Tag archive for ‘All About’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018
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All About… Tadeo Gomez

Fender’s greatest-ever neck carver was an orphaned migrant worker who walked a thousand miles to get to America. Huw Price profiles the legendary Tadeo Gomez… A Fender Strat pictured at Capsule Music in Toronto More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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All About… Ted McCarty

Ted McCarty was arguably the most influential CEO of any guitar company, and he designed more iconic hardware and guitars than pretty much anyone else. Huw Price talks Ted… In a parallel universe, who can More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018
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All About… Freddie Tavares

Musician, inventor, and a huge figure in Fender’s history. Huw Price celebrates the life and times of Leo’s greatest sideman… Even if you’ve never heard of Freddie Tavares, you’ve almost certainly More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, March 20th, 2018
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All About… Les Paul

Lester Polsfuss was much more than the iconic guitar that came to bear his name. Les Paul was also a musical pioneer and a recording trailblazer. Huw Price examines the life of a true innovator… If ever there More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, March 5th, 2018
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All About… Potentiometers

Your tone and volume pots can have a significant impact on your sound, but how much do we actually know about what makes those controls work? Huw Price goes to pot… There are things in life that affect us More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, January 10th, 2018
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All About… Frets

There are many metal parts on a guitar that impact your tone and playability, but your frets might be the most important of all. Huw Price puts it all on the wire to help you work out what the right frets are for More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, December 13th, 2017
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All About… Cables

Guitar cables, speaker cables and interconnects are often overlooked in our quest for great tone so what’s on the wire? Huw Price lays out how to pick the right leads for you… If you think the guitar world is More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, November 23rd, 2017
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All About… Picks

Some guitarists get divorced more often than they change their string brand, and though they are just as integral to how we play and sound, plectrums can be much the same. Huw Price picks a winner… There was More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, July 21st, 2017
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All about… Torrefaction

The controlled burning of tonewoods may seem like a crazy notion, but some guitar manufacturers are touting it as a major advancement in guitar tone. So is torrefaction for real or simply half-baked? Huw Price finds More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, March 27th, 2017
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All About… Electric Strings

Following our look at the history of acoustic strings last issue, this time Huw price turns the spotlight on the evolution of their electric siblings – from 1930s New York to the present day. We can identify More...