December 2016

Articles by Steve Ouimette

Dunlop Eddie Van Halen Signature Wah Review

February 16, 2009
A full-featured Wah for EVH fans
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The Alternate Pick

January 23, 2009
Steve explores pick materials that are far from the norm.
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Cicognani Brutus Live and 2x12 DP Cab Review

January 15, 2009
Cicognani Brutus Live offers unique tones from Italy
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Charvel San Dimas Mahogany Oil Finish Review

January 15, 2009
An eighties dead-simple throwback that can really rock.
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5 Tips to Relax While Playing Fast

December 16, 2008
Avoiding the dreaded "Popeye Arm" when playing at the speed of light.
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PRS Modern Eagle II Review

December 16, 2008
PRS''s Modern Eagle II, though pretty, is more than a pretty face when plugged in
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PRS Singlecut Hollowbody Standard Review

December 16, 2008
The PRS Singlecut Hollowbody breaks the boundaries of familiar sounds with PRS quality
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Top 10 Tips for All Guitarists

November 26, 2008
10 simple tips to get the most out of your playing
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2008 Gibson Les Paul Standard Review

November 11, 2008
What''s good, what''s bad and what''s just kind of odd in the newest Les Paul Standard
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Review: TogaMan GuitarViol

October 15, 2008
The hybrid of a guitar and a violin takes bowing to a new level
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The Art of Vibrato

October 14, 2008
Vibrato techniques are explored
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Review: Carol-Ann OD2r

September 15, 2008
Why read this review? Comparisons to Dumble and Trainwreck.
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Playing the Numbers

September 15, 2008
Can random numbers make a song?
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Playing Backwards Forward

August 18, 2008
Turning Your Own Ideas Inside Out
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Review: Fractal Audio Axe-FX

August 17, 2008
I was all ears when the Fractal Audio Systems Axe-FX came out because part of my work revolves around recreating classic and modern guitar tones. I was also excited
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Sliding Harmonics

July 11, 2008
Steve Ouimette share''s his harmonic-sliding technique, along with an audio clip of it in action
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Look Ma, No Speakers!

June 15, 2008
How to record a cranked-up sound without disturbing the peace.
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Inspiration From Altered Tunings

May 15, 2008
Opening up your tonal possibilities with unconventional approaches
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