The Enduring Allure: A History of Tube Guitar Amps

The Enduring Allure: A History of Tube Guitar Amps

In this exploration, we'll delve into the rich history of the tube amp, tracing its evolution from a niche innovation to the cornerstone of electric guitar tone. We'll meet the pioneers who pushed boundaries, explore the iconic sounds born from glowing tubes, and understand why, even in the age of digital modeling, tube amps continue to hold a special place in the hearts (and ears) of guitarists worldwide.
March 28, 2024 — Austin Woodruff

6 Great Instagram Accounts for Guitar Gear

Instagram is filled with loads of valuable information on guitars and gear. Knowing where to look and who to trust is key to learning and acquiring the right gear. We know it can be hard and time-consuming to find the right channels so we compiled a list of pages we feel are informative and useful. Check it out!

March 29, 2022 — Austin Woodruff

Guitar Gifts That Won't Break the Bank 2020

This holiday season, the team at Runway has gotten together to make a gift guide that WON’T break the bank. Whether buying gifts for friends or even yourself, these gifts will be a hit. 

December 07, 2020 — Max Creech

Compressor Pedals

SP Compressor Pedal


Compressor pedals are an essential part of a great guitar pedal board. They take the tone inherent to a great guitar and push it to the next level. Here are some of our favorite compressor pedals and why we love them. 

The Ins and Outs of Compression

Compression Graph

Compression is extremely important in music and guitar playing today. It can be quite daunting to begin to understand how compression works and what is actually happening to your sound when using a compressor. But don’t fret, by the end of this, you will know exactly what is going on when a compressor is engaged!

8 Instagram Accounts to Follow if you Love Guitar Gear


Gideon Guitar Gear Instagram Influencer

Instagram, especially within the last few years, has become an incredible source of information for the gear community. But with so many people dedicating their accounts to guitar gear, it can be a daunting task to figure who to keep up with. Here's who we recommend checking out!

March 02, 2019 — Chris Dunkley