Caroline Guitar Co. Teases A New Reverb

Blake News

Phillipe Herndon from Caroline posted this pic to his Instagram page a couple days ago. Needless to say, a Caroline Lo-Fi Reverb to go with their delay would be a awesome combination. Not much was said about the functions and details of this piece. Instead we got a rather cryptic description…… “So. This is a thing. Maybe not THE thing. …

The Story Behind the Solo: Pink Floyd’s “Comfortably Numb”

Blake History, Tone Talk

Todays guest post comes to you from John Sagers. John is a professor of history who happens to have a passion for guitars, effects, and cranked amps. David Gilmour’s soaring solo in “Comfortably Numb” stands out as one of the greatest moments in guitar tone history. This model of harmony and focused energy is all the more amazing in light …

Open Back vs Closed Back Guitar Cabinets

Blake Tone Talk

Part 1 of our Cabinet Talk series It’s a classic conundrum. Many players over the years have debated the merits of guitar cabinet design. The question that is often at the top of the list…. “Should I buy an open back cab or a closed back cab?” The answer, as with most everything tone related, is “It depends.” Let’s dive …

A Word About Patch Cables

Blake Tone Talk

Most players know that it is generally best to keep cable lengths as short as possible. (And if you didn’t, you do now.) The difference is easy to see visually and equally easy to hear audibly. No matter how high quality the cable is, a long cable will always act as a low pass filter and kill much of the …