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G.A.S. Gear Acquisition Syndrome - How To Win

You need only strike up a conversation with a fellow musician or join a brand-appreciation group on Facebook to have your G.A.S. fully flared up and ready to injure your finances.   669 more words

Ernie Ball Music Man

Did you know that Leo Fender never learned how to play guitar?

Leo Fender, inventor of  one of the most popular electric guitar brands in the world, Fender Guitars, never learned how to play guitar.  In addition to that, he actually was an accountant before losing his job in the Great Depression.  717 more words


Instant Angus

This is the reputation the SD Storm earned, a pedal that you plug in and Angus Young sound comes out of the speakers… so, is it true? 606 more words

Tips & Tools

MXR Dyna Comp

Review of a classic… this pedal has been around for ages, more precisely it was released in the 70s and according to Wikipedia it instantly became a “Nashville Standard” I’ve only had this pedal for 6 months or so, so it’s not a classic for me but as soon as I plugged it in something snapped. 339 more words


A Quick One

I’ll make this short and sweet: I think I’ve finally got this website conundrum licked. Not entirely to my satisfaction, but it’s a whole lot better than nothing. 158 more words


A Strat Blender

I’ve assembled a few Telecasters but up until now I have not assembled a Stratocaster and so I thought I would change that. The Strat I will assemble will have two single coils and a trembucker and some non-standard electronics. 295 more words

Seymour Duncan