Thursday, February 21, 2019

Buyer's Guides

New electric guitars February 2018

New electric and acoustic guitars: February 2018

Our favorite new guitar announcements, releases and rumors from January to February 2018.

Six Of The Best: Sci-Fi Effects Pedals

A sextet of futuristic-sounding effects pedals that will either propel your guitar to a new frontier of sonic possibility or make it sound like a deranged robot…

The 20 Best FX Pedals In The World Today

From boxes of noise to faithful re-creations of iconic vintage units, the world of stompboxes has never been more exciting. These are our picks of the top 20 pedals you can get your hands on today.
Fender Stratocaster pickups single-coil

Four best Stratocaster pickups

Here are four of the best aftermarket Stratocaster single-coils.

Six Of The Best: Function Band Essentials

Whether you’re doing it for a giggle or looking to set up a second income, if you’re a guitarist in a function band, you need to take care of the essentials…
PAF humbucker gibson les paul

Four best PAF pickups

If you're after accurately vintage-spec'ed PAFs, check out our picks of the best examples out there.
P-90 es-335 gibson

Four best P-90 pickups

Introducing a quartet of P-90 pickups that are faithful to vintage specs.

Six Of The Best – Home Recording Essentials

The home recording revolution has made it possible to get pro-level results on a shoestring budget. Here are some great options to get you started…
Fender Telecaster

Four best Telecaster neck pickups

Easy, drop-in replacements for your Telecaster neck pickup.

Six Of The Best – Acoustic Pickups

Getting a good live acoustic sound – using either a pickup, a mic or a combination of the two – is a tricky business. Here are six solutions.

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