Where Guitar Tone Starts
The Guitar Gear Guide • 4m 58s
If you think about your guitar signal path, you spend time dialing in specific settings on everything but the actual starting point, which is the guitar. Let's unlock your inner tone geek and begin to look at the subtle nuances of your sound.
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