March 13, 2019
Fidelity in your rig relationships shouldn’t be a dirty word.
March 12, 2019
Peter Holmström of the Dandy Warhols and PG editors name the musicians they’d like to mine for knowledge.
March 11, 2019
Now there’s scientific evidence that music is a medicine for melancholy.
March 10, 2019
The instrumental guitar wizard demonstrates how he uses a simple fretting-hand pattern and tapping technique to create a difficult-sounding passage from Station.
March 8, 2019
For the modern low-ender, it’s not enough to be a groove master. Today, you need to stay on top of ever-evolving tone-shaping technology.
March 1, 2019
Practice the art of assessing sound—and character.
February 26, 2019
Arm yourself with guitar-jargon knowledge for decoding the obvious, and not so obvious.
February 24, 2019
Do yourself a favor and reconnect with the reason you started playing bass in the first place.
February 22, 2019
It’s the most common type of wire found in modern production electrics. But how much do you actually know about it?
February 18, 2019
Sharing, not being overbearing, keeps the gear world a big friendly place for all.
February 15, 2019
Solid advice to search and destroy those unwanted noises coming from amps, pedalboards, and wireless units.
February 11, 2019
Consider the power of positive dressing.
February 8, 2019
Amps with printed circuit boards often get a bad rap, yet that’s not always justified.
January 31, 2019
Our instruments pack a lot of this alloy, which can cause allergic reactions in some platers. Do you get mysterious rashes?
January 22, 2019
Does it bug you to lose treble when you roll back the guitar volume? Here are three solutions to that problem.
January 20, 2019
Once in a while, you have to ask a bandmate to back down, turn down, or something else they probably don’t want to do.
January 18, 2019
The internet can lead to great discoveries, but so can delivering pizza on a dark and stormy night.
January 14, 2019
Looking for and alleviating the sounds you don’t want coming from your rig.
January 11, 2019
How did EVH achieve his signature tone?
January 9, 2019
When a guitar looks the part, but isn’t really playable, it’s time to call the pros.