What Guitar And Gear Does Billy Gibbons Play?

January 25, 2024

If you’ve never heard of, or listened to, ZZ Top, where the hell have you been? Fusing Texas Blues, Rock, a bit of Hard Rock, and more, ZZ Top are just one of those bands… and their lead guitarist and singer is Billy Gibbons. Gibbons is known for his killer Blues inspired guitar playing, overdriven […]

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How To Use A Distortion Or Overdrive Pedal

December 21, 2023

If you want to add a little more oomph to your sound, it’s common to use an overdrive or distortion pedal. The two affects have similarities, but there is a difference between overdrive and distortion. But if you’re using a distortion or overdrive pedal, do you know and understand what the different knobs do? Are […]

What Is A Baritone Guitar?

November 9, 2023

Put simply, a baritone guitar is just like a standard guitar, except it’s bigger and tuned lower. In some ways, it kind of sits between and standard guitar and a bass guitar, however, saying that may make some music theorists cringe. All in all though, and to further stick it to music theorists, a baritone […]

What Are The Different Kinds Of Electric Guitar

August 17, 2023

Sure, depending on the size and shape of an acoustic guitar, the sound can be vastly different, but all electric guitars are basically the same, right? Nope! Electric guitars come in all sorts of different shapes and sizes, and have different kinds of construction, materials, and more that can greatly affect how that guitar sounds. […]

What Is Wah And How Does It Work?

August 9, 2023

Even if you think you don’t know what a wah wah pedal (or just wah pedal) sounds like, odds are you’ve heard one before. And once you hear a wah pedal, you’ll know exactly why it’s called a wah wah pedal and exactly what it does. So, is that the article on the wah pedal […]

What Guitar And Gear Does Eric Clapton Play?

August 4, 2023

If you’re even just remotely interested in guitar and guitar based music, chances are you’ve heard of Eric Clapton. Whether it was his music with the Yardbirds, Blues Breakers, Cream, Derek and the Dominos, his solo stuff, or the myriad of other projects that he was involved in, Clapton has been busy over the decades. […]

What’s The Difference Between A Tube And Solid State Amp?

July 22, 2023

When it comes guitar amps, there’s two main types: tube and solid state. But what’s the difference? The short answer is that tube amps use older technology. To amplify the sound, tube amps use vacuum tubes. These vacuum tubes are also some called valves, so you’ll sometimes hear tube amps be called valve amps as […]

What Guitar And Gear Did Jimi Hendrix Play?

July 13, 2023

Jimi Hendrix was probably one of the best guitarists to ever live and, to this day, is likely one of the most famous guitarists out there. Are there more famous musicians out there? Probably. But Hendrix was and is probably the most famous for simply playing the guitar. Jimi did so much for the art […]

What Are The Different Sizes Of Acoustic Guitar?

July 5, 2023

Acoustic guitars come in all different shapes and sizes. You can get something as small as a mini guitar, which is a relatively modern size for travelling and ease of transport, all the way up to a Dreadnought, Jumbo, or even bigger! If you’re new to guitar, you probably don’t know why all these different […]

What Is Reverb And How Does It Work?

July 2, 2023

Reverb is a fun guitar effect that can be used in a variety of genres. You hear it a lot in Rockabilly, early Rock ‘n Roll, Surf Rock, and some Country music, but it’s not exclusive to those kinds of music. Used right, reverb can be used pretty much anywhere. A lot of the time […]