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Guitars and basses

All the guitar and bass articles, reviews, guides, and tutorials at Higher Hz.

Schecter C-6 Deluxe review: Amazing value for your money

If you want a straightforward, highly affordable, well-made guitar, the C-6 Deluxe by Schecter is something you should check out!

Although, often labeled as beginner guitars, let me tell you – there’s nothing entry-level about this guitar in terms of quality! The only beginner characteristic of this guitar series is the affordable price.

The 13 greatest guitarists of all time

Developing a list of the greatest guitarists ever is a pretty daunting task. Over the last 100 years, there were so many stellar guitar players who left their mark on music as we know it. The fact that I had to leave out some greats in favor of some others was nothing short of heartbreaking.

However, I have seen a great deal of utility in writing such a list. Maybe the next Robert Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen, or Ritchie Blackmore is out there reading this article in hopes of getting inspired.

The 10 iconic basslines you should’ve known about by now

What comes to mind when you think of the word “iconic?” It’s a subjective term these days, right? One that I feel gets thrown around far too much in today’s mainstream culture. So, when sitting down to tackle a list of music’s most iconic basslines, I found myself asking this very question.

Boss Dual Cube LX review: A tremendous portable amp

Don’t let the tiny looks of this amp fool you! There’s a miraculous amount of different sonic textures jam-packed within this small Dual Cube LX amp. Given its size, it is a tremendous traveling friend and a wet dream of any self-respecting street musician!

These 7 alternate guitar tunings will break you out of a playing rut

In the guitar playing community, the topic of alternate tunings will come up and it’s never failed to grab my attention and for good reason.

Alternate tunings can break you out of a playing rut almost instantly due to their beefy low end and lush cascading open strings (depending on which tuning you use) as well as fingerings that live outside the safety of our tried and true standard tuning. It all adds up to a shift in perspective that often leads to exciting music.

Boss Katana-50 Mk2 EX review

If you thought Boss couldn’t improve on the existing Katana-50 Mk2 model, you could not be more wrong. The Katana-50 Mk2 EX (expandable) is an incredibly versatile guitar amp that comes within a neat package that can be used in all different scenarios!