March 18, 2019
Whether you love shimmering clean or brutally overdriven electric-guitar textures, it all starts with pick attack.
March 13, 2019
Fidelity in your rig relationships shouldn’t be a dirty word.
March 12, 2019
Peter Holmström of the Dandy Warhols and PG editors name the musicians they’d like to mine for knowledge.
March 11, 2019
Now there’s scientific evidence that music is a medicine for melancholy.
March 8, 2019
For the modern low-ender, it’s not enough to be a groove master. Today, you need to stay on top of ever-evolving tone-shaping technology.
March 1, 2019
Practice the art of assessing sound—and character.
February 26, 2019
Arm yourself with guitar-jargon knowledge for decoding the obvious, and not so obvious.
February 24, 2019
Do yourself a favor and reconnect with the reason you started playing bass in the first place.
February 18, 2019
Sharing, not being overbearing, keeps the gear world a big friendly place for all.
February 15, 2019
Solid advice to search and destroy those unwanted noises coming from amps, pedalboards, and wireless units.
February 11, 2019
Consider the power of positive dressing.
February 4, 2019
Why Swedish post-punk outfit Division of Laura Lee claims a special spot on PG editorial director Shawn Hammond’s list of killer two-guitar bands.
January 31, 2019
Our instruments pack a lot of this alloy, which can cause allergic reactions in some platers. Do you get mysterious rashes?
January 20, 2019
Once in a while, you have to ask a bandmate to back down, turn down, or something else they probably don’t want to do.
January 18, 2019
The internet can lead to great discoveries, but so can delivering pizza on a dark and stormy night.
January 14, 2019
Looking for and alleviating the sounds you don’t want coming from your rig.
January 7, 2019
What if brain cramps are really a sign of genius?
January 4, 2019
The perils of the “fake it till you make it” mentality in music.
December 26, 2018
Exploring more tips, tweaks, and work-arounds to make your low-end life even more enjoyable.
December 21, 2018
Obey the law—Ohm’s Law, that is—and avoid tube burnout!