The Ultimate Guide on How To Choose An Acoustic Guitar

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For those who are in the market for a new acoustic guitar there are a few basics you need to know before beginning your search. Acoustic guitars are extremely popular instruments, however the term “acoustic guitar” is very general. There are many differences and characteristics among acoustic guitars that set them apart from each other. … Read more

What is the Best Beginner Guitar?

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If you Google the term beginner guitar, thousands upon thousands of results come up with people’s opinions on what a good beginner guitar is. Well, here’s the thing. There’s no such thing as a beginner guitar. I’ve been playing guitar for decades now and have hear this popular opinion as long as I can remember. … Read more

2 Reasons Why The Gibson ES-335 Knocks My Socks Off

2015 Gibson ES 335

If you’ve ever found yourself tworn between an acoustic and an electric the 335 might be just up your alley.  The Gibson ES-335 was released by Gibson Guitar Corporation in 1958. This particular model was the world’s first commercial thinline archtop semi-acoustic electric guitar. It is part of the Electric Spanish (ES) series.

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When Only A Compression Pedal Will Do


Everybody loves sustain. The word says it all. When tone, notes, or chords clearly sound longer than usual, mere mortals get that hazy, fascinated look. For guitarists, improving sustain is a never-ending quest. Heavier picks and strings, the E-bow, or Sound Stone, installing bone nuts and graphite saddles, and searching for specific Gibson or Fender … Read more

5 Reasons Why Your Next Guitar Should Be Boutique


Over the past decade, and especially over the past 5 years, sales of boutique electric guitars have enjoyed a phenomenal rise and small-operation builders sprang up in droves. These builders offer new designs and innovations, bespoke craftsmanship, and their spin on the tried and true classics. In this article, I’ll discuss how these guitars differ … Read more

Gibson vs. Fender: Which is Better?

Gibson vs Fender

Fender or Gibson? That is the question. The two most popular guitar makers are often compared, with fans of each swearing their make is better. Considering that a significant portion of guitars available today are based off either Fender or Gibson designs, it is no surprise that the debate is raging. So, which of the … Read more

A Review of the Gibson 2015 Guitar Lineup

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For music hobbiest and professionals alike, one sure name that has attracted many fans is Gibson. Many continue to drool over the various models especially the vintage guitars. Last years 2014 Gibson line-up was considered top notch by collectors. However, many have been displeased with the introduction and unveiling of the Gibson 2015 lineup. Comparisons have been made with the 2013 Les Paul custom, 2014 Les Paul melody maker, 2014 custom shop, 1960 Les Paul standard reissue and 2013 Les Paul Junior, classic and Deluxe.

For a glimpse of the new line-up read on. A glance at the features of the 2015 Gibson is given below:

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