A partnership that crosses over three decades, Gibson and Slash announced on January 9 the release of the first-ever Slash Collection. In a history-making move for the brand, the Slash Collection will feature multiple acoustic and electric guitars. The new Slash Collection will officially premiere at the Gibson experience space, 3rd Floor, Ballroom A, during […]
In our fourth episode of a five-part series, the folks over at SubCat Studios in Syracuse, New York break down some tips and tricks of miking a guitar cabinet.
There’s a new ukulele in the grove with the introduction of the HUG Ukulele Exotic Mango Wood Series, the debut product line from Hawaiian Ukulele & Guitar. These handcrafted instruments are made from mango wood and deliver the warm tones of their tropical origin. With beautiful styling, all-solid wood construction, and high-quality resonance, the HUG […]
In our third episode of a five part series, the folks over at SubCat Studios in Syracuse New York, break down some tips and tricks on miking a guitar.
In our second episode of Making Music Product Spotlight with Chuck Schiele, Chuck tells you about the Orangewood acoustic-electric Morgan Mahogany Live guitar. The model features all solid mahogany top, a Fishman Sonitone pickup, and a premium gig bag included to protect the guitar from daily wear and tear. Orangewood is a guitar and ukulele […]
The battle between what matters the most in songwriting never ends. Is it the lyrics, or melody? Both of these elements matter, but if you’re a songwriting guitarist there’s one more important thing you should be aware of. It’s the thing that takes your songs to the next level. . . Voicing! Many songwriting guitarists […]
Some of the biggest names in rock and roll, including Sir Paul McCartney, Robert Plant, Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page, Steve Winwood, Mark Knopfler, Pete Townshend, Albert Lee, David Gilmour, Joe Brown, Richard Thomson, and Dave Pegg, have signed a guitar to be auctioned in Great Britain in honor of stroke victim Jerry Donahue. […]
A guitar solo is an art form that doesn’t come as easily as some other things you need to learn when you first pick up the guitar. If you are a player who watches videos of players like Jimmy Page, Slash, and Eric Clapton soloing on stage, then it doesn’t take long to get the itch to want to do it yourself.
We are living in the golden age of affordable guitars, from entry-level beginner instruments by companies like Rogue and First Act to semi-professional low cost electrics and acoustics made by brands like Epiphone and Squier. Although you may, like many others, associate low cost instruments with low quality, time-saving manufacturing processes and cost-saving materials sourcing […]