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General Tips and Ideas Lead Guitar Lead Guitar Tone Tone

Lead Tone 1: Basics of Guitar Tone

This is the first in a series of posts which examine, in detail, the basis of lead guitar tone. This introduction covers the basics of frequency response, distortion and dynamics.

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DIY Reviews

TremKing Review

The TremKing is a new design of tremolo, which the TremKing people call a ‘fixed-bridge’ tremolo.

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DIY Gear/Effects/Accessories Reviews

Warmoth Parts Review

A review of the Warmoth Neck and Body. TremKing review coming next week.

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Gear/Effects/Accessories Reviews Tone

Kinman Pickups Review

This is a quick review of the Kinman Pickups I installed in my strat. Next week I’ll do a review on the TremKing and Warmoth stuff too.

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DIY Gear/Effects/Accessories

Making a Stratocaster

A walk through of the decision making process of organising a parts list for my first ‘DIY’ guitar. Essentially I talk about the ‘whys and the wherefores’ behind how I choose the parts for my dream strat.


If you’ve read the ‘About’ page, you’ll know that I am a classical guitarist, with barely any experience playing other styles. This entire website is a diary of sorts, documenting and discussing all the new techniques/experiences that I encounter as I ‘branch out’ into new styles.