producers

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...

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 ...

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...

Learn The Rules

by Charlie Doom It wasn’t until I started trying to learn guitar, taking guitar lessons, and writing my own songs that my entire perspective on music changed...

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...

Blues Jam Survival Guide

The full Blues Jam Survival Guide course is packed with over 115 tips, 75 essential licks, 43 practice rhythm tracks, and tons of other valuable insight designe...

Ronnie James Dio (1942 – 2010)

Dio was not a guitarist, but he played with some of the greatest guitarists in hard rock and metal, notably Ritchie Blackmore and Tony Iommi. His work in Rainbo...