Linying and Evan Low, songwriters of The Road Ahead, National Day theme song
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Behind The Road Ahead with National Day Theme Song Writers Linying and Evan Low

As the past year or so has reminded us more than ever – music brings people closer, no matter how "distanced" we're told to be. Surely, we Singaporeans know that well. Every year, the National Day Parade theme song gives Singaporeans another thing to talk about but with a pandemic… Read more

Bugera Amp Face at Swee Lee Malaysia
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5 Great Guitar Amps Under $1000

Ask anyone within guitar circles about the fastest way to level up your tone and you'll likely get the same answer – get a better amp! As the final frontier of the journey that begins with the plucking of your guitar strings, the amp takes electronic signals and translate them… Read more

Guitar technician servicing an acoustic guitar
#Gear & Tech Tips

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

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Get to Know Heritage Guitars

Proudly handcrafted in the USA since 1985, Heritage Guitars are a great testament to impeccable guitar building. Heritage guitars trace their lineage back to one of the biggest names in the guitar world – Gibson, whose heyday in the 50s saw many guitars change the landscape of music culture. Shop Heritage… Read more

Jackson MJ series guitars
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Pre-Order: Jackson MJ Guitars from Japan

Good news Jackson fans! Here's a sneak peek at the goods we're bringing in soon. Among all the great guitar releases this year, the pre-eminent arrival of the MJ Series from Jackson has got us really stoked. Harking back to the early ‘90s when all their import guitars were manufactured… Read more

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Guitars, Basses, Ukes: It’s Time to Learn a New Instrument

Remember that one time you told someone that someday you’ll learn a new instrument? Well, if you’ve been putting it off – there’s no better place to start than the present moment. Also, thanks to the Internet, you’ve also got the resources to learn to play at home for free.… Read more

Must have guitar accessories
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7 Must-Have Guitar Accessories

So you've already gone and picked out your guitar and started on your very own musical journey. While a whole lot of practising and calluses await in your immediate future – there are also other aspects to look out for. One such area is the world of guitar accessories. Shop… Read more

Gretsch Drums
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That Great Gretsch Sound: Gretsch Drums

Gretsch! Ask anybody around and you'll most likely get answers that pertain to their iconic hollow-body guitars. But did you know? Long before Gretsch was known as a guitar powerhouse, Gretsch Drums were at the forefront of the company's history. The Gretsch brand as we know it started when Friedrich… Read more

man playing the bass guitar
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Finding the Perfect Beginner Bass Guitar

Call yourself a hopeless romantic, but you’ve fallen hard for the bass guitar. And who wouldn’t? It’s the unsung hero of the musical ensemble, often overshadowed by its flashier electric cousin. Yet, when a song begs for an injection of groove, drive, or funk, it’s the bass that everyone looks… Read more

Strymon Iridium and Walrus Audio Mako Series ACS1 Amp Modellers
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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

Vinyl Turntable and Audio Speakers in A Music Store
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A Guide to Starting Your Vinyl and Turntable Journey

There’s no denying it – vinyl is making one hell of a comeback and it’s here to stay! There are so many reasons vinyl is so desirable. The physical connection of owning a beautiful copy of an album you love, the act of pulling a record out of its sleeve… Read more

A Les Paul Guitar
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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