Duke Robillard: Beyond I-IV-V

A master of many blues styles, Duke Robillard garners particular acclaim for his jump and swing playing. When he recently performed at a San Francisco music fes...

Life Lessons From GWAR

by Charlie Doom GWAR has perhaps been more successful at offending people than taking over the world, but that hasn't stopped the self-proclaimed "Scumdogs...

Advice For Blues Guitarists

by Charlie Doom Nobody ever changed the world by sticking to the status quo. And when it comes to the blues you need to understand that you’ll never write a ...

The Most Priceless Guitar In The World

by Charlie Doom Call me petty, call me poor, but I play cheap guitars because I like the way they sound. There is definitely an ease and unspeakable beauty i...

7 Cool iPhone Apps for Guitarists

As some of you may already know, we have developed a killer iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch app for guitarists, including video guitar lessons, tab, and notation -...

Wes Montgomery’s Magic Box

Most guitarists recognize the E minor pentatonic scale - and with good reason. After all, it is the world’s most popular launching pad for rock solos and blues ...

“Mississippi Blues” – Tim Sparks

Tim Sparks has been redefining the acoustic guitar repertoire since he won the US National Fingerstyle Championship in 1993 with a ground-breaking arrangement o...

The Evolution of the Electric Guitar

by Zach Wendkos A long and mighty history, owing itself to a lineage of equally mighty individuals, has brought the Electric Guitar out of the treetops of im...