From the Team

A Les Paul Guitar
#From the Team / 9 June 2021

5 Guitar Myths Debunked

Guitar myths are a dime a dozen. Trawl through the internet, social media, or even when you're at a bar with your guitarist friends, you’ll hear so many for yourself! For every true fact out there, there are so many falsehoods about gear just waiting to bamboozle beginners and exasperate… Read more

a cajon in a music store
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Your Guide to Buying a Cajon

What’s not to love about the cajon? They’re affordable, accessible, portable, versatile and most of all, a lot of fun. You don’t need to be an expert drummer or musician to be able to play one. It’s actually simpler than you think if you’re looking to jam along with your… Read more

Taylor V-Class bracing. Types of acoustic guitar bracing
#From the Team / 4 June 2021

Guitarology 101: Acoustic Guitar Bracing

Acoustic guitars have been around for hundreds of years and we’re not complaining – they sound sweet as heck! Bright and sonorous, it is hard to imagine music as we know it today without the instrument. However, the tone that comes out of the good ol’ musical box is a… Read more

Two beginner guitars in a music store in Asia
#From the Team / 25 May 2021

Beginner Guitars Under RM2,500: Electrics

If you're just starting out, or looking for a beater electric guitar, you've come to the right place! Budget or beginner guitars are perfect for aspiring guitarists who are just starting out or experienced players keen on a backup guitar for the road. Of course, working with a tighter budget… Read more

Roland Audio Interface, Shure Dynamic Microphone and a Novation MIDI keyboard
#From the Team / 21 May 2021

Setting Up Your Home Recording Studio: The Essentials

All hail the marvels of technology! Advancements in science and manufacturing have no doubt made marked improvements to many facets of modern life. Just look at the examples! It has made computers accessible to the masses, connected people and ideas all over the globe via the internet, and contributed to… Read more

Boyce Avenue talk Taylor Guitars
#From the Team / 6 May 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 3: All About Taylor Guitars

Boyce Avenue are known for their creative and flawless cover songs and a huge part of their sound come from their guitars – more specifically, Taylor Guitars. For a band that relies so much on the acoustic guitar, it's little surprise that Taylor are their guitars of choice. The trio… Read more

Boyce Avenue Q&A Session live Taylor Guitars part 2
#From the Team / 28 April 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 2: Performing Online, Leveraging Tech and Being in a Sibling Band

Part 2 of the Boyce Avenue Live Session is here! In this blog post, Alejandro, Daniel and Fabian discuss about live streaming their performances, how they think technology will impact musicians over the next ten years and what it’s like being in a sibling band. For those first time readers… Read more

Best Instruments to Learn with Banner
#From the Team / 27 April 2021

What are the Best Instruments to Learn Music with?

Contemplating reasons to learn a new music instrument? Well, you’ve come to the right place if you're looking for that and the best instruments to learn music with! Alongside its relaxing qualities, science has demonstrated that learning an instrument is beneficial to refining brain structure and forming neural connections. Think… Read more

Strymon Iridium and Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS1 Amp Modellers
#From the Team / 23 April 2021

Amp Modellers: Strymon Iridium vs Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS1

“The ultimate compact rig”, “The perfect quiet home recording setup” and “Minimalist guitar gear for the most tones”. If you’ve been part of the electric guitar world for the past ten years or so, you would have undoubtedly heard these effusive praises pop up – especially so when the phrase… Read more

Boyce Avenue Q&A Session live Taylor Guitars part 1
#From the Team / 14 April 2021

Boyce Avenue Live Session Part 1: Royal Albert Hall, Staying Inspired, Originals and More

Last month we had the honour of hosting a virtual Q&A session with a powerhouse trio, Boyce Avenue. Thanks to Taylor Guitars, fans from Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia took this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet with all members of the band virtually to ask them their burning questions. For those who… Read more

A man with an electric guitar, using a smart phone with his practice guitar amp
#From the Team / 12 April 2021

Finding the Perfect Beginner Electric Guitar

So you’ve made your choice. Whether you've been captivated by the chops of your guitar heroes like Slash or John Mayer, or enticed by its unmistakeable sound, you’ve finally decided you want to become an electric guitar player. Now all that is left is to find your very first beginner… Read more

Guitar technician servicing an acoustic guitar
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Fighting the Guitar Humidity Battle in South East Asia

"Store in a cool and dry place". "Guitar humidity is paramount for your instrument's best performance". Sound familiar? So many of the products we buy come with that label, and it's not surprising we take it lightly. But reconsider that advice when it comes to your guitars! We've spent too… Read more