Guitars, amps and effects

How to choose your axe and your gear

guitar gear lessonsWe guitarists have a huge arsenal at own disposal. Guitars, amps, pedal effects and a number of other electronic devices. Also, we have to take care of our gear. On this page you find tutorials for choosing your guitar and gear.

How to Make a Guitar Amp Sound Better | Tips for perfect tone

How to Make a Guitar Amp Sound Better | Tips for perfect tone article icon

This tutorial gives you some tips for getting a good tone for you amp. We're going to talk about equalization, pedal effects, amp position, speakers and even cables length. Check it out.

Lap steel guitar

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This article is all about lap steel guitars: learn the proper technique and how to convert your old guitar in a poor man's, but fun, lap steel guitar.

Ancient guitars: how guitars looked like 4000 years ago?

Ancient guitars: how guitars looked like 4000 years ago? article icon

This article shows you some instruments considered as the ancestors of modern guitars: the oud, the tanbur and the qin-pipa..

How to intonate a guitar

How to intonate a guitar article icon

This guide covers all you need to know about how to check and fix your electric guitar's intonation .

What guitar pedals should I get?

What guitar pedals should I get? article icon

This articles shows you what are the essential guitar pedals: Noise Gate, booster, equalizer, flanger, delay, chorus, reverb, compressor, distorsion, overdrive, phaser, harmonizer, octaver and tremolo.

Recording guitar | How to connect your guitar to your computer

Recording guitar | How to connect your guitar to your computer article icon

Connecting your guitar to your computer: here's some equipment that helps convert the signal from your guitar pickups to your home recording workstation. .

The Best Electric Guitars | Price ranges and buying tips

best electric guitar beginners

Here you find the 6 things you must check when buying an electric guitar, plus a selection of the best electric guitars grouped by price range..

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