First, it's important to be clear that I believe Fender is a fantastic company that has done more for the arts and the guitar playing community than one could ever truly appreciate. Often imitated, their instruments are enviably well-built, designed with originality and have been played by many of the … Read More
Guitar Tricks has become one of the biggest and most popular guitar lesson websites, since its inception in 1998. Today it's thought by many to be the best place to learn guitar online, from professional instructors.
Their format is almost entirely video-based, with short instruction bits that are usually less … Read More
For their small size, the iLoud Micro Monitors are a remarkably powerful, well-designed and functional pair. The fact that they can get you to 50 Watts of power is just the tip of a feature-rich iceberg.
The small design, which is optimized for small rooms and recording studios, … Read More
The iRig HD 2 is IK Multimedia's second iteration of the immensely popular iRig HD. Both are mobile guitar interfaces, designed to run your guitar's signal through any mobile device (phone or tablet), Mac or PC computer.
I had a chance to unbox and check out the iRig HD 2 … Read More
Before we get into the details and the "grit" of the iRig Pro Duo, I should point out the intention and purpose behind the design.
It's essentially a mobile recording interface, designed to work with any device.
Its claim to fame is feature-rich recording capability, packed into a small enclosure … Read More
These days, your Mac and guitar can be good friends.
And why wouldn't they be?
There's a ton of great software and applications that you can use as part of your guitar rig to experiment with sounds, and expand your creative horizons, particularly in a studio environment.
Recording your guitar, … Read More
The Pigtronix Echolution 2 Ultra Pro is, hands down, one of the most involved and feature-rich delay pedals I have ever used.
It’s also the effective replacement of the Echolution 2 Deluxe making a number of notable improvements over that pedal, which was already one of the market’s … Read More
There has never really been a solid, established system of ear training education.
Perhaps not, until now.
Scott Edwards, who himself struggled mightily with the concept of playing by ear, has created one of the most complete and effective ear training online programs that I have, personally, ever seen or … Read More
A guitar that gets positive reviews like the Seagull S6 Original acoustic gets my attention rather easily.
Especially when combined with such a palatable price tag.
For around $400 retail, Robert Godin (pronounced Go-Dain) produced one of the best-selling acoustic guitars in Seagull's history, dating back to 1982 when the … Read More
Is the Electro-Harmonix Deluxe Memory Man worth the investment?
We’re about the find out.
We need to look at sound quality, features and overall cost, to know whether or not the Deluxe Memory Man is a good fit for your pedalboard and you musical situation as a whole.
Let’s start … Read More