Louis Electric

November issue is here!

January 2011

Alternate Pentatonics

December 21, 2010
Take a simple pentatonic scale and really turn it upside down by changing the harmonic context in which we use it.
Read More

1960 Gibson ES-335 And 1959 Model 5F8A Fender Twin

December 21, 2010
The first offshoot of the popular ES-335 was the ES-355, which was intended to be the pinnacle of Gibson’s new thinline electric series.
Read More

Electroplex Rocket 22 Amp Review

December 21, 2010
Electroplex has jumped back into the fray with the Rocket 22—a 2-channel amp powered by a pair of 6V6 tubes
Read More

Dating A '70s Les Paul

December 21, 2010
There’s no question that dating Gibson guitars is challenging—and sometimes downright impossible.
Read More

Vox HDC-77 Electric Guitar Review

December 21, 2010
Capitalizing on the success of the Virage line, Vox recently introduced the less expensive, but equally cool Virage II series of guitars.
Read More

CD Review: Joanne Shaw Taylor - "Diamonds in the Dirt"

December 21, 2010
With her second album, Diamonds in the Dirt, Taylor brings a new authority to her playing, songwriting, and smoky vocals.
Read More

Caring For Your Hands, Part 1

December 21, 2010
Proper fretting hand placement and care for bassists
Read More

CD Review: Duran Duran - "All You Need Is Now"

December 21, 2010
All You Need Is Now is a return to the sound that put the band on the New Wave map.
Read More

Hermida Audio Technology Tiki Drive Pedal Review

December 21, 2010
The Tiki Drive was designed with input from the Cars’ Elliot Easton and was built to satisfy his desire to color an essentially clean amp with multiple shades of overdrive and distortion.
Read More