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Jason Loughlin

8 Free Les Paul Inspired Guitar Lessons

Les Paul was, undeniably, a profound and influential guitarist and arranger. A less commonly known facet of his work was his groundbreaking experiments with ove...

Remembering Les Paul

Today would have been Les Paul's 96th birthday. Anyone lucky enough to have met the man or caught him onstage knows that the Legend of Les may have been monumen...

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...

The Top 7 Guitar Stories of 2009

7. The Top 50 Guitar Albums of All-Time - With a lot of help from their readers, Guitar World released in February what they consider to be the 50 greatest guit...

Branding: Musical Identity as a Career Move

by Rich Tozzoli On this past Veteran’s Day, the Punch-In ran a handful of videos featuring performances of “The Star-Spangled Banner.” Slash was featured in ...

Daily Kindling: Led Zeppelin II Tribute

Yesterday was the 40th anniversary of one of the greatest albums of all time, Led Zeppelin II, and since we missed it yesterday, we figured the only thing t...

Wednesday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: Answer this: Should a record be a picture of where you are now, or of all the places you could just as likely be? Musings: Gibson Gu...

Tuesday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "Music is the shorthand of emotion." - Leo Tolstoy Musings: It's MusicTuesday on YouTube. Check out our channel for a great selecti...

Friday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "Who looks outside, dreams. Who looks inside, awakens." - Carl Jung Musings: The AP reports details on Les Paul's service, which wa...

Thursday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: "Nothing in music is hard, just unfamiliar." - jazz pianist Kenny Werner, from his book Effortless Mastery Musings: Another great L...

Wednesday’s Daily Kindling

Fuel for the Fire: Fuel for the Fire: I don't think anybody steals anything; all of us borrow. - BB King Musings: Les Paul's funeral, public viewing and me...