Why I Built This: Atelier Rosenkrantz’s Rachel Rosenkrantz

The co-creator of Kaki King's innovative Passerelle bridge also crafts one-of-a-kind instruments constructed from biomaterials like mycelium and beeswax.

Enter here for your chance to WIN an ISP Technologies Decimator II! Giveaway Ends October 26, 2021.

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How the L6-S Custom became Gibson's most versatile tone machine.

What do Al Di Meola, Carlos Santana, Paul Stanley, Dave Davies, Prince, Pat Martino, and Keith Richards have in common? They've all played Gibson's L6-S Custom—an extremely versatile tone generator with a variety of voices wide enough for that diverse cast.

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The Supro Lexington sports one volume dial and two tone knobs, plus a complex series of "tone-shading" switches.

The circuit design on this Supro Lexington is among Valco's strange but adventurous experiments.

The old Valco company holds a real fascination for me. Back in the day, the U.S. had major guitar companies like Fender, Gibson, Gretsch, and Rickenbacker. And then there was the slightly odder, slightly weirder Valco, which set out to compete with the higher-profile brands, but always approached the endeavor with a really strange game plan.

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Intermediate

Intermediate

  • Develop a stronger fingerstyle technique.
  • Understand the elements of counterpoint.
  • Impress your friends with your classical chops.
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Steve Morse is one of the most prolific and fascinating guitarists in the business. There's a reason why so many high-level players including John Petrucci, Jimmy Herring, Joel Hoekstra, and Andy Timmons list Steve as a major influence and inspiration. A deeper dive into his playing and songs will reveal a very refined technical and compositional approach steeped in classical studies.

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D'Addario is proud to announce the launch of String Finder, a first-of-its-kind tool designed to help players find their perfect string set.

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