Rhythm vs Treble Pickup: All You Need to Know!

Most guitars usually have two pickups, the treble pickup, and rhythm pickup. If you just started learning the guitar, you have probably come across the term “treble pickup” and “rhythm pickup.” Intermediate and advanced guitar players probably know what they are. However, the difference between a treble and rhythm pickup for many newbies who just picked up a guitar can be hard to understand. After some hours of research, … Read more

What is a Guitar “Ashtray” Bridge Cover & What Does it Do?

Guitar bridge covers, also known as the “ashtray” bridge cover, were a very popular add-on to Fender Stratocasters and Telecasters for nearly 20 years. Although it’s not as common as it was back in the day, we still see them on some guitars, and some shops still sell bridge covers. But what exactly is a guitar bridge cover, and what does it do? An “ashtray” bridge cover is a … Read more

Can Guitar Players Play Banjo? (Solved & Explained!)

When you look at the banjo and the guitar, there’s no denying that these two instruments look quite similar. They are both stringed instruments and have identical necks and headstocks. And the similarities between these two instruments make people wonder if a guitar player can pick up a banjo and start playing right away. I am part of those people. So I decided to research this topic. And here … Read more

Are Orange Amps Good? (+11 Common Questions) – Full Review

Orange Amps is one of the well-known brands in the music tech world. It is known for its sound technology and innovations. Products from this brand are used by lots of artists. Some of these artists include Stevie Wonder, Jimmy Page, Jim Root, and Billy Gibbons, among others.  Though Orange Amps’ products are used by lots of famous musicians alike, are they that good or just full of hype? … Read more

Are Vox Amps Good for Metal? (Explained + Important Tips)

Perhaps you went for a gig, and the only guitar amp at the venue is a Vox amp, and you’re wondering if you can get your killer metal tones out of it. Or maybe you own and love the versatility and tone of Vox amps, and you want to use it in a metal band you just joined.  Whatever your reason, are Vox amps good for metal? After some … Read more

Can You Use Bass Amps for Guitars? (Full Guide +6 Best Tips)

Are you passionate about learning how to play the guitar and wondering whether you could use your old bass amp for your new guitar? Or maybe you are just looking forward to experimenting with your funky licks at your next gig with a bass amp instead, but don’t exactly know if it would work or not? Let me save you the worry- read on! You can definitely use a … Read more

Can Guitar Amps Be Used for Keyboards? (+ 3 Helpful Tips)

Perhaps you are a guitar player looking to learn the keyboard. And you’re wondering if you can use your existing guitar amp for the keyboard. Or maybe you are a keyboard player playing at a venue that only has a guitar amp available instead of a keyboard amp. Whatever the reason, can you use a guitar amp for a keyboard? You can use a guitar amp for a keyboard. … Read more

Are Capos Bad for Guitars? (Explained + 3 Helpful Tips)

Many guitarists are against using capos, although it can be a great tool for several reasons.  Certainly, there are many proficient guitar players available today who don’t find the need to use a capo. But there are others who don’t use the capos because they think it will damage their guitars. But how true is this? Are capos bad for guitars, or is it just a misconception? In short, … Read more

Are EQ Pedals Worth It? Here’s The Truth

EQ pedals are looked down upon by many guitar and bass players, especially newbies. Many people still don’t know the different capabilities of an EQ pedal and also can’t decide whether to spend their money on an EQ pedal for their guitar or bass rig.  So after a few hours of research, here is everything you need to know about EQ pedals and if they are worth the money. … Read more

Are Guitars any Cheaper in Mexico? Here Are The Facts!

Mexico is, undoubtedly, one of the few countries in the world that produces a lot of guitars per year. It is the country where the giant guitar brand, Fender, makes all of their Taylor guitar series and other well-known series. Martin Guitar is also another brand that produces most of its guitars in Mexico. Since many guitars are produced in Mexico, does that make guitars any cheaper in Mexico? … Read more