Video lesson: L.A.’s first-call studio guitarist demonstrates how he created the backing tracks and solos for a Tim Stop record.
Keith Richards inspires Joe Gore to experiment with using a lavalier microphone to record a guitar. With audio samples.
The weird, wonderful world of simultaneously using two tremolo units. With sound files.
With this early-1940s Martin OOO-28 repair challenge, the story is really about how the original must have been produced and how to replicate that.
Book Review: Ten transcriptions of elegant, sophisticated songs take guitarists into a world where composition mingles with creativity.
Album Review: Elliott Randall explores new directions, delivering a dozen evocative, cliché-free instrumentals played with heart, soul, and skill.
Album Review: Pat Metheny joins tenor saxophonist Chris Potter for a series of magnificent improvised narratives.
Album Review: The recording of the 2007 show at London’s O2 arena delivers an unvarnished portrait of patriarchs revisiting the myth of their glory days.
Album Review: Shred, shred, and more shred! The chief dignitary of neoclassical guitar continues his self-assertion.
Album Review: Gypsy swing guitarist Joscho Stephan teams up with klezmer clarinettist Helmut Eisel for a 13-track adventure.
Album Review: The Ten Years After guitarist’s new release makes stops at all of the important touchstones of his career.
Album Review: Brazil’s most charismatic rock guitar hero bridges the traditions of his homeland and North American styles.
Album Review: The Adagio frontman’s solo debut defies the stereotype of neoclassical guitar as the hotbed of fretboard solipsism.
Print and audio: Our 12,000-word conversation covers songwriting, spirituality, heroes, and the anatomy of the EJ Signature Stratocaster.
Exclusive photos and videos: At home in his Austin studio, Eric takes us on a tour of his all-time favorite acoustics and electrics.
Our new breed of guitar magazine blends literate, in-depth journalism with the tech advancements available to online and mobile app users.
Video lesson: Expert jazz guitarist Wayne Goins shows how to play one of the sweetest guitar styles ever.