April 29, 2016
Ten alternatives to road-tripping with your full-size axe.
April 26, 2016
Like a chef, a guitar builder strives to create a palate-pleasing balance of ingredients.
April 22, 2016
It would be easy to call cryogenically treated hardware “snake oil,” but perhaps that’s not fair.
April 21, 2016
The Suffers’ Kevin Bernier joins us in saluting our current faves in scorching guitar.
April 20, 2016
Tips on blending delay with overdrive, HSS Strat wiring, improving picking technique, and more.
April 18, 2016
A Beatles fan enlists a young artist to handpaint the guitar of his dreams.
April 18, 2016
The veteran luthier explores the ways in which 6-strings connect us to something larger.
April 15, 2016
Learn how a zero fret functions and why it sometimes needs to be replaced.
April 14, 2016
How to make the metronome your new best friend.
April 13, 2016
Playing bass in a duo often requires making adjustments to your approach, but can be a very rewarding artistic endeavor when done right.
April 11, 2016
Intermittent problems can be caused by a variety of sources, from failed tube sockets to an arcing switch.
April 8, 2016
Four ways to bring classic Stratocaster sounds to your Tele.
April 7, 2016
A tricked-out cherry classic.
April 5, 2016
Recording gear advice for total beginners.
April 4, 2016
Here’s a hint: If you agreed with Gene Simmons’ latest foot-in-mouth incident, you definitely have it.
April 3, 2016
Is this metal machine hillbilly chic or too hard to handle?
April 1, 2016
In the real world, noise happens.
March 25, 2016
Passive pickups, active electronics, and acoustic-electric guitars with dual-pickup sources all require different types of output jacks. Do you know how to wire them up?
March 24, 2016
A visit to a yard sale and $50 yield a rare amp with some very cool history behind it.
March 22, 2016
The artist’s path has hurdles. Don’t get caught up on them.