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Parlez-vous Tone? Bring Some European Styling to Your Rig with Lâg Guitars

Parlez-vous Tone? Bring Some European Styling to Your Rig with Lâg Guitars

For many of our North American readers, Lâg guitars is definitely something new and different.

No Joke: P.o.B. Lets the Tone Do the Talking

No Joke: P.o.B. Lets the Tone Do the Talking

In a world where handwired pedals can command a premium, P.o.B. puts the same high-quality work and high-quality components under the hood while keeping the prices within the realm of the affordable.

The Thrill is Gone: Remembering B.B. King

The Thrill is Gone: Remembering B.B. King

Personally, B.B. King has always been one of my go-to players.

From Inspiration to Realization: How the Line 6 James Tyler Variax Provides the Shortest Route to Realizing Your Musical Ideas

From Inspiration to Realization: How the Line 6 James Tyler Variax Provides the Shortest Route to Realizing Your Musical Ideas

Line 6 is doing exceptionally unique and fascinating things with the guitar. Enter the Line 6 James Tyler Variax guitar line.

The Sweet Sound of Home:  Carvin's Contribution to U.S. Made Gear

The Sweet Sound of Home: Carvin’s Contribution to U.S. Made Gear

The Carvin name can easily take it’s place alongside other legendary U.S. amplifier makers.

ArtistWorks Does More Than Educate: It Inspires

ArtistWorks Does More Than Educate: It Inspires

A little while back, I had the occasion to sit down with TTK in the flesh. It was during this meeting that I got to brag a little about the lessons I was taking from this one guitar player named Paul Gilbert.

When Experience Counts: Blackstar's Seasoned Musical Soul Shines In It's Products

When Experience Counts: Blackstar’s Seasoned Musical Soul Shines In It’s Products

Blackstar Amplification has been around just a pinch over ten years, but it’s smart range of products and enthusiastic reception from musicians gives it the air of a company with much more history and experience behind it. Which makes sense, because it is such a great company.

A Voice For The Ages: Nearly Sixty Years After It's Founding, Vox Continues to Power Musical Creativity

A Voice For The Ages: Nearly Sixty Years After It’s Founding, Vox Continues to Power Musical Creativity

Vox amps and pedals have formed the centerpieces of many top performing rigs every since Vox first hit the scene in the late 1950s, and nothing has changed.

How Sweet It Is: How Sweetwater Sound Separates itself From The Music Retail Pack

How Sweet It Is: How Sweetwater Sound Separates itself From The Music Retail Pack

Sweetwater definitely has something for everyone.

Across The Pond and Back: How Eminence Speakers Can Broaden Your Tonal Horizons

Across The Pond and Back: How Eminence Speakers Can Broaden Your Tonal Horizons

Eminence has been in the speaker business for nearly 50 years, so they know a thing or two about helping guitarists and bassists find the right speaker for their needs.