GigGear Blog

 

Welcome to the GigGear blog, a place where our team of dedicated writers will post their views, reviews and opinions on a host of musical gear.  You’ll also find some general guides and articles based on frequently asked questions, these will help you make some informed decisions when it comes to buying new equipment.

 

Guitar Related:

Choosing a beginner acoustic guitar

Choosing a beginner electric guitar

Which guitar tuner pedal?

Best overdrive pedals

Best delay pedals

Loop pedals - what do they do and what one is best for me?

Acoustic guitar pickup guide

Epiphone semi acoustic comparison - Dot vs Casino vs Sheraton

What guitar strings should I use?

Epiphone Les Paul

Strat vs Les Paul

Electro acoustic or semi acoustic

What is the best capo?

Strat vs Tele

 

Bass Related:

Choosing a beginner bass guitar

What bass strings should I use?

Fender Jazz vs Precision

 

Drum Related:

What drumsticks should I use?

What is the best snare drum head?


Other articles:

Basic recording guide

Ukuleles

A guide to M-Audio keyboard controllers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Easter 2014 Opening Times

GigGear Harlow Superstore opening times over the Easter period.

Pearl Export EXL

Hot on the heels of the relaunched Export kit, Pearl have now released a new addition to the range - the Pearl Export EXL Series, featuring lacquered finishes.

Evans Heavyweight Heads

The new Evans Heavyweight heads deliver the ultimate in durability (perfect for heavy hitters!) whilst also delivering a focused attack and wide dynamic range. Bass and snare batters are available.

Mapex Armory Drums

New from Mapex for 2014 is the new Armory Series. Within series is range of drum kits, drum hardware and selection of snares, all aimed at the player wanting pro quality gear.

Gibraltar Flatter Bags Drum Bags

The Gibraltar Flatter Bags are a new range of drum bags that feature a clever design enabling them to fold flat whilst also being expandable.

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