Orangewood Guitars Review [2021]: Are They Worth Buying?

By Jodie Chiffey | Acoustic Guitars

How Good Are These Entry-Level Acoustic Guitars?

Have you seen some of the irresistible offers by Orangewood? These budget-friendly instruments from California are getting bigger and bigger each year while maintaining their reasonable price and super-convenient e-commerce ‘modus operandi’.

Our Orangewood guitars review will answer all your curious questions and help you decide whether you should get one of these guitars too.

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The Best Pedal Platform Amp To Buy in 2021

By Jodie Chiffey | Amps

If you’re looking at taking the plunge into the world of guitar amps then you’ve come to the right place. Here, we’ll take you through everything you need to know when selecting a pedal platform amp. From price points and power to sound quality and versatility, we’ll cover it all.

Whether you’re a seasoned guitar god or a total newbie, our handy guide will help you make an informed choice when choosing your amp.

We’ll look at some of the best-established brands on the market, as well as some lesser-known ones we think you should be considering. Once we’ve outlined the amps we think you should be looking at, we’ll give our verdict on the best of them.

Let’s begin by looking at 5 of the best pedal platform amps currently on the market.

5 of the Best Pedal Platform Amps

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Fender Player Telecaster HH Review

By Alizabeth Swain | Electric Guitars

Are you looking for a new instrument to invest in?

If so, you should take a close look at the Fender Player Telecaster HH. And after taking your first look at this guitar, you’ll likely be curious if the sound that this instrument produces is as high-quality as it looks. Also, let’s not forget the most important question: is this guitar worth your money?

We’re here to break down the Fender Player Telecaster HH  and give you a 100% honest review to help you decide if you should dive and invest in it, or if you should just keep this one on your dream board.

Keep reading to find out if you should invest in the Fender Player Telecaster HH!

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Fender American Professional Precision Bass Review

By Kyle Baker | Electric Guitars

Fender American Professional Precision Bass Review 2020 — Does it live up to its predecessor?

The Fender Precision Bass is an iconic bass guitar and was one of the first electric bass guitars to be introduced to the mass market and enjoy widespread use.

Leo Fender introduced the guitar in 1951 at a time when electric basses were still being refined and developed, and it was an instant hit. The “P-Bass” remains one of the best-selling and most well-known electric basses of all time and has been endlessly imitated and replicated by competitors.

The original Precision Bass may well have been the best electric bass guitar ever made, and likely still is — it has been the top choice for recording artists and touring musicians alike, no matter the genre. In this article, we’ll take a look at Fender’s latest reiteration of the classic P-Bass, and one that may be the closest to the original ’51 yet released.

Fender American Professional Series

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Martin DRS2

Martin DRS2 Review 2021 — A Martin for Players on a Budget

By Kyle Baker | Acoustic Guitars

Martin DRS2 Review 2020 — A Martin for players on a budget

Martin makes some of the best acoustic guitars on the planet and has been doing so for over a century. It’s difficult to mention the words “acoustic guitar” or “dreadnought” without thinking of Martin, and the company practically invented the acoustic guitar as we know it today.

Of course, with all this notoriety Martin guitars come with a hefty price tag, and these guitars can be out of the range of most player’s budgets.

Enter the Martin DRS2 — a guitar that still lives up to Martin’s iconic name, with all solid-wood construction and a discreetly installed pickup. This guitar makes the iconic Martin tone available to the budget-conscious acoustic player and is Martin’s most cost-effective all solid wood guitar yet.

In this review, we’ll take an in-depth look at this budget-fr

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10 Best FL Studio Alternatives You Need to Know Of in 2021

By Kyle Baker | Learning

If you’ve ever dipped your toe in the world of music production, chances are high that you’ve heard of or even tried FL Studio.

This popular Digital Audio Workstation (DAW), known simply as “Fruity Loops” until 2003, has long been the go-to workstation for budding beatmakers and producers due to its user-friendly interface, high efficiency, and an almost endless number of programmable beats and loop sounds.

Of course, as with any DAW, there are some drawbacks and caveats that have caused many beatmakers and amateur producers to look elsewhere for their production needs.

The software can be difficult to use for newcomers, especially in editing and recording, and this can significantly slow down your workflow and dampen the creative flow. While no DAW is perfect, there are several great alternatives to try out that may better serve your unique needs. In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the best alternatives out there. Let’s get started!

1. Audacity

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Les Paul Traditional vs Standard: Which Guitar is Better?

By Jodie Chiffey | Electric Guitars

In this article, we’re comparing the Les Paul Traditional vs Standard. Our objective is to help you decide which guitar is better.

Through carefully reviewing each guitar’s key features, pricing, benefits, and drawbacks, we hope to help you come to the conclusion of which guitar is best.

We’ll start off with the main differences between the two guitars.

Main Differences Between Les Paul Traditional vs Standard

The main differences between Les Paul Traditional Vs Standard are:

  • The Les Paul standard has a compound neck radius, whereas the traditional does not
  • The Les Paul traditional has a thicker neck profile, whereas the Standard has a slimmer neck profile
  • The Les Paul Standard features the new Ultra-Modern Weight Relief, whereas the traditional has no weight relief
  • Standard has locking tun
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The Best Fretless Bass Guitars in 2021 You Will Love

By Alizabeth Swain | Electric Guitars

Are you looking for a new hobby to get into and are considering playing the bass guitar?

If you’ve done research online, you may have recently discovered that there are fretless bass guitars. A fretless bass guitar is a type of bass guitar that doesn’t have any fret on it.

Fretless bass guitars can be difficult to learn because it makes it challenging to identify notes. But, this fretless bass guitar produces a very warm sound. Plus, fretless bass guitars offer smooth playability that you won’t be able to find on other types of instruments. 

Keep in mind that if you’re just starting to learn the bass guitar, you should start off with a bass guitar with frets. However, suppose you already have experience with the bass guitar or another type of stringed instrum

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Precision Bass vs Jazz Bass Compared: Which Guitar is Better?

By Alizabeth Swain | Electric Guitars

Are you stuck trying to figure out whether you should purchase the Fender Jazz Bass or the Precision Bass?

Ever since the development of the Fender Jazz bass, there’s been an on-going argument in the bass guitar community of which bass guitar is the better investment. Depending on where you’re at in your bass guitar journey, you may feel like one bass guitar is superior to the other.

Both the Fender Jazz Bass and the Precision Bass guitar offer dominance in their own unique markets, well as distinctive differences in their tonal properties. But, which guitar do you choose if you’re just starting out learning the bass guitar and aren’t sure what option to choose?

We’re here to break down which guitar will likely be the best option for you. Keep reading to learn more!

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Best 1/2 Size Guitar: Top Picks and How To Find The Right One

By Alizabeth Swain | Acoustic Guitars

Are you looking to introduce your young child to the world of music?

If your child is too small to hold a full-size guitar, you may be looking into purchasing a 1/2 size guitar. A half-size guitar is a great option to go with if your child is too small to hold on to a full-sized instrument. Not only are they easier to handle, but they’re also easy to carry around because of their size.

Giving your child a half size guitar for them to learn how to play on has a large list of benefits. There are many different quality levels that a half-size instrument can come in. Purchasing a half-size guitar for your child will ensure that your child doesn’t get frustrated attempting to hold an instrument that’s too big for them.

With all of the different models on the market,

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