Tag archive for ‘Tips’
By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, April 9th, 2018

The Ultimate Guide To Vintage Les Paul Tone

‘Les Paul tone’ means lots of different things to lots of different people, but there’s no doubt that the blend of clarity, sustain and power offered by original Bursts and Goldtops still represents the high-water More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Guitar DIY Tips: A guide to routine maintenance

A guide to all the jobs that’ll keep your guitar on the road and in fine fettle. 1. Truss-rod adjustment You can use capos to provide a helping hand. With the strings tuned to concert pitch, place capos on More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Thursday, November 17th, 2016

G&B Classics: Essential Tone Tips, Mods & Upgrades is on sale now!

The new issue of Guitar & Bass Classics is available now, full of essential tone tips, mods and upgrades for your beloved. Are you frustrated by your guitar sound? Maybe that old, much-loved instrument More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

50 Low-Cost Ways To Improve Your Guitar Tone

We can all be guilty of spending more time obsessing about gear than learning how to get the best from what we’ve already got. Read on for 50 pro and expert tone tips to find out how you can sound better today More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, September 9th, 2016

Top 10 Tips For Musicians: Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt

Ahead of the release of the Swedish progressive metal band’s 12th album, Sorceress, Opeth frontman Mikael Åkerfeldt (centre) shares his tips for aspiring musicians trying to make it in an increasingly More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Wednesday, August 24th, 2016

Asking Alexandria guitarist Ben Bruce’s 7 Magnificent Songwriting Tips

Metalcore songwriter shares his compositional secrets Story | Thea De Gallier As the lead guitarist and principal songwriter in Asking Alexandria, Ben Bruce has penned four albums and powered through multiple More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Tuesday, June 14th, 2016

25 Fender Telecaster tips, mods and upgrades

For some players, Leo Fender’s plank was perfect from the get-go. The Tele also happens to be one of the best modding platforms in all of Guitardom. Not for the first time, Huw Price gets his screwdriver out… More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, June 10th, 2016

Dan Patlansky Top 10 Tips

With face-curling licks and monster tone, Dan Patlansky is one of a new breed of superlative blues guitarists. Here, he gives us his top tips… 1 Dig deep for an earthy tone “Obviously, I’m using tube More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Monday, March 21st, 2016

Kerry King’s Top 11 Heavy Metal Guitar Tips

Slayer’s Kerry King has defined thrash metal with razor-edged riffs and demented solos. Here, he gives us his best advice about playing metal, fast…  1.Build right-hand speed slowly It’s important for the More...

By theguitarmagazine.com On Friday, March 4th, 2016

John Myung’s Top 10 Bass Playing Tips     

Dream Theater’s bass virtuoso shares his knowledge and helps you become a better player 1. Warm up Warming up is something all musicians should do and it’s something that’s related directly to maintaining More...