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Les Pauls that Celebrate their Arboreal Heritage

Peter Hodgson
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08.21.2014

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When I was about ten years old I found a book at the local library - Denny Laine’s Guitar Book. Before I even knew guitar magazines existed, this was where I got all my information about guitars. Laine - guitarist for Paul McCartney & Wings - covered everything from the basics of playing to information about what gear to use.
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Rock al Parque—The Best Musical Festival in Latin America

08.20.2014

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During 3 days, one of the best music celebrations took place in Bogota, Colombia. Celebrating the 20th anniversary of one of the five most prestigious rock festivals in Latin American and one of the best worldwide: Rock al Parque (Rock in the Park)
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What’s An Audio Interface...and Do I Need One?

Craig Anderton
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08.18.2014

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If you’ve started recording with a computer, the learning curve can be daunting—plugging a guitar into a computer is very different from plugging into an amp. So, let’s de-mystify a fundamental element of all computer-based audio: the audio interface.
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Slide Guitar 101: Choosing the Right Slide

Ted Drozdowski
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08.17.2014

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Diving into slide guitar playing might seem like a daunting endeavor to the non-slider, and even more so to six-stringers who work only in standard tuning. There are dozens of effective tuning possibilities, guitar mechanics, scale constructions and tonal considerations to evaluate. But like any new task, breaking the process down makes it easier to tackle. And a good place to start is with slides themselves.
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How to Play Like Joe Perry: 5 Tips

Ted Drozdowski
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08.15.2014

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The Aerosmith lead player has one of the most distinctive six-string vocabularies in American classic rock. Here are five tips for dialing up and dishing out the Perry sound, heard on blockbusters like “Walk This Way,” “Dream On,” “Some Old Song and Dance,” “Mama Kin” and more.
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Coated Strings: Longer Life, Better Tone, Silky Feel

08.14.2014

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The 2014 model year guitars ship with coated strings—but we’re not talking about the funky plastic sheaths you might think of when you hear “coated strings.”
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Get the Maximum Out of Your First Electric Guitar

Ted Drozdowski
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08.13.2014

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If you’re an acoustic guitar player, going electric is a way to muscle up your game in a host of interesting ways. Plugging in opens up the sonic universe and grants a license to rock — and hard! If you’ve never played an electric guitar before, here are a few pointers to get you rolling down the “Highway To Hell” like a “Dazed and Confused” “Voodoo Child” in a “Purple Haze.”
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Own the Tone: Choosing the Right Humbucking and Single-Coil Pickups

Ted Drozdowski
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08.11.2014

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The biggest factor in purchasing a guitar is often the way it sounds. And when it’s an electric guitar, the most important component of that sonic allure is the pickups — the magnetic devices that are mounted in the guitar’s face beneath the strings. They turn the vibrations of those strings into electrical impulses that ultimately make awesome tones pop out of an amp’s speaker cones.
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Ronnie Wood: How to Play Like The Rolling Stones Legend

Ted Drozdowski
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08.11.2014

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Like many other members of British blues royalty, Ron Wood started playing guitar attempting to emulate his American idols. In Wood’s case, he has specifically cited the music of country bluesmen Blind Willie McTell and Big Bill Broonzy, as well as Chuck Berry. Later, his reference points also included the Beatles, which whom he sought to compete as a member of the Faces.
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Dave Grohl's Gibson Guitars

Daniel Eriksson
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08.09.2014

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Foo Fighter Dave Grohl has been playing Gibson guitars for most of his career as a frontman. Here we’ll take a look at some of the different Gibson guitars that Dave Grohl has used on stage and in the studio throughout his career.
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