December 2019

Esoterica Electrica

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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Healthy Hands, Helping Hands

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Healthy Hands, Helping Hands

November 26, 2019
Take good care of your two most important pieces of digital gear.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Fretboard Follies

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Fretboard Follies

November 4, 2019
Feeling good about your setup always means feeling better about your guitar.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Jump Start

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Jump Start

October 7, 2019
Recharging your creative battery can be a simple affair.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Why Wood?

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Why Wood?

August 28, 2019
When a plastic guitar falls in the woods …
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Brand New Plan

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Brand New Plan

July 31, 2019
When things go off course, pros turn creative.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: When Uncool Becomes Cool

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: When Uncool Becomes Cool

July 1, 2019
Grading the hip factor of rig components for those who cannot remember the past.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Guitar Stuff that Works

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Guitar Stuff that Works

June 10, 2019
In this age of landfill-bound goods, it’s refreshing that guitars still continue to buck that trend.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: An Exercise in Branding

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: An Exercise in Branding

May 9, 2019
Do you love your guitar more or less than you love your guitar’s brand?
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Simple, Man

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Simple, Man

March 31, 2019
Taking a vacation from complexity by embracing the electric guitar in its simplest form.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: The Guitarist’s Pocket Glossary

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: The Guitarist’s Pocket Glossary

February 26, 2019
Arm yourself with guitar-jargon knowledge for decoding the obvious, and not so obvious.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: String Theory

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: String Theory

January 17, 2019
Looking to improve your relationship with your guitar? Explore the space between the lines.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: The Curious Hepcat

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: The Curious Hepcat

December 20, 2018
Practicing the art of listening, sharing, and looking around for the sake of learning.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Meet the New Boss

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Meet the New Boss

November 28, 2018
Everyone wants lower prices and better quality when it comes to guitars and gear, but at what price?
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Fretboard Fanaticism

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Fretboard Fanaticism

October 30, 2018
How much importance should be placed on the type of wood in your next guitar’s fretboard? Lots.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Identity and Authenticity

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Identity and Authenticity

October 8, 2018
Does that beautiful battle-worn axe in the window have tales to tell from stage work, or from bench work? And does it matter?
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Simple Times, Simple Gear

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Simple Times, Simple Gear

September 11, 2018
Today’s vast array of amps, guitars, and effects is a good thing, but so is learning to play without a net.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Pay Now or Cry Later

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Pay Now or Cry Later

August 8, 2018
Tool up to get the job done right, and save time and your sanity in the process.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Cover Bands and Clone Guitars

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Cover Bands and Clone Guitars

July 2, 2018
If imitation is the highest form of flattery but innovation distinguishes between a leader and a follower, balancing the line is an art form.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Perfect Intonation and Other Myths

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Perfect Intonation and Other Myths

June 17, 2018
Jol Dantzig channels his inner Andy Rooney to set the record straight on a handful of guitar-related folklores.
Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Where the “Wild Dog” Roams

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Where the “Wild Dog” Roams

May 17, 2018
If a guitarist plays rhythm while toggled to the treble setting on a Les Paul, does it make a sound?