Articles by : Matt Blackett

October 1, 2015 - 01:08PM

The Source Audio Vertigo Tremolo is either a super-simple or amazingly deep trem. No matter how you use it, though, it sounds gorgeous, dime...

August 27, 2015 - 01:58PM

Want to explore DADGAD but don't know where to begin? Harvey Reid can help. This book has so many great sounding voicings that it's almost i...

August 25, 2015 - 02:55PM

I reviewed the tronicaltune automatic tuning system back in the May 2014 issue and I was—and remain—a huge fan.

August 24, 2015 - 02:02PM

Jefferson Starship released their album Red Octopus 40 years ago. Fueled by the hit singles “Miracles” and “Play on Love,” the album hit #1 ...

August 24, 2015 - 02:02PM

Faith No More’s Jon Hudson cares a lot, and not just because that’s a reference to the band’s 1985 single.

August 18, 2015 - 10:53AM

I’m still shocked by how many guitarists I meet who don’t use capos, but maybe I shouldn’t be.

August 18, 2015 - 09:46AM

It’s a relaxed atmosphere at the Toto rehearsal in Los Angeles.

August 18, 2015 - 09:46AM

In his typical self-effacing style, if you ask Steve Lukather to show you something on guitar, he will protest, “I’m not a teacher! I am not...

August 17, 2015 - 06:32PM

The new TronicalTune Plus provides a fast and easy-to-use motorized tuning experience.

August 4, 2015 - 02:09PM

An Intimate Evening With Michael Shaw is the Beatlesque solo project of San Francisco scene veteran Michael Shaw. This tune, the gorgeous "L...


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