Aston Mics - Best of British

Aston Mics - Best of British

   Aston Mics are a unique British company committed to manufacturing some of the finest, most creative and affordable pro audio instruments on the market.    We say instrument because...
April 24, 2018 — Pianos Department
Tags: Tech

Stay Grounded: Power Supplies Explained

Effects pedals are like snowflakes, every one is special. While this may be a gross oversimplification, when it comes to power and power supplies, It's a maxim well worth bearing...
March 03, 2015 — Paul Smith

Squeaky Clean: Top tips for guitar care

Most of us don't take as good care of our electric guitars as we'd like to admit. To some, the guitar is precious thing, not to be touched- or even...
February 08, 2015 — Anthony McKeown
Tags: Guitar Tech

All Change Please: A String care guide

I often get asked how often I recommend you change the strings on your guitar. I can say with some certainty that the people that ask this question aren't changing...
January 06, 2015 — Anthony McKeown
Tags: Guitar Tech

Accessorize this Christmas!

Christmas is coming!  That time of year where you spoil your loved ones rotten with questionable sweaters and assorted bathing products.  But what about that other love of your life,...
December 01, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: Guitar Tech

Should you buy a custom acoustic guitar?

Many people think that buying a custom made guitar is reserved only for professional players who require something unique and not readily available on the standard models out there. Whilst...
November 24, 2014 — Paul Smith

Getting Your Effects in Order

Even if you buy the best possible effects boxes, you might find they don't quite sound like they did in the store.  The first thing to check is that they...
November 20, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: Guide Guitar Tech

Rose Morris Workshop

Whether it be guitar repair or customisation of Shaftesbury, Taylor, ESP and PRS guitars, this is where the magic happens!  Presenting, the Rose Morris Workshop.    
October 17, 2014 — Ed Cox

String breakage - what you need to know

We often get asked for individual strings (which we are perfectly happy to sell), and they are a useful thing to have in your bag or case for those times...
September 22, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: Guitar Tech

Pickup the tone!

One thing I get asked a lot about is pickups, and how much they contribute to the tone of an electric guitar. My immediate response is always a nice little...
August 18, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: Guitar Tech

Workshop 1933

In this photograph from 1933 we see how things were done at Rose Morris's first workshop.Equipped with a lathe, a saw-bench and a drill, these hard working chaps fashioned and refined ukes,...
July 21, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: History Tech

Strings - the CHOICES!

Those new to playing guitar are often, quite rightly, overwhelmed by the sheer selection of guitar strings when it comes time to re-stringing their instrument. This confusion isn't restricted to...
July 21, 2014 — Ed Cox
Tags: Guide Guitar Tech