November 19, 2019
The dichotomy of artistic freedom and selling out, and the difference between making a living and making a life.
October 17, 2019
Early on, Eddie discovered Variacs allowed him to adjust the electrical voltage output to his amps. Here’s a way to do it if you’re on a budget.
September 16, 2019
Why should you be singing? It will help your career, plus it feels good.
August 20, 2019
Put on the blinders, focus inward, and tap into the moment.
July 16, 2019
Take time to pick the strawberries.
June 17, 2019
Think about playing guitar as a communication device in a larger conversation.
May 19, 2019
If My Little Pony can make life more meaningful, why not playing guitar?
April 19, 2019
Some handy definitions for cool cats who gig—and civilians.
March 11, 2019
Now there’s scientific evidence that music is a medicine for melancholy.
February 11, 2019
Consider the power of positive dressing.
January 7, 2019
What if brain cramps are really a sign of genius?
December 10, 2018
In an ever-changing world, it’s evolve, resist, or both.
November 12, 2018
Repetitive patterns are part of a guitarist’s vocabulary, but they don’t tell the full story.
October 16, 2018
In music, movies, and maybe even life, a little faith in skill and talent makes for a better result.
September 13, 2018
A takeaway from the saga of Stevie Ray Vaughan and David Bowie.
August 14, 2018
To get around in the music biz, ya gotta get around.
June 25, 2018
Double-pay, free guitars, bumps, vamps, and green-room gaggles behind the magic of the small screen.
May 20, 2018
Our columnist’s take on the 6-string delights of Nashville—with a little added spice.
May 10, 2018
Embracing whatever life on the road brings.
April 13, 2018
Fish cleaner, kissing bandit, parasite host, or bad-luck honky-tonk bass player?