Lace Sensor Hot Gold Review: Why You Should Consider These Single-Coil Pickups

As long as the electric guitar exists, Stratocasters, S-type copies, and their associated triplet of single-coil pickups will as well. Strats created the blueprint for single-coil pickups, and various iterations have been done countless times over by the finest designers…

The 10 Best Telecaster Pickups [2023 Guide]

The iconic sound of a Telecaster is known for its distinctive and timeless character. Developed by Leo Fender and introduced in the ’50s, the Tele is one of the most influential electric guitars in history, shaping the sound of numerous…

Seymour Duncan 59 Review: Modern Humbuckers with a Classic Flair

When you think of the “Mount Rushmore” of electric guitar, who comes to mind? Many names played huge roles in its development and refinement, including Leo Fender, Orville Gibson, Les Paul, Adolph Rickenbacker, and Jim Marshall, amongst others. Certainly deserving…

Fishman Fluence Modern Review: Humbuckers Worth the Hype?

It isn’t often that a truly revolutionary new innovation shakes up the world of guitar — especially in the realm of pickups. Between the invention of single coils in the ’30s, to humbucker in the ’50s, and active pickups in…

Choosing the Best Pickup for Classical Guitar

In order to amplify your nylon-string acoustic guitar for live performance, you’ll probably want to invest in the best pickup for classical guitar. It’s theoretically possible to just mike the instrument on stage, but you run the risk of bleed…

Getting Creative With Drums
Let us ask you this, do you actually have access to a drum studio? Or even more….a drummer? Many of us do not! Drum emulation can be a fantastic solution to this, but for most of us it stops there:…
J Clark’s Impressive PMC Immersive Studio
J Clark is an engineer, mixer, composer, and multi-instrumentalist based in Los Angeles, CA.  J’s studio is a sight to behold! Built in collaboration with PMC Loudspeakers, Dolby Laboratories, and Sony Home Entertainment, J’s studio is built to handle anything…
FAQ Friday With Guitar Max
On this mavellous Friday, we're joined by the one and only Guitar MAXalso known as Max Carlisle. Today, he's brought in a rather special guitar, the PDJ Woodford Classic that is new on our radar but sounds absolutely incredible. As…
Humbucker vs Single Coil Pickups: What’s the Difference?

Apart from the amp, pickups have one of the biggest impacts on tone. It’s common to swap them out until you find just the right set that complements your playing style. To better understand humbucker vs single coil sound, we’ll…