November 10, 2019
The Lost Dog Street Band frontman shows how smooth fingerpicking and a few well-placed hammer-ons ring a somber tone to accompany a downtrodden tale.
November 7, 2019
Yes, their shtick/supposed beliefs are silly, but the Norwegian black metal vets are some of the most legit song crafters in heavy music.
November 4, 2019
Feeling good about your setup always means feeling better about your guitar.
November 1, 2019
Behold the magic of the homemade electrolysis bath.
October 22, 2019
When experimenting, keep your endgame in mind.
October 21, 2019
Inspired while on the road? These devices can help.
October 13, 2019
Paul Waggoner shows you how a handful of diminished and augmented sounds form the core of this
track from the band's The Parallax II album.
October 11, 2019
How the angle of your strings between nut and tuner affects tuning stability, tone, and playability.
October 9, 2019
CAUTION: 24/7-guitar-nerd mentality can spectacularly backfire.
October 4, 2019
Passive bass-cut switches have been around since the late ’50s—maybe even longer. Here’s a new twist on a classic theme.
September 17, 2019
A shout-out of solidarity (and thanks) for those suffering through life’s not-so-cool fits of shrieking fuzz.
September 8, 2019
Cody Bonnette recreates the dreamy guitar bed from the post-hardcore outfit's 2007 Come Now Sleep single.
September 2, 2019
Need more headroom or gain? Spin the bottles.
August 30, 2019
If you want pro results from your modding adventures, you need to learn how to handle these specialized types of cabling.
August 27, 2019
Go behind the scenes and see new Les Pauls, SGs, Explorers, and more at the famed guitar outfit’s newly consolidated Nashville facility.
August 7, 2019
Tips for finding and fixing issues with your stomp system on the fly.
August 2, 2019
How you connect the tone cap and potentiometer to the volume control has a huge effect on your sound.
July 26, 2019
Don’t just embrace chaos—court it! And sonically leave the planet.
July 23, 2019
Fine-tune your tube amp’s gain structure and headroom by experimenting with preamp and phase-inverter tubes.