Bill Cozzo helps us get through the first step in choosing a new set of pickups – deciding what we want in the first place! And then knowing how to get what tone we desire from our guitar.
Buying a Guitar and Other Equipment
Buying a guitar, or any musical instrument for that matter, can be an emotional ordeal. Prepare yourself with a little knowledge before heading to the store and you’ll likely enjoy your time there a lot more.
Many common questions have been answered already in the Buying a Guitar FAQ.
Many “no-name” brands are actually, generally speaking, good. A “no-name” brand is a brand that has no brand marking or simply a brand that isn’t “famous”. Then, there are also the famous companies, and there are many to take a look at. Of course you should be the one determining which brand and model is […]
If your starting off there are two good choices to pick. There are many packaged deals out there, mainly around $300. They generally come with a guitar, amp, picks, strings, gig bag, and all the other little things needed to get you started. The drawback of these is mainly quality. After you get better you […]
This is the second installment on buying a guitar amp. We will focus here on the intermediate player and go a bit deeper into the quest for tone.
A primer on bass amps for beginners. Here’s what you need to know when you look for something a little bigger than your first practice amp.