June 11, 2019
Keep your guitar sounding great and in peak playing condition with these simple—and essential—tips for combating environmental threats.
June 3, 2019
Our expert discloses a few secrets of life … and gear!
May 31, 2019
A virtually infinite palette of Strat tones at your fingertips? You bet.
May 26, 2019
The guitar architect demonstrates how to play the first single off the instrumental-metal band's forthcoming album, Blood Year.
May 20, 2019
Just say no to expressive tap dancing—at least on or around your pedalboard.
May 19, 2019
If My Little Pony can make life more meaningful, why not playing guitar?
May 14, 2019
Whether you want to tech for a touring band, open a repair shop, or simply maintain your own instruments, there are important things to consider before stepping into the world of 6-string repair.
May 12, 2019
The instrumental-metal shaman demonstrates how he builds the bulldozing tones for "Mladek" onstage.
May 3, 2019
Inductance, resonant peak, and Q factor: What the heck do they mean and how do they affect electric guitar tone?
May 1, 2019
Going further down the rabbit hole of bass-intro gems in rock history.
April 30, 2019
Tips for taking your signal path from stereo to mono.
April 26, 2019
Can your amp take the heat—literally?
April 22, 2019
If you lost your signal during a gig, would you panic and freeze or find and fix the issue with ninja-like precision?
April 19, 2019
Some handy definitions for cool cats who gig—and civilians.
April 12, 2019
A tale of filter chokes, rectifiers, 60-cycle hum, and the perils of self-navigation.
April 11, 2019
Three entry-level axes and the DIY projects that turn them into secret weapons for the stage and studio.
April 9, 2019
Thinking about sound helps harness its properties. Saddle up!
March 29, 2019
With 21 switchable sounds, this mod can turn a LP-style guitar into a veritable tone monster.
March 24, 2019
Easy steps and tips to help open your creative floodgate in a home-studio setting—and keep it open.
March 22, 2019
An insider’s view from pedal world at this winter’s show.