Guides

Guitar pickups: Everything you need to know

Pickups are a very deep topic, and this guitar pickup guide is meant to help break down some of the more fundamental aspects of how they work.

The All Things Gear Top 10 Gear of the Year List 2020

This year has been filled with plenty of great gear from companies across the map, here is our list of the top ten pieces of gear to grace the year 2020.

Best Holiday Gifts for Musicians

This list of best holiday gifts for musicians offers some great ideas for the musician in your life. These are “stocking stuffer” ideas.

Eddie Van Halen Gear Guide

In this Eddie Van Halen gear guide, let’s look into some of the magic, mystery, and mojo behind the tools he used to revolutionize rock guitar.

Top Must-Have Bass Guitar Accessories

There are certain items that every bass player should have available to them. These are some of the must-have bass guitar accessories.

A musician’s guide to staying creative in isolation

Stuck indoors indefinitely? Here are our best tips to keep your mind active throughout the coronavirus virus isolation period.

Everything you need to know about MIDI 2.0

MIDI 2.0 is finally here, bringing with it a ton of updates to the original MIDI spec. Here's everything you need to know about the MIDI 2.0 spec.

NAMM 2020: Jim Dunlop and MXR announce a collection of new pedals

Jim Dunlop and its subsidary guitar gear company MXR have just announced plans for a new collection of guitar pedals, including a 'Dookie' inspired one.

The top 10 music gear releases of 2019

2019 was a huge year for musicians, and music makers. With the slew of new gear that was released over the last 12 months, we picked our top 10 favorites.

Solid body vs semi hollow body vs hollow body electric guitars: which one is right for you?

There are a number of things to consider when buying a new guitar. Like, for example, if you want a solid body, semi hollow body, or hollow body guitar.

Affordable holiday shopping guide for the musician in your life

Don't know what to buy for the musician in your family? Here is a detailed shopping list of affordable options during the hectic holiday season.

A musician’s guide to Apple’s MacOS Catalina: Should you upgrade?

MacOS Catalina is here, bringing with it a ton of great new features. But is your music-making software compatible? We put together this guide.