Can you make a cheap electric guitar good by switching the pickups for good ones? What else can you do to it to make it sound better?

Yes but there are a few upgrades that you can do to keep improving it. In order, I think these are the tone upgrades you should be looking for. Adjust your bridge saddles, pickup heights, action, and intonation – this costs 0$ and will improve the sound of your guitar greatly. Also if you have […]

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) […]

Tips on improving guitar tone, equipment

Alright, a break from politics for a while. Since I’m one of the rare Asians that can play guitar better than piano, some ask me for improving their tone on guitar. Well, there’s several key guidelines to follow. Firstly, tone is subjective. What kind of tone do you want? Hendrix? Metallica? Slash? Those all have […]