April 19, 2019
Some handy definitions for cool cats who gig—and civilians.
April 18, 2019
Tyler Bryant discusses the guitar Billy Gibbons gave him, a PG reader explains how he came to own Steve Morse’s prototype, and more.
April 17, 2019
If you can’t hear yourself onstage, is there a sound?
April 12, 2019
A tale of filter chokes, rectifiers, 60-cycle hum, and the perils of self-navigation.
April 9, 2019
Thinking about sound helps harness its properties. Saddle up!
April 8, 2019
Angular lines, sweeping curves, bright tones, and mysterious origins. What more can you ask for from a super-rare Japanese electric?
April 5, 2019
What are the benefits and drawbacks of adding dirt and grind to your bass sound?
April 2, 2019
Our columnist re-friends a classic American brand.
March 31, 2019
Taking a vacation from complexity by embracing the electric guitar in its simplest form.
March 29, 2019
With 21 switchable sounds, this mod can turn a LP-style guitar into a veritable tone monster.
March 27, 2019
Bassists don’t often handle song intros, but there have been some very memorable ones in rock history.
March 26, 2019
First cranked in the 8-track player of his parents’ ’79 Oldsmobile Ninety-Eight, this tune epitomizes the glory of early Van Halen for PG’s head honcho.
March 25, 2019
Designed for female players, this guitar had a brief reign but endures as a rare classic.
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.
March 18, 2019
Whether you love shimmering clean or brutally overdriven electric-guitar textures, it all starts with pick attack.
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 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.