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B-Bender Mojo

June 12, 2007
Recently, I had the pleasure of catching up with Will Ray, the renowned guitarist from The Hellecasters
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Speaking Directly

June 12, 2007
Have you ever wondered why a dynamic microphone can be plugged into a 100-foot long cable and still sound great, but your guitar tone starts to crap out after just 20 feet? The difference is in the signal.
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Heavy Metal Shop

June 12, 2007
When building guitars there are many tools you just can’t find on the market to help organize, maneuver and protect your pieces during construction. If you’re resourceful you’ll find ways to build them or call upon the aid of a friend.
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The Secret World of Amp Caps

June 12, 2007
If you keep your amp long enough, one day it will slowly start sounding a little off.
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Speaker Parameters, Part 3

June 12, 2007
The goal is to help you use speaker data in selecting speakers and (for the increasing number of DIY’ers), designing your cabinets.
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The Effects of RoHS Compliance

June 12, 2007
Today is the greatest time in history to be a guitarist.
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RWRP

June 12, 2007
In the early ‘50s, Fender’s guitars came with single coil pickups only. While the early Blackguard Teles gave the player the ability to combine the neck and bridge pickups together via a “blend” control, the Strat made no provision for combining coils.
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Rig Show & Tell, Part 2

June 12, 2007
Last month I talked about the thought process behind pulling together my stage rig. This month, I’ll take you through a more detailed description.
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Guitar Center Agrees to Buyout

June 8, 2007
The latest round of private equity activity meant that it was only a matter of time before the guitar industry would become involved.
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Ernie Ball Creates Splash at LIVE EARTH

June 6, 2007
The result of over 1200 hours of concept design and labor, the awe-inspiring Global Warming Guitar debuted on the London LIVE EARTH stage on Saturday, July 7, in the hands of Chris Guest
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