Tag archive for ‘All About’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, February 16th, 2017

G&B Classics: All About Guitar is on sale now!

Every month in G&B, our Senior Product Specialist Huw Price goes boldly into the geekiest and least-charted territory in Guitardom. Buy your copy here: http://bit.ly/allaboutguitar Whether it’s designing More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, February 10th, 2017

All about… Acoustic Strings

Picking the right acoustic strings is like picking the right pickups for your electric guitar – and there are many factors to consider. Huw Price takes bronze… String theory The drivers behind the evolution More...