Introduction For something that sounds so simple it can be so complicated to get a good clean from your guitar amp. Are you finding that when you select the clean channel on your amp it just doesn’t sound right? Do you find it stale and bland? Want to be jazzed
Lekato MS-1 Wireless IEM Review – Do cheap IEM systems have a Drawback?
Introduction We love a bargain here at Gigs & Guitars! Today we have an incredible bargain for you! The Lekato MS-1 Wireless IEM system. A cheap IEM system that will cost you less than a restring on your guitar! In this article we will be reviewing the Lekato MS-1 system,
Budgeting as a Musician – How to Save and use your money better!
Introduction Being a full-time musician can be a dream come true, but it can also come with its own set of financial challenges. One of which is Budgeting as a Musician! Musicians often have inconsistent income streams, unpredictable expenses, and the constant need to reinvest in their careers. To manage
5 unusual things to buy as a Musician! Not musical but very useful!
Introduction We all like gear, and we all like the odd guitar pedal or amp. However, there are some items you can purchase which don’t really have anything to do with music or playing the guitar but will be very helpful! So we thought we would put together a little
Should you buy second hand gear or brand new? – Let’s talk about it!
Introduction Being a guitarist, in fact, being a musician we are all in love with gear! Hear of all ranges! For me, it is Amps, pedals and guitars! However, buying gear comes with a decision. Do you go brand new or do you go second hand gear? This is a
I’ve had a few Guitar Lessons – What has it taught me?
Introduction Recently I found myself stuck in a bit of a hole with my playing. I found that I wasn’t progressing as much as I would like. So I tried a few things to try to get out of this hole, however, no matter how much I tried to climb
5 Features that should be on all Modern Guitars
Introduction There are many, hundreds if not thousands of guitar manufacturers out there, and I have started to notice something that has annoyed me. The more expensive guitars are missing features that cheaper guitars have, features that make playing the guitar and living with that guitar easier. I have put
7 Tips for building a pedalboard – Things you need to think about
Introduction Planning to build a pedalboard? Good! It is amazing fun and lets you fiddle and get the sounds you like from the pedals you enjoy! However, building a pedalboard can be an overwhelming task! How do you start? What do you have to do? Well, we thought it would
Let us talk about Acoustic Guitar Strings – We try a few sets!
Introduction Strings can often be overlooked and forgotten about! It isn’t really until one breaks that we think about them! A few weeks ago I put out an article about Electric guitar strings, Since then a lot of you have asked if I am going to be doing one about
10 Questions with Sophie Burrell – Interview and Chat
Introduction While I was at the Birmingham guitar show, I got the chance to meet Sophie Burrell and ask if she would be up for an interview. She kindly agreed! So we thought it would be a great way to start our new blog series called “10 Questions with”. We