How-to Category

guitar pedal
April 9, 2018

“What Pedal Was That?” How to identify the gear being used by guitarists and musicians

If you've ever tried to deconstruct the sounds of your favorite guitarists or musicians, you may have found it challenging to separate fact from fiction. Random google searches aren't guaranteed to produce the truth. Often, I find articles, blog posts, and message boards containing too many assumptions and the faint echo of hearsay in their assertions.…

March 28, 2018

“That’s not real music” How to deal with 5 types of criticism at your gig

Discover how to deal with these 5 types of critics who I’ve encountered in my experience as a gigging musician.

Airplane Cabin
March 5, 2018

Can I Really Bring My Guitar on the Plane?

Before you travel, discover what The FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 actually says about bringing your instrument on the plane.

guitarist and pedalboard
March 1, 2018

5 Time-Saving Tools for Guitarists

If you’re ready to start recording demos or releasing material on your own, these time-saving tools may help you achieve your tone faster, record your song with fewer technological hurdles, and focus on guitar-playing.