Posted July 20, 2018
So you just got a new guitar. Congrats! You’ve spent some time playing it at the shop, or maybe you like to live more dangerously and you bought a used one online. Regardless of where you found your new baby, it’s good practice to give the instrument a close examination once it’s in your possession.
I got a chance to talk to Stephen White, Guitartricks.com’s resident Guitar Tech. Full Access members can pick his brain right here on the forums. I asked Stephen what he does when he gets a new guitar. Here’s what he had to say!
Posted July 16, 2018
Picking strings for your electric guitar can be really challenging. Do you look for strings with great tone or tone that lasts and lasts? But hey, why compromise when you don't have to?
Posted June 27, 2018
The sound of clinking glass bottles and bustling chatter grew as I approached the entrance to Hotel Utah. A man with a beer met me and my girlfriend at the door and asked if we had tickets to the event. We technically didn’t. At this point I was a little nervous. I told him I was on the Jukely guest list. The door man went to check something behind the bar counter and came back. He stamped my wrist and that was it, I was in even though we never purchased a pass, didn’t have any type of receipt, or admission stub. It was seamless thanks to Jukely.&am
Posted June 24, 2018
Reverb pedals are interesting because not only do a lot of amps already have the effect built-in, but reverb itself is ubiquitous among guitar players. Just do a simple Google search for “must-have guitar effects” and reverb is consistently on those lists. Heck, there’s even an entire website named Reverb! With that being said, Walrus Audio had to do something with their brand-new 2018 Fathom Reverb to set it apart from a sea of other stomp boxes.
Posted June 15, 2018
One of the greatest rock bands of all-time, The Who made a name for themselves with hits like "Who Are You" and "Baba O'Riley." Most of their songs were written by Pete Townshend, the lead guitarist for the group, which explains why a number of their records were driven by very iconic and catchy guitar riffs. There are too many great songs in their catalog to name, so here are the top five riffs from one of the most influential bands to ever take the stage.