Cage Match: Few Controls vs. Many

Guitars can be made many ways these days. Some provide one or two sounds from the guitar itself, with nothing more than a pickup and a volume knob. Some players like a huge palate of sounds available at all times, covering the face of their guitar with switches and knobs. This article will explain both schools of thought as well as some ways to achieve those sounds without all those holes on your purty guitar’s top. Finally, I will explain what I like (and need) in a guitar’s control layout, and how I make it work for me.

Holiday Gift Ideas (That Don’t Suck) for Guitarists 2012

The air has grown cold, the days grown short, and the time of family, friends, good food and gift giving draws near. My friends, the holiday season is officially underway. Personally, I love this time of year. I don’t always get to see my family very much, but no matter what else is going on…

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