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From time to time we publish articles on a range of topics that we hope fellow musicians will find useful. If you're specifically looking for music gear buying guides go to our Gear Guides section, or for analysis of specific makes and models go to Meta Reviews.

Tremolo vs Vibrato: The Difference Between These Two Effects Explained

Vibrato and Tremolo pedals

Tremolo and vibrato are two terms that are constantly confused, and because these effects are no longer widely used, a lot of guitarists don’t have a ton of experience with them. If you’ve ever wondered what the difference between tremolo and vibrato is, you’ve come to the right place!

The Highest Rated Ukulele Brands

The Highest Rated Ukulele Brands

Here are the highest rated ukulele brands.

We calculated this list by taking into account more than 18,500 reviews, ratings and opinions of musicians from around the world.

Advice On Setting Up A Home Recording Studio

Home Recording Studio

When it comes to setting up your own basic home studio, there are endless and affordable ways to do so. It may seem difficult at first to know where to begin given the varieties of gear and tools available. This article will guide you in deciding what you need for setting up a home recording studio.

Best Electric Guitars - The All-Time Classics

Classic Electric Guitars

The history of modern music has been significantly shaped by one instrument - the electric guitar. So much of the music we love today simply wouldn't be possible without it and a large part of that is down to the all time classics featured in this list.

The Best Guitar Pedals: Eleven Essential Effects

11 Essential Effects

The guitar is unique in that its tone can be manipulated to a greater degree than just about any instrument out there. We can distort it and modulate it to our hearts content. When the right effects are used, the possibilities are endless.

The Highest Rated Acoustic Guitar Brands

The Best Acoustic Guitar Brands

Answering the question of what the best acoustic guitar brands are may be a highly subjective endeavour, however it is often an important question in need of answering, particularly for people who are relatively new to the instrument and would like to narrow down their search when looking to buy one.

Musical Instrument Amplifier Overview

Musical Instrument Amplifiers

Because different instruments have different timbres, each type requires specialized amplifiers. This has given birth to the many amp types that are available today, including guitar amps (which also branch out to acoustic and electric guitars), bass amplifiers, acoustic instrument amplifiers, keyboard amplifiers, drum amplifiers and multi-purpose amps

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