Guitar Amplifiers and Effects

Guitar players often turn into "gear heads" with lots of equipment. These lessons help you understand the basic setup of guitar, amplifier and effects.


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Guitar Pedals

What is the effects loop? And what are the basic rules about the order of effects you are using. This article will try and spell these things out for you.

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Marshall Amp Logo

Here is the lowdown on British bass guitar amplifiers. We detail the similarities and differences between the various amps and give you some help choosing.

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Peavey Guitar Amp

This is the second installment on buying a guitar amp. We will focus here on the intermediate player and go a bit deeper into the quest for tone.

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This is the first of two articles on choosing a guitar amp. This part deals with choices faces beginners.

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Breaking The Law

Murphy’s Law says that anything that can go wrong, will go wrong. The more electronics and gear you use, the greater the chance of something not working.

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GAS Powered

Many guitarists end up buying gear compulsively. This disorder is known in music circles as GAS: Gear Acquisition Syndrome.

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