Author: Scott Collins

Scott Collins is the author of the pedagogical/reference series, The GuitArchitect’s Guide To: and several e-book titles that include: An Indie Musician Wake Up Call and Selling It Versus Selling Out. His playing is inspired by a wide range of western and non-western music, and, as a performer, he specializes in real-time composition.
Bryan Beller
Artist Spotlights

A Conversation With Bryan Beller

Guitar Muse’s Scott Collins caught up with Bryan Beller while he was on tour with the Aristocrats, and they talked about Bryan’s new release, which is a massive vision and collaboration among many musicians. 

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Albums

Review: Bryan Beller “Scenes From The Flood”

Scenes is an album of immense scope that took years to write, realize and record and the result shows.

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Dan Donato
Artist Spotlights

Interview with Daniel Donato

Daniel Donato goes one on one with Scott Collins in an interview that covers everything that comes with the territory of being a country lead guitarist.

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Unboxing
Featured Guitars

Antonio Hermosa AH-50 Acoustic/Electric Review

Scott Collins puts an affordable Antonio Hermosa AH-50 acoustic guitar through its paces in this review. To find out his thoughts you need only check here.

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A3-2
Gear

Zoom A3 Acoustic Modelling Effects Pedal Review

The Zoom A3 guitar effect pedal, one that combines acoustic modelling, a pre-amp and effects, gets a detailed examination by Scott Collins in this review.

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Chris Buono with S2
Artist Spotlights

Chris Buono Interview

Chris Buono Talks Beginnings, Recording, Gear, Teaching, and More

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Bias iPad App
Gear

Positive Grid reveals a sneak peak of their BIAS iPad app

Scott Collins takes a look at the available information on the upcoming Power Grid BIAS iPad app and what he knows about how it can shape your guitar’s tone.

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Positive Grid Jam plug Black
Gear

JamUp And JamUp Pro Review

I tried Positive Grid’s JamUp XT and JamUp Pro and found these are the new essentials for modern guitarist.

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E Melodic Minor one string
Lessons Scales

Melodic Minor Pentatonic Lesson

How to create some cool sounds with only a small change to patterns that you probably already know.

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Yngwie Malmsteen - Relentless Book Cover
Artist Spotlights

Lessons Learned From Relentless: A Memoir By Yngwie J. Malmsteen

What kind of lessons can you learn from Yngwie Malmsteen’s fascinating book, “Relentless: A Memoir”? Find out here!

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