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Digitech, Reviews »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

  For decades guitar players have had all the fun when it comes to effects. I can remember several years ago plugging into a wah pedal only to find my low end response totally disappear. The 90’s gave us effect pedals “designed for bass players”. However great these pedals so... [More]

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Articles »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

I’ve been aware of Guitarfetish for a number of years now. Over the years, I read the ads for their GFS pickups in various guitar magazines and heard the company and products discussed on a number of forums. I mostly knew them to be pickups and a modders resources company. I found out that Jay... [More]

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J3, Reviews »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

The ‘80’s brought a plethora of manufacturers into the industry offering “Super” Strats, updating the classic designs with various shed approved accoutrements and wild paint jobs. I often wondered why no one really did the same with Tele styled guitars. The J3 aims to fill th... [More]

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Reviews, Behringer »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

  While guitar modeling has opened up a world of versatility for guitarists, there’s one thing a modeler just can’t offer on its own, and that’s the visceral experience of a speaker moving air at gigging volume. Many run their modeler into the front or power amp return of a g... [More]

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Articles »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

In many cases, the difference between an expensive and an affordable guitar is the attention to detail spent setting up the instrument for peak performance. More often than not, budget axes need a little TLC for them to reach their full potential. Also, as guitars age, there is routine maintenance w... [More]

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Washburn, Reviews »

Saturday, May 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

  Indonesian Idol Washburn introduced their Idol series in 1999 with the goal of creating a modern classic and, I must admit, the Tele meets SG meets Les Paul aesthetics certainly do catch the eye. The Idol we’re judging today is Indonesian made and from the vintage series offering a rel... [More]

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Editorial & Misc »

Thursday, May 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

If you've read my previous editorials, you know I'm a fan of affordable imported guitars. This site is dedicated to them! Unfortunately, it appears due to rising Chinese inflation, increasing pressure to relax the forced devaluation of the Yuan, and the falling US dollar, Americans may see a bump in... [More]