Gibson ES 339 Review: Is It the Right One For Your Style?

By Jodie Chiffey | Electric Guitars

Our Gibson ES 339 review will give you all the information you need to know to help you decide if this guitar is for you.

You’ll probably be familiar with the well known and iconic ES 335. Over the years it has been played by the likes of BB King, Noel Gallagher and Eric Clapton to name just a few. As we’ll discover, the Gibson ES 339 retains all the classic style and sound of the ES 335, but in a slightly smaller and more compact model.

We’re going to explore all the main features of the Gibson ES 339 to find out how it sounds, what it looks like and how it feels. You’ll find out the pros and cons of this type of electric guitar, as well as whether there are any alternatives worth l

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Gibson J15 Review: Is It A Good Buy?

By Jodie Chiffey | Acoustic Guitars

In this Gibson J15 review we’ll find out what makes this acoustic guitar such a popular model.

Since its introduction in 2014, the Gibson J15 has been sneaking up through the acoustic guitar leader-board. Initially assumed to be a cheaper version of the J45, its individuality soon began to shine and it has a very loyal fan-base of its own. The combination of North American tonewoods give a quite different sound – full and warm, easy to play and with a phenomenal character.

In this review we’ll have a look at the materials and make-up, the sound and the feel of this acoustic guitar. We’ll explore the pros and cons of this model and what the alternatives are. In addition

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Best Guitar for Rocksmith 2020 Guide: How To Pick The Right One

By Jodie Chiffey | Learning

Rocksmith claims to be the fastest way to develop your guitar skills. The best part? You don’t need any specific guitars for Rocksmith. But, you do need an instrument that is compatible with its teaching style. Therefore, the best guitars for Rocksmith for novice guitarists will be ones that help them bring out their inner rockstar.

Aside from being a monetary investment, guitars impact your playing style, techniques and overall musical skill.

In other words, the best guitars for Rocksmith would fit your personal preference and profile. It requires a little decision making on your part, but we’re here to equip you with the information you need.

We’ll provide a brief overview of your options, what you need to look for, and all the nitty-gritt

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The Best Bass Guitar Strings: Top 5 Options to Consider in 2020

By Jodie Chiffey | Guitar Accessories

Switching up your bass guitar strings can be a challenging decision. The right set can breathe new life into your music, while the wrong ones can dampen it.

Some bassists stick to a set until it breaks, others prefer to change it up after every session. Regardless of where you stand, the type, thickness and brand can make a huge difference. It can be troubling for players if they accidentally pick a set unsuitable for their play style and preferences.

So, how do you pick the best bass guitar strings?

There are a number of options available and our guide cuts through all the noise to answer all your questions. We’ll look at how guitar strings influence your sounds, what types are available and which brands are worth your coin.

Before all that, however, let’s take a brief look at our line-up. You can keep their specifics in mind as we analyze which bass guitar string

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Best Wah Pedals [2020] Top 5 Options and Which to Buy

By Jodie Chiffey | Pedals

The flavor and impact of a wah pedal rivals none. It elevates music to another level by dramatically changing the tone of a guitar. The resulting distinct wah-wah sound effect creates emotions in listeners that few modulation effects are able to duplicate.

It is, therefore, unsurprising that the  wah pedal has been used by the likes of Jimmy Hendrix and Richie Sambora.

Not all pedals are created equal, however. This guide unveils some of the best wah pedals that could provide your music the kick it needs. We’ll look at the different options available on the market, their differences and, moreover, which one is right for you.

But, before diving into our favorites, let’s run down a few considerations and details you should keep in mind.

5 Best Wah Pedals – an Overview


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