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How Do Humbuckers Work?

We all know the sound – that pesky buzz that can ruin a perfect take in the studio, or distract your audience when playing live. We’re talking about 50-60 Cycle Hum – the annoying interference that can really have an effect on your playing and tone. Today, we’re going to talk about Hum: where it […]

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How Do Tone Capacitors Work?

The Tone Cap is an incredibly useful tone-shaping tool. Understanding the basics will help you choose the right tone cap for your style. There are a ton of variations of this simple component  – from the super basic models to more boutique “oil and paper” versions – but which one to choose? Let’s dig in […]

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