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Slammer Hamer Guitars Good or Bad
Guitars

Slammer Hamer Guitars: Good or Bad?

Growing up in the Midwest, my family always felt like it was essential to support local businesses. It’s also traditional to start learning an instrument around the fourth or fifth grade where we lived. I vividly remember my music teacher administering a musical IQ test. We got to choose the […]

StingRay Bass vs Sterling Bass Comparison
Bass

StingRay Bass vs. Sterling Bass Comparison

Ernie Ball first introduced the StingRay bass in 1976. It quickly rose to fame, becoming one of the most iconic instruments of its type in history. The StingRay became the first four-string production bass to feature on-board active equalization. It would become the flagship of the Music Man lineup. Today’s […]

Do 320 Kbps MP3 Files Really Sound Better?
Software

Do 320 Kbps MP3 Files Really Sound Better?

From the first moment humans figured out how to record sounds, we’ve wanted to share numerous ideas with others using this format. As modern technology has developed over the past 30 years, it’s become easier than ever to create and share audio files. When you want to listen to music, […]

Why Do So Many Posers Play Offset Guitars?
Guitars

Why Do So Many Posers Play Offset Guitars?

There are three guarantees I’ve found that happen in life. The government always knows how much money you’ve made, even if you get paid under the table. People will always gossip about you when you’re successful because they want to bring you down to their level. Someone will come up […]

Epiphone ES-339 vs Dot 335
Guitars

Epiphone ES-339 vs. Dot 335

Epiphone has created high-quality instruments at affordable prices for several years. Each idea they have seems to be a home run. Whether you’re working a stage or something at the local dive, Epiphone guitars work with every possible genre. The respect given to the brand under the Gibson banner is […]

Top Wrapping a Les Paul
Guitars

Top Wrapping a Les Paul

Gibson’s Les Paul guitar is a solid-body design that the company first sold in 1952. It was designed by John Huis, who worked as a factory manager for the brand at the time. Les Paul provided input during the design phase and eventually endorsed the final product. On a standard […]

Best Strat Tremolo Bridge Replacement
Guitars

Best Strat Tremolo Bridge Replacement

The tremolo on a Strat puts in tons of work each session. It’s only natural that this component will eventually wear out. You might also dislike the current tremolo bridge on your guitar and be looking for a high-quality replacement. Over the past few decades, there have been countless tremolo […]

Body Blank Dimensions
Guitars

Body Blank Dimensions

When most people think about guitars, they’re thinking about a Strat. It’s one of the most recognizable shapes in the industry, even several decades after its first introduction. The Strat body is so popular that most guitar manufacturers offer a knockoff version of that design. If you’re interested in trying […]

MP3 URL Ending with MP3 [Solved]
Music

MP3 URL Ending with MP3 [Solved]

Technology is a lovely thing. It gives us tremendous access to numerous resources, communication tools, and much more. Music evolved into a new entertainment force when MP3 files were available for download and distribution. Since the early 2000s, we’ve seen players grow from handheld units to incorporated apps and features […]

What Does 8va Mean in Music?
Music

What Does 8va Mean in Music?

Music is a beautiful language to learn. When you can translate the various notes into sounds on an instrument you love playing, it becomes possible to turn a written idea into a beautiful sound that others can enjoy. Writing music can be a complex process. When put together, the five […]