Washburn Rover vs Martin Backpacker Reviews & Comparison

If you are looking for a travel guitar, an experienced guitarist will tell you to choose between a Washburn Rover and Martin Backpacker. The Backpacker has a cool and interesting design, but the Rover looks more familiar and friendly. Which one should you choose? Let’s take a deeper look into their qualities and performances to … Read moreWashburn Rover vs Martin Backpacker Reviews & Comparison

Solving the myth of Yamaha FG800 vs FS800

Cheap and playable guitars, which are always recommended for beginners, are bad investments as they can’t stand against extended practice and usage. Balancing between budget and quality is the hardest job in the world of instruments, but Yamaha’s somehow got through it with the FG800 and FS800. However, there’s still one more confused question: Yamaha … Read moreSolving the myth of Yamaha FG800 vs FS800

How to clean a guitar fretboard – Perfect tone magical tips

Knowing how to clean a guitar fretboard properly at the right time is the best and most economical way to maintain the quality and sound of the guitar. But not every guitarist pays much attention to this.   The fretboard which is one of the most critical parts of the guitar presence as a long … Read moreHow to clean a guitar fretboard – Perfect tone magical tips

The Complete Guide to Country Rock Part 3: Gram Parsons, the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Grateful Dead

With Dylan’s endorsement and The Band’s influence, the country rock movement was primed for take off. Free of The Byrds, Gram Parsons recruited Chris Hillman on Mandolin, Chris Ethridge on bass and ‘Sneeky’ Pete Kleinow on pedal steel to form The Flying Burrito Brothers. Gram Parsons envisaged his new band as an expression of ‘Cosmic … Read moreThe Complete Guide to Country Rock Part 3: Gram Parsons, the Flying Burrito Brothers and the Grateful Dead

The Complete Guide to Country Rock part 2: Bob Dylan, The Band and The Byrds

In 1966, instead of following the trend of acid rock, with its experimental sounds and studio trickery, Dylan hiked off to Nashville to record his groundbreaking double album, Blonde On Blonde. The musicians on the record were some of country music’s best session players, and Dylan was firing on all cylinders creatively. The result was … Read moreThe Complete Guide to Country Rock part 2: Bob Dylan, The Band and The Byrds

The Complete Guide to Country Rock

Sun recording artists Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, Elvis Presley and Johnny Cash – dubbed the Million Dollar Quartet – at an impromptu jam session, Memphis, 1956. Country and rock have always been uneasy bedfellows, ever since Elvis Presley appeared on the Grand Ole Opry in 1955 and offended country purists with his amalgamation of … Read moreThe Complete Guide to Country Rock