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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 ...

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...

7 Deadly Sins of Rehearsing

by Rich Maloof 1. No agenda Make the most of the band’s time together by knowing what you plan to accomplish. Is it a writing session or a performance rehea...

7 Deadly Session Sins

by Rich Tozzoli The ease and affordability of home recording technology has made it simple to produce music at your own pace, on your own terms, and on your...

Help Me Help You Help Me

We've had many discussions about the music business here on The Punch-In, whether it be about the future of the biz or about how to make money making music. One...

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 -...

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...