Why We Play Guitar
One of my friends in high school played drums. He had a full drum kit that took up a large chunk of his room: a big bass drum,
The Vox Amplug: The Tiny Amp in Your Pocket Really Delivers
The Vox Amplug is a tiny amp modeler that plugs right into your guitar. Perfect for practicing without waking the baby/wife/girlfriend/etc. And if you’ve got a decent pair
3 Guitar Podcasts That Will Make You A Better Guitarist
Can you really improve your guitar playing while sitting in the car on the way to work or school? Beyond visualization, maybe you can’t improve technically, but you
Top 5 Multi-Effects Processors Under $200
For the beginner guitarist who wants to sample a ton of cool tones on the cheap, a budget multi-effects box can give you a great introduction to how
The Wah Wah Pedal: Usage, History, Example Sounds
First appearing in the late sixties in the songs of bands like Cream and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, the wah wah pedal was instantly recognized as another new
The Gibson Les Paul: The Quintessential Rock Guitar
Second in BillyBadAxe’s Classic Electric Guitars 101 series: The Gibson Les Paul is the quintessential heavy rock guitar. We’ve also covered the Fender Telecaster, and the Fender Stratocaster.
The Fender Stratocaster: History, Models and Players
Third in BillyBadAxe’s Classic Electric Guitars 101 series: The Fender Stratocaster. With its beautiful contour body, Leo Fender created a masterpiece that is only rivaled by the Les
The Fender Telecaster: History, Players, Buying, Sound
First in BillyBadAxe’s Classic Electric Guitars 101 series: the Fender Telecaster. The tele started it all so here it is. Second and third are the Gibson Les Paul
Les Paul: Guitar Innovator and Creator of the Les Paul Electric Guitar
It’s no exaggeration to say that without Les Paul, we wouldn’t have anything like the guitar music we have today. His contributions to guitar technique, recording, and innovation
How to Practice Guitar: Get Better Faster
So there I was, playing “Over the Hills and Far Away” for the thousandth time, and making the same mistake I always make, for the thousandth time. So