Music

Where Is the Best Spot for Your Strap Button?
Guitars

Where Is the Best Spot for Your Strap Button?

Some guitars come with a strap button on the top and bottom for you to use. Others come with one on the bottom of the instrument, but there isn’t one for the top. If you’re unlucky, the guitar doesn’t come with any strap buttons. Classical guitars aren’t supposed to have […]

What Is the Difference Between a Root Note and a Bass Note?
Music

What Is the Difference Between a Root Note and a Bass Note?

Notes are a fundamental part of music. Each instrument produces specific sounds at a particular tone to create something reproducible from the melody to the bass accompaniment. Some instruments produce chords, which are notes played together to create a unique harmony. Options like the piano and the guitar tend to […]

Essential Grunge Guitar Gear
Guitars

Essential Grunge Guitar Gear

When grunge arrived on the scene in the mid-1980s, most people shrugged it off. Most experts agree that 1986 was the first year this subgenre became a “thing,” which is the same year that the song “That’s What Friends Are For” was the top hit of the year – sung […]

Tube vs. Solid State Rectifiers
Equipment

Tube vs. Solid State Rectifiers

When people start talking about tube vs. solid state anything in the guitar world, most opinions state that the latter is inferior. Although a tube amplifier creates beautiful music, making a buying decision based on the idea that solid state tech is typically inferior isn’t always the right path to […]

How to Adjust Audio Balance in Windows 10
Software

How to Adjust Audio Balance in Windows 10

If you’re used to the older versions of Windows, the way to adjust the audio balance was straightforward. You’d open the speaker settings, create the outcome you wanted with the sliders and checks, and then save everything before exiting. Since you could hit “Enter” to exit automatically, it was not […]

Seymour Duncan Pickup Height
Guitars

Seymour Duncan Pickup Height

Pickup height adjustments are one of the easiest ways for musicians to improve their guitar’s tone. Everyone spends countless hours chasing the perfect sound, and some are willing to pay a small fortune to achieve results. When you start changing the pickup height of your Seymour Duncans, you can get […]

How to Record a Cassette Tape
Music

How to Record a Cassette Tape

Many people want to save their music to a computer to make it easier to access. Once you have a file from a CD or download, you can transfer it to numerous devices. You can transfer vinyl, CDs, cassettes, and even 8-track tapes to a digital format with the correct […]

How to Make Your Guitar Neck Less Sticky
Guitars

How to Make Your Guitar Neck Less Sticky?

Vintage guitars always feel smooth and responsive. Wouldn’t it be nice if a new instrument felt the same way when you took the stage? Guitar necks often feel sticky on the fretting hand, especially when the instrument is given a high-gloss finish. Any neck can reach this condition because of […]