Ask around or read up on using effects on an acoustic guitar and you’ll probably find as many different opinions as people you ask or articles you read. My intent is not to sway you from your opinions on the issue, but rather to take a look at the goals … Read More
Resonator guitars are beautiful, challenging beasts to amplify.
Resonator cones were originally designed to amplify and project sound on their own, so the guitar could still be heard above the din of other porch-pickin’ instruments like mandolin and banjo. It was an ingenious idea. Take what makes a speaker work … Read More
There's a lot of uncertainty about using acoustic guitar distortion.
Does it work?
Will it mess up my amp?
What pickup or pedal should I use? Should I use an amp or go straight through a PA system?
Before answering these questions, I should point out that results are always … Read More
In this buying guide we're focusing entirely on guitar combo amps.
By combo amp (for those of you who aren't sure) I'm referring to a guitar amp that has all three components built into one unit. Those components include a preamp, power amp and speaker system.
An amp head is … Read More