Monday, May 27, 2019


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You Ask: How to stop my electric guitar pickups from turning green?

Green-tinted corrosion – sometimes known as verdigris – is a common problem on many vintage guitars.
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Your Board: Ben Hosking’s groovy metal rig

From Down Under, our reader Ben Hosking is chugging out his brand of "heavy groove" metal – check out the pedals he's using to get that tight tone.
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Snarky Puppy’s Mark Lettieri is making instrumental guitar cool again

The Grammy-winning six-string aficionado on his band’s new album Immigrance, secretly using a Kemper and why he’d love to play in Antarctica.

“Punk can be anything”: Amyl And The Sniffers’ Declan Martens

The Amyl And The Sniffers guitarist has a message for the punk purists.

The inside story of Jimmy Page’s Led Zeppelin guitars

As a brand-new book gives us an up-close look at Led Zeppelin’s earliest days, we take a trip through the iconic instruments that Jimmy Page used in his career as the band went from club gigs to rock ’n’ roll superstardom.

The Money Shot: Fender Custom Shop Ron Thorn Masterbuilt Thinline Telecaster

Take a closer look at this beautiful axe commissioned by Coda Music.

How YouTube guitar prodigy Myles Jasnowski found his musical voice

The one-time YouTube starlet explains how he abandoned his plans and found his guitar audience through Instagram.

“I don’t pledge allegiance to any one guitar”: Lucy Dacus on her six-string fealty

The Virginian songwriter talks supergroups, the freeing nature of her current “low stakes” project, and why she refuses to pledge allegiance to any guitar.

What does Brexit mean for UK musicians?

Startling new survey from the Incorporated Society of Musicians reveals grave concerns about post-Brexit life for guitarists and musicians of all kinds.

Rare Guitars: Rory Gallagher’s 1961 Fender Stratocaster

Rory's nephew, Daniel, tells us the story of how this legendary Strat got its uniquely worn finish.

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