With some deft hybrid picking, you can turn your guitar into a West African music machine.
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The pros and cons of installing an onboard mic in a flattop bass.
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B.C. Rich honors its acoustic origins with a fancy but affordable dreadnought.
King Buzzo details his love for aluminum guitars and solid-state amps.
We spend quality time with sub-$1,500 5-string basses from Ibanez, Dingwall, G&L, Spector, and MTD.
A beautiful handmade germanium overdrive with more tonal range than its 1960s predecessors.