cutting through the mix is when your guitar can be heard clearly on a recording

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idk bout first, but 'break-up' is when an amp is at a louder volume and the clear, clean tone beings to fall apart, becoming what is known as distortion...

this can be good or bad depending on what ur playing
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I got my first guitar recently and people are telling me to get pickups. I don't get it. What do they do? Do they help you when you drop your pick?
To add to what the user above me said, a little bit of breakup can be really cool on a blues solo or something
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