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Electric guitars

Guitar Tones | Quack and Twang

Last update 18/9/2023 Quack and twang are two of the most iconic guitar tones, and they're often associated with each other. But what exactly is the difference between the two, and how can you get them out of your guitar? Table of contents The Connection Between Quack and Twang How to Get Twang Out of Your Guitar How to Get Quack Out of Your Guitar Tips for Getting the Best Quack and Twang Tones Experiment and Find What Works for You Twang is a sharp, bright tone that's often associated with country music. It's produced by a combination of [...]

2023-09-26T15:21:11+10:00September 18th, 2023|

Electric Guitars – Everthing You Need to Know.

Last update 27/07/2023 Our electric guitar buying 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. Table of contentsWhich is the best electric guitar for you? 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. Which is the [...]

2023-08-26T12:41:49+10:00July 21st, 2023|

An In-Depth Guide for the Gretsch G5420TG-OS 50s Ltd

Last update 26/8/2023 The Gretsch G5420TG-OS 50S LTD  is a Single-Cut, Hollow Body Electric Guitar with Bigsby. It's adorned with an Orange Stain finish and Gold Hardware, enforcing its indisputable DNA. Anyone wishing for a Gretsch Hollow Body Electric Guitar has probably lusted after an orange G5420TG with a Bigsby; they will realize their wishes with this beautiful guitar. The Gretsch G5420TG-OS 50S LTD is part of the Gretsch Electromatic range, which is about the middle of the entire Gretsch range. Table of contentsGretsch G5420TG-OS 50S LTD  | FeaturesBeyond the 50s period in timeConstruction featuresThe pickups - Great tonesOther fine [...]

2023-08-26T11:16:36+10:00December 13th, 2021|

Best Electric Guitar | Ultimate Buying Guide 2023

Last update 23/8/2023 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 contents1. 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 Electric Guitar for Rockabilly: Gretsch G6120T Players [...]

2023-09-22T15:06:52+10:00October 27th, 2021|

Distortion Effects Explained

Last update 20/9/2023 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 - 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 of distortion [...]

2023-09-20T14:47:30+10:00May 2nd, 2021|

Essential – What You Need to Know About Electric Guitar Pickups

Last update 23/8/2323 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 [...]

2023-08-26T08:57:24+10:00March 7th, 2021|

How to Maintain Your Guitar’s Finish

Last update 8/9/2023 No big shocker here, but 99.99% of the guitars on the planet are made from wood. Wood is about the perfect guitar material due mostly to its strength and tonal characteristics. However, it isn’t bulletproof by any stretch of the imagination. Table of contentsTypes of guitar finishesHow to Maintain Your Guitar's FinishWipe it downCould you clean it up?Polish it outWhen all else fails...do nothing!But what if you don't care?Conclusion A properly applied finish is the ticket to help protect the instrument and add some visual flair. Some finishes are more 'stain-like and let the natural beauty of [...]

2023-09-08T09:48:08+10:00August 24th, 2020|

Epiphone Casino Coupe Review 2023

Last update 23/8/2023 The Epiphone Casino Coupe is a thin line double-cutaway smaller version (10% Smaller) of the famous and much-loved Casino. The sounds from the '60s and the British invasion have popularized the Casino to a legendary status. Epiphone Casino Coupe Electric Guitar This review of the Epiphone Casino Coupe needs to be considered along with our review of the Epiphone Casino. In short, the main differences are that the Coupe is smaller and has better access up the neck. It's not a case of one being better than the other; however, they are both excellent guitars. Design and [...]

2023-08-24T17:47:39+10:00July 23rd, 2020|

Best Guitar Types | Ultimate Buying Guide 2023

Last update 23/8/2023 So ok, you've decided to take on the challenge of learning how to play the guitar. First off, congratulations! You're about to head on a journey that will lead to a great deal of personal gratification—being able to play guitar may be one of the most satisfying things that you'll do. If you haven't yet decided which guitar type is right for you, great; let's look at all popular guitar types available. Table of contentsGuitar types listMake an informed decision.Take notesYour BudgetYour Playing styleAcoustic guitar types and sizesAcoustic guitar - 6 stringAcoustic guitar - 12 stringAcoustic lap [...]

2023-08-22T08:45:44+10:00May 3rd, 2020|
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