December 4, 2020
The old adage says not to judge a book by its cover—so why do we do it so much with instruments?
December 1, 2020
Why you oughta be skeptical when reading or watching critiques of pedals.
November 29, 2020
Top techs share their tips, tweaks, and onstage product development for brand-spankin’-new guitars.
November 27, 2020
Dirk Wacker shares what the last six months have been like for him and his guitar-tech business in Germany.
November 26, 2020
How—and why—acoustic guitar builders create predictable, controllably stable necks.
November 20, 2020
Here's how to clean up low-end mud and add definition to mixes.
November 15, 2020
How a not-so-special silver-panel amp was transformed into solid gold.
November 12, 2020
Much like birds, we are constantly developing our own musical voices.
November 6, 2020
Eight months/a decade into COVID-19, are we self-aware enough for our own good?
November 2, 2020
Bassist Hondo Felder looks for the versatility factor.
October 23, 2020
The Mod Garage guitar-aging series continues. Try these easy steps to get a vintage look on your plastic tuners.
October 12, 2020
Both the type of delay you're using and whether your amp is equipped with an effects loop can have a huge impact on how good your echoes sound in the final mix.
October 4, 2020
Recording yourself could help unlock your best playing yet. Plus, it can help with that cabin fever.
October 1, 2020
The body is all-important, but we can’t discount the importance of the neck, too.
September 28, 2020
How first-generation DSP pedals from Line 6, Eventide, and Strymon forced a power-supply revolution.
September 24, 2020
How—despite being embraced by Jeff Tweedy, Stone Gossard, Ty Tabor, Dweezil Zappa, and other luminaries—this acoustic-electric hybrid was somehow DOA.
September 18, 2020
Why you should take the time, money, and effort necessary to dress your studio space for success.
September 17, 2020
Travel back in time 30+ years and meet the circuit-tweakers who started a stompbox craze.
September 11, 2020
This circuit lets you get HSH and SSS-like tones from a single guitar.