When you bond with an instrument, it pays to think twice about tearing it apart.
A dozen pro prayers share the story behind the first 6-string they ever had. Read about Al Di Meola’s Christmas Guild, Paul Gilbert’s Stella, the Steve Vai-signed Ibanez RG that Nita Strauss once coveted and now owns, and more.
This ’60s-inspired combo is a minimalist monster.
A beginner’s guide to what makes tube amps growl, bark, and purr—from preamp tubes to output transformers and every cathode in between.
Nashville correspondent John Bohlinger uses his custom big-bodied PRS jazzbox to demo the dual delays that swarm from subtle waves to oscillation escapades.
Silky playability, sublime sounds, and top quality add up to a small-body super value.
A reader’s curious preschooler finds an old guitar in a spare room. The reader smartly inquiries about its value before handing it over to a 4-year-old.
Get on the good foot with a handful of soulful, gospel-inspired riffs from Snarky Puppy’s guitarist.