Author: Edward Bell

  • 6 Essential Beginner Banjo Rolls on the 5-String

    6 Essential Beginner Banjo Rolls on the 5-String

    Many beginner banjo rolls are new banjo players’ first experience doing anything with their dominant hand. Most courses and teachers will focus on chords and simple strumming patterns, which I understand and can get behind. That being said, to make the banjo sound like most people expect a banjo to sound, you must learn banjo […]

  • The Best Left Handed Electric Guitars for Beginners – Buying Guide!

    The Best Left Handed Electric Guitars for Beginners – Buying Guide!

    Lefties have it a bit rough, don’t they? The world is dominantly right handed after all. To help our friends out who want to learn the guitar left handed, we’ve put together a quick list of the four best left handed electric guitars for beginners! There were quite a few more options than we expected, […]

  • The Best Electric Guitar Body Blanks Buying Guide!

    The Best Electric Guitar Body Blanks Buying Guide!

    There are thousands of electric guitars on the market today. Most are mass produced and anything but unique. Want to build a custom guitar that is your own and unique? That’s where the electric guitar body blanks comes in! Body Blanks give luthiers and DIY enthusiast a fun way to craft their own custom instrument […]

  • Ukulele vs Guitar: What are the Differences, and Which Should you Pick?

    Ukulele vs Guitar: What are the Differences, and Which Should you Pick?

    There are many musical instruments that are similar to each other. The Uke and the Guitar are two of those instruments. Once you know what to look for, you’ll never have to ask about the differences between the ukulele vs guitar again! In this article we’ll talk about the key differences between these two stringed […]

  • The Best Humbucker Pickups For Any Electric Guitar!

    The Best Humbucker Pickups For Any Electric Guitar!

    Gibson guitars get their legendary sound in large part from the humbucker, so it makes sense you’d want to have the best humbucker pickups on the market on your guitar, right? Buying a stock guitar, especially an entry level guitar, will generally leave you with cheap pickups that have a thin, tinny sound that don’t […]

  • Best P-90 Pickups For Any Electric Guitar!

    Best P-90 Pickups For Any Electric Guitar!

    The P-90 pickup has often been referred as the middle ground between the single coils and the humbuckers. Our choices for the best P-90 pickups mean that you’ll have the very best on the middle ground on your guitar! The P-90 is versatile, so you can do quite a variety of sound on your electric […]

  • Best Single Coil Pickups For Your Electric Guitar!

    Best Single Coil Pickups For Your Electric Guitar!

    It is important to have the best single coil pickups mounted on your Telecaster or Stratocaster. These are legendary guitars and deserve pickups of equal status. Using a body kit to build your own guitar? Not happy with the pickups that came with your instrument? Or just simply looking for a project for one guitars? […]

  • Single Coil vs P90 vs Humbucker: The Battle of Pickups!

    Single Coil vs P90 vs Humbucker: The Battle of Pickups!

    There would be no such thing as an electric guitar without pickups. That is a fact. Which is the best pickup? Single Coil vs P90 vs Humbucker? Not such a clear answer! In fact, this is something that everyone seems to have an opinion on and few agree on! This article is about the different […]

  • When Is It Time to Replace Guitar Amp Tubes?

    When Is It Time to Replace Guitar Amp Tubes?

    Picture This: You are on stage setting up equipment for a gig and something just doesn’t sound right. Often, the culprit is a bad tube in your amp. So, when is it time to replace guitar amp tubes? Many new musicians aren’t even familiar with the inner workings of a tube amp. Tube amps use […]