Video: Art Thompson's Tube Tasting Seminar
Sep 13 2009 3:40PM
GP's senior editor and gear guru talked tubes and tone at this GUITAR PLAYER LIVE event.
Greg Koch on Clinics
Jul 30 2009 12:05PM
The gristlicious Greg Koch is not only a hilarious guy and a monster player (check out his latest release, Nation Sack, with Malford Milligan for proof), but, as the top clinician for Fender and Hal Leonard, he’s also the most
Jun 1 2010 1:00AM
I WOULD LIKE TO LEARN MORE ABOUT amplifiers, but I know there are potentially lethal voltages inside. I would rather not have a shocking experience, so what is the proper way to drain an amplifier of stored electricity so
Electronic Guitar Five Do-It-Yourself Emulations
Apr 1 2010 1:00AM
YOU DON’T ALWAYS NEED FANCY SIGNAL processors to emulate some common guitar sounds and effects. Sometimes, off the shelf programs or effects can do the job. For example...
Bruce Egnater on Effects Loops
Dec 16 2009 11:00AM
EFFECTS LOOPS OFTEN GET a bad rap for “sucking tone.” In reality, most guitar and bass amp effects loops are pretty good.
Will Dailey and T Bone Burnett on CODE Technology
Oct 1 2009 6:20PM
RATHER THAN RELEASE ONE ALBUM WITH 12 songs every year, Will Dailey has taken to putting out EPs as often as he feels like. His latest, Torrent Vol. 1 and Torrent Vol. 2, not only feature special guests Roger McGuinn and
Sep 28 2009 2:20PM
HERE’S AN EASY WAY TO IMPROVE AN AMPsimulator’s tone dramatically: increase the samplerate at which it operates. Now, I’m not somegolden ears guy who insists that recordingsdone at 96kHz sound sooo much better thana CD’s standard
Sep 1 2009 7:40AM
WHEN YOU PLUG YOUR GUITAR INTO A COMPUTER and process the sound with amp simulators, you’ll experience latency—the time between hitting a note and hearing it. Actually, you experience it with amps, too. Sound travels at about one
Sep 1 2009 7:40AM
ON THE POWER TRANSFORMER OF MYFENDER TWEED AMP, WAX IS dripping on one side. Is this normal, or has the transformer overheated and melted wax from the laminates? I’ve included a photo of the transformer. —Lee Yue Chen
Aug 1 2009 4:30AM
IS THERE A WAY TO GET MORE JANGLE FROM THE NORMAL channel of my Fender Pro Reverb amp? I have a 12-string Rickenbacker and would like to get that clean, jangly Vox tone, but without altering the reverb channel of my amp.
10 Essential Amp Simulator Tips
Aug 1 2009 3:15AM
EVEN AFTER MANY YEARS OF DIGITAL SOUND processing, guitar-amp simulators can still be controversial. Some players will contend they don’t sound or feel like real tube amps, and others will claim amp sims deliver sounds you can’t
Video: Ervin Somogyi Introduces Two New Books at the 2009 Montreal Guitar Show
Jul 15 2009 12:05PM
Both titles will be available in late July, individually or as a set with a custom a slipcover.
Video: Mario Biferali on Godin’s Passion RG-3 at the 2009 Montreal Guitar Show
Jul 15 2009 11:10AM
Robert Godin considers the Passion RG-3—handcrafted at the Godin Premier Atelier in Richmond, Quebec—to be the ultimate single-coil guitar.
Video: Linda Manzer on the Metheny-Manzer Signature 6 Limited Edition Guitar
Jul 14 2009 3:10PM
Manzer talks about her 30 limited edition recreations of the original “Linda 6” guitar she built for Pat Metheny back in 1982.
Phase Me, Bro
Jul 1 2009 2:20AM
MY GUITAR PLAYER HAS BEEN JUMPERING THE INPUTS OF HIS blackface Fender Super Reverb by plugging his guitar into the Vibrato channel’s first input and then putting a patch cord from the second input to the Normal channel’s
Kiko Loureiro on Cross-Picked and Hybrid-Picked Arpeggios
Under Investigation: The Soulful Guitarists of James Brown
Rhythm Workshop: Sixteenth-Note Funk
Under Investigation: Larry Coryell and the Eleventh House
The Subtle Side of Slide
Leslie G37 motor problem
`Ding` lightbulb`s on. . .
Let"s get freaky
Coolest Acoustic Guitar Body Style?
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