Read the October 2015 Issue

Gigging Advice

Tone Tips: The Right Stuff

September 14, 2015
Luck is certainly involved in becoming a pro guitarist, but there is absolutely no substitute for dedicated work.
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State of the Stomp: They’re Just as Dumb as We Are!

September 11, 2015
Seek advice—but don’t automatically believe it.
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On Bass: Unlearn Your Bass

August 24, 2015
Step out of your tuning comfort zone and you may be pleased with the musical results.
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Last Call: Player, Collector, or Hoarder?

August 17, 2015
It might be time to ask yourself some tough questions.
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Tone Tips: Speakers—The Final Frontier

August 4, 2015
Don’t forget the importance of your drivers.
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On Bass: Maximize Rumble, Minimize Blowback

July 23, 2015
How to create an onstage bass presence without pissing off your bandmates and FOH engineer.
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Last Call: Wayne Pauley’s Tips for Tour Survival

July 20, 2015
Words of wisdom from a veteran front-of-house mixer and road sensei.
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Tone Tips: Keep It Musical

June 30, 2015
Serve the song by choosing substance over flash. You’ll be a better player for it.
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Tuning Up: Record or Die!

June 29, 2015
Forget the woodshed—invest in some cheap recording gear and witness the unparalleled power and wonder of the 21st-century studio.
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