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Controlling Your G.A.S.

e all know G.A.S can be uncomfortable. Not in the way that it makes your stomach hurt, but more in the judgment you feel from family and friends when they walk ...

The Digital Dinosaur

As a working musician for over twenty years (blimey, has it already been that long?), I am not overly thrilled with the way the music industry has changed in re...

ASGN: A Night To Remember

One of the highlights of every summer and winter NAMM convention is Muriel Anderson’s All Star Guitar Night benefit concert. Each event features a variety of 12...

JAM Pedals: Art for your Ears

There’s a colorful tale—likely true—about the late, great Chet Atkins, which begins with him playing his guitar. As the story goes, a woman walked up to complim...

The Lifelong Tour

I made my first European trip when I was two years old, just as my two older brothers had done before me (although I believe I was in the womb on one of our fam...

Looking Beyond the Frets

  he advice I’m about to give is probably not what you’d expect to hear from a devoted guitarist and guitar-based educator, but I hope you’ll take heed ...

Sweet Little Angel

  Like many guitarists, I’ve listened more times than I can count to “Sweet Little Angel” from B.B. King’s 1964 classic Live at the Regal album. The...

For the Record

  aking music for a living is the dream of many ambitious young adults with a mild case of talent, some time on their hands and with the dream of fa...