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Guitar Shop 101: Dress Up Your Strat with a New Pickguard

Guitar Shop 101: Dress Up Your Strat with a New Pickguard

December 19, 2014
Here’s a fun way to update your loyal 6-string’s look.
Last Call: Play Les, Say More

Last Call: Play Les, Say More

December 15, 2014
What makes a perfect solo?
Tone Tips: Rut Busters

Tone Tips: Rut Busters

December 11, 2014
Try these tips to navigate your way out of a playing rut.
Tuning Up: Nip It in the Bud (No Excuses and No Regrets)

Tuning Up: Nip It in the Bud (No Excuses and No Regrets)

December 8, 2014
Our aspirations so often die a long, slow death by procrastination, perfectionism, and/or self-delusion. Here's what we can do about it.
Bass Bench: The Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Electric Bass

Bass Bench: The Hybrid Fretted/Fretless Electric Bass

December 4, 2014
Can bassists have two worlds at their fingertips?
Mod Garage: Varitone Wiring, Reloaded and Extended

Mod Garage: Varitone Wiring, Reloaded and Extended

November 28, 2014
Cool variations on Gibson’s multi-cap tone control.
On Bass: The Wrecking Crew—Basses You Need to Get the Job Done

On Bass: The Wrecking Crew—Basses You Need to Get the Job Done

November 24, 2014
Though seasoned bassists can coax a variety of tones from a single instrument, sometimes it’s necessary to bring an arsenal.
Guitar Shop 101: Coil-Tap an HSS Strat

Guitar Shop 101: Coil-Tap an HSS Strat

November 21, 2014
Sometimes a small wiring change can yield major sonic dividends.
A Live Looping Lesson

A Live Looping Lesson

November 18, 2014
Whether you use a simple one-shot looper or a complex multitrack model, these tips can enliven your loop-based performances.
Last Call: Where the Author Gets off His Lazy Ass and Takes a Jazz Class