December 2016

Gigging Advice

Too Many Pedals?

October 21, 2009
Ways to manage your pedal compulsion
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Sharing the Stage with Mark Gillespie

October 21, 2009
Rich Eckhard talks with top Nashville picker Mark Gillespe of Trace Adkins'' band.
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The Essence of Simplicity

September 18, 2009
Ask yourself the question: How can I be me with less?
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The Word of the Day is Hybrid

September 18, 2009
Doing double duty with an acoustic-electric
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"I'm the rhythm guitarist..."

August 19, 2009
Peter Stroud''s tips to becoming a great rhythm guitarist
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Chops versus Groove

August 19, 2009
How to get in a groove by laying off on a chops extravaganza
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Television: the True Final Frontier

July 22, 2009
Some tips for playing on TV, so that you''ll be ready when your big break comes.
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Live and Let DI

July 22, 2009
Steve shows us why options are such a good thing when figuring out your bass sound while playing live.
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Recording Session Gear

July 22, 2009
Peter Stroud covers the list of gear he brings to recording sessions.
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Gearing up with Billy Squier

July 22, 2009
Billy Squier talks about his gear, playing with Ringo, and touring.
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America's Toughest Tour

June 17, 2009
We were wheels up out of Andrews Air Force Base on Tuesday, April 21, about to begin America’s toughest tour: the annual Toby Keith USO tour. With seven USO trips
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Effects Loops

May 20, 2009
Peter Stroud looks at the different pros, cons and options for employing or ignoring an effects loop
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The Best $20 Ever Spent

May 20, 2009
8 ways $20 can save your life on tour
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Building Versatility on Bass

April 21, 2009
Dan shares his tips on developing versatility that will help land gigs
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Tone Tips Q&A: Tackling Noise

April 21, 2009
Peter Stroud answers reader questions on cutting down hum and noise in your rig
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Legends & Lyrics

April 21, 2009
Working with legendary songwriter, Lamont Dozier and Justin Hayward
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Sitting In

April 21, 2009
How to sit in without butting in
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Five Rules of Touring Bass Players

March 17, 2009
Five tips to help you succeed in the music industry
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Acoustic or Electric? You Don’t Have to Choose

March 17, 2009
Spreading the love equally between electric and acoustic
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Quiet Please! Attenuators and Their Many Uses

February 16, 2009
A look at how attenuators can play a major role in your rig.
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