Vintage Vibes: Fender Blackguard Guitars at Chicago Music Exchange

Today we have a '51 Fender Telecaster, '53 Fender Esquire, and '53 Fender Telecaster. It's not very often that we get an opportunity to have three ...

Vintage Vibes: The Bursts

Right now, at this very moment, we have three authentic Bursts. We thought we'd take the time to tell you about them, and just what makes these bea...

Vintage Vibes: 1976 Gibson Limited Edition Explorer Mahogany

Call Nathaniel an explorer, because he takes this ‘76 Limited Edition Gibson Explorer and its retro-style, chunky neck on a trip to the edge and ba...

Vintage Vibes: 1970 Fender Rosewood Telecaster

There's something in the way this 1970 Rosewood Fender Telecaster moves. Most commonly associated with George Harrison of The Beatles and Traveling...

Talking Tone with Scott Sharrard

Scott Sharrard, fresh off the release of his new LP , "Saving Grace", has spent the last decade as the lead guitarist of the Gregg Allman Band. Sco...

A Ride On the Wild Side of Gibson

Gibson’s impact in the world of electric guitars is undeniable—their designs are some of the most recognizable in guitar making history. While mode...

Lefthanders Day is Every Day at CME

Wikipedia states that "International Left Handers Day is observed annually on August 13 to celebrate the uniqueness and differences of the left han...

A Brief History of Tweed

"Tweed" is much more than that yellowish covering you see on vintage amps and guitar cases. The term has come to define a Golden Era of vintage amp...

LeVeque's Best Pedals of 2019

Check out some of the hottest releases of 2019 straight from our very own Pedal Guru– Alex "PizzaButt" LeVeque!

A Brief History of Kalamazoo Guitars

You may have heard of Epiphone as Gibson’s budget brand of guitars, but before Gibson bought out this competitor, the brand produced budget brand g...

4 Pedals Every Bassist Should Have

People ask me all the time “Marc, what pedals do I need on my board?” Where the priority changes based on the type of music, my response is general...

Audio Guide to Guitar Effects

Sound effects occur in nature every day, all around us. Musical effects are an attempt to manipulate sounds from an instrument in order to recreate...