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  • If you're looking for the best heavy metal guitar under $500 here are the top electric guitars you need to consider.

    10 Best Metal Guitars Under $500

    10 Best Metal Guitars Under $500

    by Michael James6

  • Check out the 5 best guitar amps for under $200 in this review, each packed with features and made by the top names in the business.

    Top 5 Best Guitar Amps Under $200

    Top 5 Best Guitar Amps Under $200

    by Michael James12

  • When it comes to vintage American guitars the big three will always come to mind. Now, everyone has heard of the big three American automobile companies, but we Americans have a big three for guitars as well, Martin, Gibson, and Fender. C.F. Martin...

    The Gibson Dove Guitar

    The Gibson Dove Guitar

    by Wesman Todd Shaw22

  • The Epiphone vs Gibson Les Paul debate has been going on for years. This review will help you decide which guitar is better for your budget and needs. Here you can compare construction, quality and sound between Epiphone and Gibson, and even learn a little history.

    Epiphone Les Paul vs. Gibson Les Paul Guitar Review

    Epiphone Les Paul vs. Gibson Les Paul Guitar Review

    by Michael James152

  • Learn the history of the Fender Stratocaster, Telecaster, Jazzmaster and Jaguar and why they are known as some of the most iconic guitars in the world.

    A Brief History of Fender Electric Guitars

    A Brief History of Fender Electric Guitars

    by Michael James6

  • Do you have a stack of records around, but don’t know how to properly clean and restore them? Here are some useful tips and solutions on how to restore your vinyl collection.

    How to Restore Old Records

    How to Restore Old Records

    by Anne Marie Carr0

  • Gibson Les Paul or Fender Stratocaster? Read this review to help decide which guitar is better for you based on sound, quality and differences.Learn about affordable versions of each and how to choose between them.

    Gibson Les Paul vs. Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review

    Gibson Les Paul vs. Fender Stratocaster Guitar Review

    by Michael James40

  • Check out this list of best bass guitar brands in the world for 2020 and get help finding an instrument that’s perfect for you.

    Best Bass Guitar Brands 2020

    Best Bass Guitar Brands 2020

    by Michael James38

  • At some point or another most people who are into music wish to play an instrument, or see if they can - and the guitar is the most common instrument found in modern music. Here are five of the very best acoustic guitars for under five hundred dollars. These guitars are all very good instruments that won't need to be replaced until a musician reaches a higher skill level, and even then these are guitars that are keepers for a lifetime if they are properly cared for.

    Top Five Dreadnought Acoustic Guitars for Under Five Hundred Dollars

    Top Five Dreadnought Acoustic Guitars for Under Five Hundred Dollars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw18

  • Compare the 10 best electric guitars under $500 and decide which top-rated instrument is right for you in 2020. These are affordable, budget guitars for intermediate players, but good enough for the pros.

    10 Best Electric Guitars Under $500 (2020)

    10 Best Electric Guitars Under $500 (2020)

    by Michael James18

  • Here is a list of the best electric guitars ever made, 20 instruments that are considered all-time classics in the guitar world.

    20 Best Electric Guitars of All Time

    20 Best Electric Guitars of All Time

    by Michael James0

  • The best portable guitar amp combines cool features with great sounds in a small, battery-powered package. Here are 5 awesome choices.

    Best Portable Guitar Amp

    Best Portable Guitar Amp

    by Michael James8

  • Here is a list of the best bass guitars under $1000. These are 4 and 5-string basses for intermediate players or working pros, and they are made by some of the top bass guitar builders in the world.

    20 Best Bass Guitars Under $1000 in 2020

    20 Best Bass Guitars Under $1000 in 2020

    by Michael James3

  • The Martin D 18 acoustic guitar is less expensive than the Martin D 28, D 35, and D 45 - it's FAR less expensive than the D 50 or D 100 - but the Martin D 18 may very well be a BETTER guitar than any of it's more expensive cousins.

    The Martin D-18 Guitar and Its Very Special Sound

    The Martin D-18 Guitar and Its Very Special Sound

    by Wesman Todd Shaw22

  • In the 1970s Gibson guitars relaxed their quality standards and sold some things they should not have. The Japanese took notice and started building Les Paul copies. Here are five of the best brands.

    5 Best Non-Gibson Brands of Les Paul Guitar

    5 Best Non-Gibson Brands of Les Paul Guitar

    by Wesman Todd Shaw71

  • Recording software is notorious for costing even more than some instruments, but that doesn't have to be the case. Here are five digital audio workstations under $100 that will do the job just fine.

    Choosing Inexpensive Home Recording Software

    Choosing Inexpensive Home Recording Software

    by Sam Islam5

  • These 5 essential guitar effects pedals are classic must-have stomp boxes, found on the pedal boards of some of the best guitarists in history.

