Does the type of wood of an electric guitar have an effect on its tone?

Probably, but its extremely minor. In fact here I am playing a guitar made of an oil can; the wood in there is mostly agathis (very cheap wood) and is only used to line the frame – the majority of the body is completely hollow. Gear used: Bohemian TNT (modified with Lollar Gold Foil pickups) […]

Why is Jimi Hendrix so revered as a guitar player?

hmm well I think a majority of his early songs like Purple Haze, Foxy Lady, Red House, Wind Cries Mary, Voodoo Child etc were based in blues (especially Red House which is now a blues standard) but I implore you to explore more of Hendrix’s catalog: Third Stone from the Sun is psychedelic rock and […]

The five types of guitar overdrives

I’m kind of a guitar gadget freak, and I’ve bought many guitar pedals over the years. One of the pedals I like to collect the most are overdrives – Overdrives are guitar pedals that cause the amp to breakup – but in a soft clipping way not hard clipping like a distortion or fuzz – […]