Dark Fire Delay from Gibson Excited about the Dark Fire? Hold your horses -- the Dark Fire is on hold. It seems the company isn''t quite ready for the

Dark Fire Delay

from Gibson


Excited about the Dark Fire? Hold your horses -- the Dark Fire is on hold. It seems the company isn't quite ready for the release. Read the official word from Gibson here.

DIY Amp Stand

from Instructables


If you've got a bit of cash and a few hours, you can make your own amp stand, thanks to clever DIYer superoxy. Yet another reason we're loving Instructables.

Tone vs. Sound Discussion

from i heart guitar


The i heart guitar blog has a really great post on the difference between tone and sound. Go read it now.
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Intermediate

Intermediate

  • Demonstrate a variety of drone guitar techniques and approaches.
  • Examine drone points of reference from an array of genres.
  • Learn how to use standard, drop D, and uncommon alternate tunings in drone contexts.

Playing a melody or solo with a “drone” means playing over just one note or, in some instances, one chord. Besides playing without any harmonic accompaniment, it is about as simple a concept as one can image, which also means the possibilities are endless. We’ll look at ways to use drones in a variety of contexts, from ancient to contemporary, blues to metal, traditional to experimental.

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Marty Stuart

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The latest in EHX's 9 Series is designed to turn guitar tone into a string ensemble synthesizer.

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