    5 Essential Guitar Effects Pedals

    5 Essential Guitar Effects Pedals

    by Michael James11

  • When you are a serious guitarist, but your day job requires you to travel, you need a guitar you can take on the road. Here are five of the best travel guitars.

    5 Best Backpack or Travel-Size Guitars

    5 Best Backpack or Travel-Size Guitars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw4

  • One of the 4 most iconic solid body electric guitars in the world, the Gibson SG is far less expensive than the other 3. This is also the most successful guitar Gibson has ever produced

    5 Best Gibson SG Guitars Available

    5 Best Gibson SG Guitars Available

    by Wesman Todd Shaw5

  • This article will help you choose between a combo amp and a head and cabinet setup for guitar or bass. There are pros and cons to each whether you play at home or in a band, and one or the other is likely the best option for you.

    Combo Amp or Head and Cab: How to Choose for Guitar and Bass

    Combo Amp or Head and Cab: How to Choose for Guitar and Bass

    by Michael James2

  • Compare 10 of the best electric guitars under $1000 in this guide to the top instruments for under a grand for the year 2020, all from big names in the guitar world.

    10 Best Electric Guitars Under $1000 in 2020

    10 Best Electric Guitars Under $1000 in 2020

    by Michael James12

  • Check out the top rock guitar builders who make the best guitars for rock. These are companies that have proven themselves as the best of the best over the decades.

    Top 10 Electric Guitar Brands for Rock

    Top 10 Electric Guitar Brands for Rock

    by Michael James13

  • All mahogany dreadnoughts offer a great counterpoint to the typical spruce top guitars. They have a unique voice too. They are most especially great for a singer songwriter who loves to play rhythm.

    5 Best  Mahogany Top  and Body Dreadnought Guitars

    5 Best Mahogany Top and Body Dreadnought Guitars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw3

  • Here's my list of best bass guitars for under $500. If you are a bassist on a budget here are the top basses for the money. They're affordable, they sound great and they are made by some of the best bass guitar companies of all time.

    Best Bass Under $500: Top 5 Bass Guitars for the Money

    Best Bass Under $500: Top 5 Bass Guitars for the Money

    by Michael James14

  • The world of the acoustic steel string guitarist is totally in love with the Martin D-28 Herringbone guitars. It has been this way since the 1930's, and it will be this way for long to come. While there are many different varieties, makes, and models of the high X D-28 from various and sundry manufacturers, this article examines five of the best without trying to encourage breaking the bank and spending someone's inheritance

    Top Five Vintage Recreations of the Martin D 28 Acoustic Guitar

    Top Five Vintage Recreations of the Martin D 28 Acoustic Guitar

    by Wesman Todd Shaw28

  • Compare 5 of the best bass amps for beginners, top-rated amplifiers from some of the biggest brand names in the bass guitar world.

    Best Bass Amps for Beginners in 2020

    Best Bass Amps for Beginners in 2020

    by Michael James13

  • Everyone loves a Fender Telecaster, but not all Teles out there are made by Fender. Here are 5 of the best makes of Tele out there which are not Fender guitars.

    5 Best Non-Fender Telecaster Guitars

    5 Best Non-Fender Telecaster Guitars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw22

  • These are five top notch and less expensive solid wood alternatives to a Martin D-28. Rosewood and spruce in a dreadnought design is something very desirable, but not all can afford a D-28.

    Five Less-Expensive Alternatives to the Martin D-28

    Five Less-Expensive Alternatives to the Martin D-28

    by Wesman Todd Shaw5

  • Check out my review of the Marshall DSL40C guitar amp. It’s a powerful, versatile tube combo from a legendary name in the guitar world.

    Marshall DSL40C Combo Amp Review

    Marshall DSL40C Combo Amp Review

    by Michael James4

  • The magical sounds that come from the harmonica are nothing short of a mystery. How do they do it? This article explores some of the masters of this tiny musical instrument.

    The Harmonica: Masters of the Mouth Harp

    The Harmonica: Masters of the Mouth Harp

    by Shauna L Bowling100

  • The Gibson Les Paul is one of the most copied guitars in the world. Here are ten great ones, some more exact copies than others, from ten different manufacturers of electric guitars

    Ten Great Non-Gibson Les Paul-Style Guitars

    Ten Great Non-Gibson Les Paul-Style Guitars

    by Wesman Todd Shaw12

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  • The harmonica is one of the few musical instruments that can be carried in a pocket and that users can teach themselves to play.

    A History of the Harmonica

    A History of the Harmonica

    by Rupert Taylor3

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