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Saturday, February 28, 2009 | 0 Comments

The year was 1949 and Leo Fender and just built his first prototype guitar named the Esquire. The production version was offered in single and dual pickup configuration with the dual verions initially dubed the Broadcaster. In 1951, a law suit was filed claiming the Broadcaster name infringed upon t... [More]

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Saturday, February 28, 2009 | 1 Comments

There’s no question that the Boss GT-10 can be a beast to program. With so much control over your tonal options, where do you even start? Here are a few tips to get you going. I’ve purposely kept the settings a bit vague, as your guitar and playback system will ultimately determine the e... [More]

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Sunday, December 28, 2008 | 1 Comments

The tradition of best albums of the year lists has already begun, sure to bring a smile to those whose favorite acts have been included and frowns to those who feel their favorite artists have been overlooked. We're sure to be bombarded with a plethora of additional lists as we travel into ... [More]

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Sunday, November 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

With the penetration of Guitar Hero into living rooms across the country and First Act appearing on the shelves of Walmart and Target, I guess it was only a matter of time before Best Buy, the nations leading consumer electronics retailer, followed suit. However, rather than expanding their inventor... [More]

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Friday, October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

With Christmas right around the corner, we figured it was the perfect time to publish the First Annual FrugalGuitarist.com Holiday Gift Guide: 20 Great Gift Ideas Under $100! Enough chit chat already! Under $30 String Winder - If your guitarist doesn't have one, go get one right now. This indispens... [More]

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Friday, October 31, 2008 | 0 Comments

With an artist list including Taj Mahal, Jerry Reid (Mell Tillis Orchestra) and members of the Grand Ole Opry and Dollywood house bands, the name Tradition seems extremely appropriate. The company was founded in 1998 by music industry veteran Jim Matthews with humble beginnings in a horse barn in In... [More]

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Wednesday, October 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

How to Search the Internet – Every purchase I make I try to research first. Now, I’m not talking about spending days or weeks struggling over a purchase (which I feel is extremely counterproductive) but I at least need to see which retailers are offering a product and at what price. This... [More]