Gear

2019-namm-top-gear

2019 NAMM Best New Guitar Gear Roundup

Every year, guitar manufacturers and brands come to NAMM to unleash new gear fury upon the industry and exacerbate our G.A.S. (gear acquisition syndrome). With ...
Tone Tips

Tone Tips: Amp Wattage

I often get asked what wattage amp do I recommend. The first thing I do is discuss what they are looking for, home use, small gigs, big gigs, etc. It’s really e...

Tone Tips: Clean Boost

In this Tone Tips video lesson, I’ll demonstrate my 3 favorite clean boost pedals and how I prefer to use them. Clean boost pedals can contribute a lot to your ...

What Kind of Guitar Should I Buy?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is “what kind of guitar should I buy?” There are many brands out there, but they basically fall into two categories: bolt...
Bass Guitar

Top 10 Bass Guitars for Under $500

The bass guitar: Hands down the coolest instrument in the world. Whether you pluck the bass for jazz, rock, blues, or any other style, we’re here to offer some ...
Best Guitar Slides

The 7 Best Guitar Slides

The vocal-like, expressive qualities of slide guitar are why so many blues masters have dedicated the time to learn slide guitar techniques and build a vocabula...