July 16, 2019
Take time to pick the strawberries.
July 9, 2019
Parallel versus series routing, and how your choice impacts your effects palette.
July 8, 2019
Don’t be afraid to use some carefully applied force to get results—on vintage Teles or funky tubes.
June 30, 2019
Watch as the guitar master slows down and simplifies the bonkers opening progression to a song off his 2019 album, Behold Electric Guitar (and has a blast doing it).
June 28, 2019
Rust begone! You’re no match for this homemade cleaning tool.
June 23, 2019
Train-hopping troubadour Benjamin Tod showcases how he spruces up cowboy chords with some deft fingerpicking.
June 20, 2019
In a new band? Here’s how to fit in sonically—and do it in style.
June 17, 2019
Think about playing guitar as a communication device in a larger conversation.
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?