25 Dec 2018 in GuitarWhat a year it's been for guitars - so difficult to choose the 5 best! We had a go anyway: here are Jef's Top 5 guitars of 2018, chosen for their unique properties and interesting designs.
24 Dec 2018 in GuitarChristmas is here and many guitarists will have walnuts lying around the house. Jef explains how to use a walnut to give your rosewood or ebony fretboard to a healthy, lustrous sheen!
16 Dec 2018 in GuitarThe Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time is 20 years old! To celebrate this computer game milestone, guitarist and YouTuber Gerry Trevino has turned the game score into a guitar medley.
30 Nov 2018 in GuitarHeavier guitars sustain for longer - don't they? Or is this one of the biggest myths about electric guitar? YouTuber Darrell Braun has made a little video to help you decide if it's true - or not.
18 Nov 2018 in GuitarJohan Segeborn is at it again! This time he is comparing 17 different preamp valves in his old Marshall amp - and the differences in sound are astounding. But which one sounds the best?
11 Nov 2018 in GuitarWe do love us a good guitar tone shoot-out at gearnews. YouTuber Johan Segeborn has done a neat little video contrasting the sound of the KT66 tube with that of the EL34. Which do you prefer?
02 Sep 2018 in Music TechIt's that time of the week again where we take a look at the more interesting freeware releases. We have four - an Ambisonics metering suite, a proficient metering plug-in, a quirky synthesizer, and a reverb!
04 Aug 2018 in GuitarWhen you talk about good tone, it is often said by guitarists, that tone is in the fingers and in this new series I share my own personal tone journey, starting with the humble plectrum
17 Jun 2018 in GuitarHere we are in 2018, and pedal buyers can choose between Hairy Balls, the Screaming Whore or even the infamous Super Hard On pedal. Is it all getting a little bit out of hand now?
07 Apr 2018 in GuitarThe new updated BIAS Amp 2 has many strengths and one of those is its unique component level customisation and now with the option of including some very high-quality Celestion speaker IRs that make it really ...
30 Mar 2018 in GuitarWhich virtual amp software should you buy? In this new series, I give my thoughts and opinions on all the major virtual amp packages. First up on my test bench is Line 6' Helix Native software package