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7 Ways To Improve Your Tone for Free

by Corey Palmer There are many ways to improve your guitar’s tone without running out to buy new gear. Start with these simple suggestions and you’ll surpris...

Fireside Chat: Larry Carlton

It stands as no reminder that a guitar is made of wood, glue and metal. It is not a living thing. But when the 18-time Grammy nominated legend of guitar, Larry ...

Recording Digitally: 7 Helpers for Guitarists

by Rich Tozzoli Whether you’re on your laptop running freeware or laying down tracks on a $75,000 digital rig, take a few tips on computer-based recording. ...

Amps vs. Amp Simulators

by Rich Tozzoli By now you’ve probably had a chance to run your guitar through one or more of the available amp simulators on the market. With hardware and s...

Robert Johnson On Speed?

By Steve "Red" Lasner Much controversy has arisen about whether or not the recordings of Robert Johnson we have been listening to for years were speed altere...

Life Lessons From Elliot Randall

After you've recorded one of the most memorable guitar solos on record, where the hell do you go from there? Always in search of the lost chord – the simpl...

7 Mistakes Every Beginner Guitarist Makes

by Corey Palmer For the beginning guitarist, it’s all too easy to run into pitfalls and stumbling blocks — especially when you’re trying to learn guitar on y...

Kings of Tone

From the very first moment we plug in our guitar, we begin our quest for the Holy Grail of Tone. With an Indiana Jones-like tenacity we explore the digital and ...