Operation: Music Aid''s 1000th Guitar from courant.com Here''s a story about an American flag-themed guitar being presented to a soldier who had his ankles wrecked by a mortar round

Operation: Music Aid

Operation: Music Aid''s 1000th Guitar

from courant.com


Here''s a story about an American flag-themed guitar being presented to a soldier who had his ankles wrecked by a mortar round in Afghanistan. This is the 1,000th such guitar given to wounded American military personnel as part of Operation: Music Aid.

Hagar-Satriani Supergroup

from the Canadian Press


Hell yes. Sammy Hagar and Joe Satriani are hitting the studio with Chad Smith and Michael Anthony September 1st. Sammy actually said, "We could rival Zep." Ummm, easy now -- we''re excited about this but let''s not get carried away.
STP

STP "reunion" Dissected

from the Eagle-Tribune


Don''t call the Stone Temple Pilots reunion a reunion? Okay, whatever. Anyway, here''s the back story.

The 4-day event will feature clinics and performances hosted by guitar stars Tosin Abasi, Guthrie Trapp, Brent Mason, Mark Lettieri, Greg Koch, and more.

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“Malcolm Young Is the Benchmark for Everything”—God Is an Astronaut & the Big 5!
Plus, Torsten & Niels Kinsella and Jamie Dean detail the modded Fender guitars that power their atmospheric post-rock.
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Fig. 1

Here’s a different way to unleash the beast within your tracks.

Welcome to another Dojo. Last month I explained in detail how to set up and use sidechain compression techniques to get that classic pop/EDM pumping sound on your rhythm guitar parts and other instruments in your mix. This time, we’ll use the same setup techniques but, instead of sidechaining a compressor, I’m going to show you the benefits of using a gate.

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