th, 2021|

Gibson Les Paul Electric Guitar | Your Essential Buying Guide Guide 2023

Last update 6/11/2023 The Gibson Les Paul is an icon. It's one of the instantly recognizable brands by sight or name in the guitar world. We have you covered if you want to know more about this iconic instrument. This buying guide will help you make an informed purchasing decision. Table of contentsThe Gibson Les PaulWhy Choose a Les PaulThe Les Paul basic designPickup ChoicesTones | Great for blues and jazzMusical GenresLes Paul neck profilesHow about those topsHow Much Does a Gibson Les Paul Weigh?Weight Relief TypesLes Paul ModelsLes Paul Guitars | ModelsThe StandardThe TraditionalThe ClassicThe SpecialsGibson Les Paul StudioGibson [...]

2023-12-04T17:40:57+11:00August 21st, 2021|

Distortion Pedals Buying Guide

Last update 13/11/2023 Distortion, in context to the electric guitar. A specific type of tone is often described as "gritty," growling, or ballsy. It's usually achieved by high-gain settings on an amp. The opposite of distortion is, referred to as a "clean" or low gain tone. Table of contentsDistortion Pedals Buying Guide - What's the difference between overdrive, distortion, and fuzz?Classic DistortionOverdriveFuzzOk, So What Is "Boost" Then?What Distortion Devices Do to a Guitar SignalSoft, Hard, and Extreme ClippingIn Conclusion Distortion pedals are designed to allow the player to dial in the type of distortion desired. For most players, the level [...]

2023-12-04T17:32:38+11:00May 2nd, 2021|

Electric Guitar Pickups Guide 2023

Last update 13/11/2323 Believe it or not, there once was a time when electric guitars didn't exist. Big band' music was all the rage in the early-to-mid 1900s. The time bands truly lived up to the name more often than not. They were light by today's standards! And with the majority of those band members being horn players. There was a tendency to be many volumes onstage from various instruments. Table of contentsWhat are electric guitar pickups?What are the different kinds of pickups?Single coil pickupsHumbucking pickupsConclusion And there lies the problem. The guitars of that era just weren't loud enough [...]

2023-12-07T15:09:29+11:00March 7th, 2021|

Fender Stratocaster Pickup Selector Positions Explained

Last update: 9/11/2023. The Fender Stratocaster is among the most iconic guitars ever produced. At the same time, its stunning good looks and playability have kept it at the forefront of the guitar market. It's equally as (if not more) important as just how flexible it is from a tonal standpoint. Fender Stratocaster pickup selector positionsPosition #1 - Bridge Pickup OnlyPosition #2 - Bridge and Middle CombinationPosition #3 - Middle Pickup OnlyPosition #4 - Middle and Neck CombinationPosition #5 - Neck Pickup OnlyConclusion That's all thanks to the multiple pickup configurations that the Fender Stratocaster offers. Its most common form [...]

2023-12-04T16:45:07+11:00November 24th, 2020|

Fender Telecaster Guitar Review – An Inside Look

Last update: 7/12/2023. Our Fender Telecaster electric guitar review. While it's true that most people might think of a Stratocaster when the Fender brand is mentioned, they have also created several other guitars that have stood the test of time. No model may be more representative of this than the Fender Telecaster. Table of contentsFender Telecaster Electric Guitar ReviewThe NeckTuning MachinesSpecificationsBodyPickupsStrings (Gauge)The FinishProsConsWarrantyGig Bag or Hard CaseRecommended AccessoriesCare Program for the GuitarRecommended maintenanceConclusion Fender Telecaster Electric Guitar Review Fender American Professional Telecaster body   The Neck Depending on your finish, you can choose a rosewood or maple fingerboard [...]

2023-12-07T15:17:05+11:00October 28th, 2020|

Our Gibson SG Electric Guitar Review: Iconic

Last update: 612/2023. Some guitars are identified so well with the players that played them that you can't really picture them playing something else. Hendrix wouldn't be Hendrix without a Stratocaster, and Jimmy Page in concert, lives on in most people's minds wearing a sunburst Les Paul slung way down low. So when you think of the Gibson SG, Angus Young from AC/DC may be the first that springs to mind. Table of contentsIconicElectronics and HardwareGibson SG - No hard caseSG Standard SpecificationsWhat is the Gibson SG good for?How good are Gibson SGs?Is an SG like a Strat?Gibson SG ConsConclusionSam [...]

2023-12-07T14:48:23+11:00September 30th, 2020|
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