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Quality on a Budget: The Best Beginner Electric Guitars. [Buying Guide]

What electric guitar should I buy for a beginner? It’s a common question, but only one of many. Buying an electric guitar can be a daunting experience – especially for a beginner. The world of guitars is full of details and options, but which ones matter most? You’ve come to the right place. Sit back, … Quality on a Budget: The Best Beginner Electric Guitars. [Buying Guide] Read More »

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10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2019 Edition)

Want that creamy overdriven tube tone of classic Marshall crunch of a 100w stack without deafening yourself (or the neighbors)? You want a small, low watt tube amp. Bedroom tube amplifiers are great for practicing clean tones, and maybe a little overdrive. But what happens when you want to crank up the gain and really … 10 Small Tube Amps That Rock! The Best Low Watt Tube Amps Under $500. (2019 Edition) Read More »

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How to Buy a Cheap Beginner Guitar That doesn’t Suck [2019]

Cheap acoustic guitars sound like a good idea, but they’re often times not worth the cost. This is especially true when looking for beginner guitars. It may seem counter-intuitive, but a cheap guitar can cost you more in the long term. There are hundreds of cheap acoustic guitars out there, with low price tags and … How to Buy a Cheap Beginner Guitar That doesn’t Suck [2019] Read More »

What’s the Difference Between Epiphone vs Gibson Guitars?

What’s the Real Difference Between Epiphone vs Gibson Guitars?

The debate between Epiphone vs Gibson may seem a lot like the one between Squier vs Fender. It’s not. it’s less clear than that. Squier guitars are largely less expensive versions of Fender models. However, Epiphone offers less expensive versions of Gibson models but also many models not found in the Gibson catalog. History of Epiphone … What’s the Real Difference Between Epiphone vs Gibson Guitars? Read More »

Best Amps for Fender American Tone

If you’re looking for an affordable amp with classic American tones, you’re probably considering a Fender. Fender is synonymous with American tone because of their heavy reliance on 6V6 and 6LV tubes since they came on the scene in the 1950’s, but they’re not the only option. Here are a few of the more affordable … Best Amps for Fender American Tone Read More »

6 Best Camping guitars under $300

Camping season is upon us, at least it is here in the Northeast… My family and I are avid campers, but we don’t backpack to remote locations in the mountains. We load up the family car and head off to a very nice, and somewhat secluded state park every year. This means we have plenty … 6 Best Camping guitars under $300 Read More »

The Epiphone G-310, An affordable SG. (Review)

Epiphone is known for crafting excellent affordable guitars that are often times inspired by pricier brands. The Epiphone G-310 is just such a case. It’s styled after the Gibson SG, but sells as a fraction of the cost. The SG is a signature guitar for the likes of Pete Townshend, Eric Clapton, Tony Iommi, Paul … The Epiphone G-310, An affordable SG. (Review) Read More »