Enter for your chance to win!

May 2014

Gigging Advice

Exploring Nashville Tuning

May 18, 2010
A Nashville-tuned guitar completes a 12-string when doubled with a standard tuned guitar. How to do it and when to use it.
Read More

How Many Amps Are Enough?

April 22, 2010
Do you stockpile amps for every occasion? Do you channel-switch between several amps to get the right tone for every song in the setlist? Do you use a single, versatile amp for everything and call it done?
Read More

Practice What You Preach

April 15, 2010
Applying the lessons of previous columns to real gig situations
Read More

Tips for Prospective Buyers, Part 1

April 15, 2010
Thinking of buying a vintage bass? Read this first!
Read More

Acoustic EQ for Stage, Part 5: EQing, at Last!

March 23, 2010
How to use your EQ to your advantage in a number of difficult gigging situations.
Read More

Studio Preparation: What You Should Know Before You Go

March 11, 2010
Premier Guitar talks with recording artists and producers to get tips on maximizing studio productivity—and creativity.
Read More

The Cult of Tone

March 11, 2010
How Vanity, Iconography, and Chance Dictate Six-String Spirituality
Read More

The Setup

February 11, 2010
Jared Scharff details his Saturday Night Live rig.
Read More

The Science of Tone

February 11, 2010
A scientific approach to what we hear as Tone
Read More

15 Rules of Backstage Access

January 29, 2010
How to act, how not to act, how to keep from making a fool of yourself and how to get asked to come back again
Read More