A Few Things To Consider When Playing A Semi-Acoustic Guitar

Semi-acoustic and hollowbody guitars have been around forever, and for good reason too… they sound great. But before you strap on a Gibson ES-335, there are a few tips you should consider. Our friends over at MusicRadar put together a great article featuring the 10 essential tips for playing this style of guitar. I thought [...]

Gear Talk: Albert King And The Gibson Flying V

The Gibson Flying V is a guitar like no other. And there are many great guitarists that have helped this instrument reach climb the ranks of popularity with fans all around the world. One of the most predominant users of the Gibson Flying V was Albert King. I don’t think I’ve ever seen him on [...]

Gear Talk: Snark Guitar Tuner

Just recently I was in the market for a new clip on guitar tuner because I didn’t want to keep using my pedal, so I did a little research. A few of my good friends told me about the line of Snark guitar tuners so I went and checked them out, and now that I’ve [...]

Guitar Apps For Smartphones

With the popularity of smartphones like the Apple iPhone or the Droid Razr reaching new heights each and every day, it was a “no-brainer” for companies to find ways to make apps that cater to the guitar. And fortunately, there are more than a few to keep our interest. I came across an article from [...]

The Famed Guitar Collection Of George Harrison

George Harrison, lead guitarist for The Beatles, helped many guitars and guitar companies reach new heights of fame when he chose to use them during his years with the band and during his solo career. George always seemed to have a flair for the uncommon when it came to choosing guitars as well, making the [...]

Winter NAMM 2013

It’s that time of year again when the best of the best in the music industry arrive in sunny Anaheim, CA for the Winter National Association of Music Merchants 2013 convention. This event features previews of the new gear coming out in the music industry, and if you’re anything like me it’s the best time [...]

Gear Talk: Intro To The Delay Pedal

It’s pretty hard to find an electric guitarist, or any guitarist for that matter, who isn’t into gear. The electric guitar has come a long way from its roots and now there thousands of guitar effects pedals, modeling amplifiers, and even guitars with built in tech, so there’s quite a bit to sink your teeth [...]

A Quick Tour Through World Famous Nashville Guitar Shop Gruhn Guitars

While I haven’t had the privilege of touring Gruhn Guitars in Nashville, Tennessee, we’re able to take a behind-the-scenes look with George Gruhn himself and with an article released recently by American Songwriter. Making Music Magazine produced a walk along tour of the famous guitar shop where George himself was the main subject. He toured [...]

How To Repair A Guitar: Input Jacks And String Height Adjustments

If you’re in need of guitar repair, but don’t want to take it to a pro shop, be sure to do plenty of homework before you dive into it. Guitars can definitely be fixed at home, but a lot can go wrong as well. There are a lot of great resources online you can find [...]

Rig Rundown With Guthrie Govan Of Rock Fusion Band The Aristocrats

Guthrie Govan has established some international fame as a member of several bands, including The Aristocrats, and winner of some prestigious guitar awards. I came across a few videos of The Aristocrats in action from performances around the world that were pretty cool. The trio can perform anywhere from heavy rock gigs to jazz festivals [...]