In case you haven’t heard, we’ve been celebrating MXR’s 40th anniversary this year with blog and video content to provide players with an informative, inside look at one of the most iconic stompbox brands in history. The crown jewels of our celebration have been our vintage MXR pedal giveaways. You see, we tracked down each of MXR’s four original core pedals—the Phase 90, the Distortion +, the Dyna Comp Compressor, and the Blue Box Fuzz—in vintage form and had one of our engineers give them a close inspection. Last month, we put up the Blue Box Fuzz. Now it’s time for our final vintage MXR giveaway: the Phase 90.
Let’s break down the three major capo types so you can choose which capo is right for you.
Don’t put your capo smack dab between two frets.
Swedish pioneer prog death metal act Opeth is set to release Pale Communion, its highly anticipated eleventh album, on August 26th. We sat down with lead guitar player Fredrik Åkesson to talk about the making of the record. Catch Opeth on the road in December with fellow Dunlop artists In Flames and Red […]
A well-oiled fingerboard doesn’t just look nice—it keeps your guitar or bass healthy and sounding its best. During a dry season or any time you use a lot of indoor heating, keeping your fingerboard oiled is particularly important. In dry environments, any wood that isn’t protected by a finish—such as a rosewood […]