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  • The best brands for acoustic folk guitars
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    The best brands for acoustic folk guitars

    05/31/18 in Steel String Guitars

    Today is the turn to list the top brands for acoustic guitars. Indeed, after having done the same with electric guitars, we decided to let acoustic guitar players express their opinion.

  • The top high-end hardware modeling amps for guitar
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    The top high-end hardware modeling amps for guitar

    05/28/18 in Guitar Amp Simulators

    After the war of the DAWs and electric guitars, now is the turn of high-end amp emulators! Once again we asked our French community to share with us their preferences regarding high-end amp emulators. We intentionally reduced the list to the most important and reputed options on the market.

  • The top entry-level modeling combos for guitar
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    The top entry-level modeling combos for guitar

    05/19/18 in Modelling Combo Guitar Amps

    Whether you're just starting out with the guitar or you're simply looking for an affordable and practical tool, modeling combos are an attractive alternative to amplify your instrument. All major brands have their own models and the offer is huge, so it's not easy to choose one! That's why we asked our French community to vote for their favorites …

  • Top hardware speaker simulators
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    Top hardware speaker simulators

    03/23/18 in Guitar Cabinet Simulators

    Speaker emulators seem to be highly in demand right now, mainly as a solution to record yourself and play live, benefiting from the sound of a tube amp. There are obviously lots of software tools to do that, but hardware solutions are becoming more and more popular.

  • Top wah-wah pedals for guitar
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    Top wah-wah pedals for guitar

    03/05/18 in Wah-Wah/Auto Wahs/Filters for Guitar

    The quest for the perfect wah-wah pedal is not an easy one. The sound varies a lot from model to model and we don't all want to attack the same frequencies. Any reviews and advice is always very much welcome when discussing this legendary effect... which made us want to ask our readers their opinion. To help you out we chose 50 models among the be…

  • Top legendary folk acoustic guitars
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    Top legendary folk acoustic guitars

    02/28/18 in Acoustic Guitars

    While electric guitars have seen a decrease in sales in recent years, the acoustic guitar market seems to be as healthy as ever.

  • Brief guide to guitar synths
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    Brief guide to guitar synths

    02/08/18 in Guitars

    The '80s revival that has taken hold of pop culture seems to not have an end. And, obviously, music hasn't escaped this phenomenon, to the benefit of one instrument: the synthesizer. A fact that makes most guitar players sad... But fortunately, there are solutions.

  • A rundown of the most mythical fuzz pedals
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    A rundown of the most mythical fuzz pedals

    12/05/17 in Fuzz pedals

    Fuzzzzz! This onomatopoeia used to describe the first distorted sounds of an amp is hardly a stranger to any guitar player. The fuzz is obviously a distortion effect, but it's a also a culture in its own right. It actually defines a whole category of rock by itself and symbolizes the desire for emancipation and renewal of an entire generation. Aud…

  • Top electric guitar models
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    Top electric guitar models

    11/01/17 in Electric Guitars

    The results of our survey on the sequencers most used by the AF community seems to have drawn quite some attention among you. So we've decided to share with you another one we ran on electric guitars: A couple of months ago we asked our French readers to pick their favorite guitar from a list of 40 classic and popular models currently available on…

  • Q&A with Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid
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    Q&A with Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid

    12/06/16 in Guitars

    Living Colour guitarist Vernon Reid can pride himself of having influenced an entire generation of guitar players by establishing himself in the late '80s as as a household name in the "fusion" world, or as he liked to call it back then, a blend of different musical styles.