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August Burns Red on Mixing Styles
Dave Wolff on Being a Super Tech
- If the guitars on this live cut sound in tune and buzz-free, thank a tech.
- Dave Navarro’s guitars and amps on this gig were set up and maintained by Dave Wolff.
The Normalizer2 Project
Kevin Kastning and Mark Wingfield on Improvising an Album
- Watch Mark Wingfield demonstrate alternative approaches to playing chords.
- Read Kevin Kastning’s blog: Thoughts on The Source
Tosin Abasi and Javier Reyes of Animals As Leaders
- See AAL perform “Cafo” in this Prosthetic Records music video.
- Watch Abasi run down “Song of Solomon” on EMG TV.
- Dig AAL playing “Tempting Time” at an undisclosed location.
- Paul Pigat demonstrates some ways to jazz up your sound.
- Check out a few of Pigat’s rockabilly techniques.
- Rogers and Ray Manzarek play “Love Me Two Times” at The Triple Door in 2010.
- Rogers burns through “Walkin’ Blues” on an electrified 12-string resonator.
- Watch and weep as Rogers slides into “The Sky Is Crying” live.
10 Things You Gotta Do to Play Like Robben Ford
- A good, clear demonstration of “The Brother.”
- Robben plays the blues, don’t worry!
- Robben and Mr. 335. Dumble on Dumble crime!
- Watch Grissom play these examples.
- Grissom digs into the “Lucy G” riff at NAMM.
- Grissom and Joe Ely. Tasty!
- Herington plays Steely Dan licks through AmpliTube iRig.
- Herington kicks it old school on “My Old School.”
- Dig how Herington navigates the “Kid Charlemagne” changes.
Fender Pawnshop Series and 60th Anniversary Telecaster
- Fender introduces the Pawn Shop Series.
- Check out this demo of Fender '72.
- Dig this video demo of the Fender Mustang Special.
- James Nash compares the 60th Anniversary to a vintage Tele.