USA: 1-800-4GIBSON
Europe: 00+8004GIBSON1
GibsonProductsStoreNews-LifestyleLessonsCommunity24/7 Support
Features
Gibson RSS Feed
Gibson on YouTube
Gibson on Facebook
Gibson on Twitter
Follow Us
Follow Us

Flanging Vs Phasing

Peter Hodgson
|

02.06.2014

|
Comments
There are so many effects available today and so many ways to call them up that we can easily take them for granted. You can whip out a smartphone and instantly have an amp in your pocket which includes such sophisticated effects as pitch shifting, rhythmic delay and even pitch-to-MIDI translation. And for me when I first started, one of the biggest, most confusing questions was “What’s the difference between flanging and phasing?”
More...

Why Cryogenically Treated Frets Are Better

02.06.2014

|
Comments
Cryogenic treatment re-arranges the molecular structure of metals to distribute the molecules more uniformly. As an analogy, think of a flashlight—which basically scatters light—compared to a laser’s tight focus.
More...

How to Use Coil Splits

Craig Anderton
|

02.06.2014

|
Comments
A guitar’s pickups and electronics have a huge influence on its basic tone, as well as what it will sound like through effects—so it’s important to choose the right pickup for the right job. Most people feel single-coil pickups have a brighter, thinner sound while humbuckers sound warmer and thicker, but there’s more to the story than that.
More...

From Townshend to Trucks: 10 Giants of the Gibson SG

Russell Hall
|

02.05.2014

|
Comments
It’s hardly surprising that many of rock’s most legendary guitarists have plied their craft on a Gibson SG. With its warm sustain, silky fretboard and sharp cutaways, the SG is conducive to all types of playing—from searing solos to chunky rhythms to sinewy leads. Moreover, the SG’s sleek, lightweight design and striking beauty makes it a much-favored instrument for live performance.
More...

SGJ Road Test: World-Class Playability and Sound at a Budget Price

Ted Drozdowski
|

02.04.2014

|
Comments
When Gibson USA makes a guitar with a list price of $499… that’s news. And when that guitar is the Gibson SGJ, it’s great news. I have been giving a right-off-the-line SGJ a beating for the last few weeks and it has proven to be an absolute war horse — charging through gigs and studio adventures, rehearsals where it’s gone toe-to-toe with my vintage Gibsons, and through a variety of amps from a Mesa-Boogie Dual Rectifier Tremo-Verb to a Marshall plexi to a Supro Lightning Bolt to a humble Roland Micro-Cube and more.
More...

The World According to...College Rock

Anne Erickson
|

02.03.2014

|
Comments
Alternative music got its early start in the late-‘70s and ‘80s, when college radio championed anything mainstream radio would not—and that was a lot.
More...

Gibson Flying V Legend Dave Davies’ 10 Greatest Kinks Performances

Ted Drozdowski
|

02.03.2014

|
Comments
The Kinks’ guitarist Dave Davies, who turns 67 on Monday, February 3, was one of the hottest riff-masters of the British Invasion, ranked number 88 on Rolling Stone’s list of the “100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.”
More...

Top 10 Metal Guitarists of All Time

Anne Erickson
|

02.01.2014

|
Comments
Of all of rock ‘n’ roll’s many styles, metal is the most brutal, with its high volume, broadening textures and pure drama. No matter the exact sub-genre, metal music is held together by a reliance on loud, riffing guitars and, of course, an inspiriting lead guitarist.
More...

The Gibson Interview: Johnny A (Part 2)

Michael Leonard
|

01.31.2014

|
Comments
Boston guitar maestro Johnny A is currently busy putting the finishing touches to his forthcoming March 2014 album, Driven. If you haven’t heard or seen Johnny A, do your ears a favor and listen. From slick jazz-motifs to rock licks to inventive cover versions, Johnny is one of modern guitar’s instrumental masters.
More...

Orange Drops: Busting Tone Control Capacitor Myths!

Craig Anderton
|

01.30.2014

|
Comments
The Internet is a great source of information…and a great source of misinformation, even for something as seemingly simple as tone control capacitors.
More...
Displaying results 121-130 (of 4262)
 « First  < Previous   8 - 9 - 10 - 11 - 12 - 13 - 14 - 15 - 16 - 17  Next >   Last »