Rocksmith, planned for release in October by Ubisoft, aims to fill the void left by Guitar Hero with a fresh new approach: it’s the first video game of its kind that lets you use a real life guitar.Read more
Fender has recently released the newest additions to their acoustic guitar amp line-up. Gigging acoustic players will be pleased to see that theses new amps from Fender are now lighter, louder and tout even more features than anything previously released in the Acoustasonic line.Read more
Are you recording a guitar amp for the first time or just looking for some guidance in the process? This article will give you a general overview of what’s involved when recording guitar amps and help you start recording some killer guitar tracks.Read more
The sound of a Marshall amp at your feet! The Plexitube from Radial features a real 12AX7 tube and a unique multistage solid state circuitry that combines to create authentic British distortion.Read more
Today it seems that the cover bands, at least in my area, all play the same stuff. There is a ton great Top 40 hits to choose from, yet bands stick to a short list of tired, worn out tunes. I’m tired of playing them, and I’m definitely tired of hearing them.Read more
As a guitar teacher I see a lot of confusion, even among my more advanced students, when it comes to playing these types of chords. Truly knowing how to voice these chords comes from an understanding about how chord naming conventions tie into music theory. Let’s explore the subject by taking a look at the difference between add9, Maj9 and 9 chords.Read more
At one time it was thought that tube amps would soon become a relic of the past with the emergence of new solid state amplifying technologies in the 1990s.
There are plenty of reasons why tubes can be thought of as being inferior to transistors but there’s one important reason why tubes are still around after all these years: their sound!
Dethklok, is a fictional, hyperbolic death metal band on Cartoon Network’s show Metalocalypse. The show is both a parody andRead more