Tuning a Guitar On Crack

February 11, 2013 by · 8 Comments 

Excessive Guitar TuningThere are few things as beautiful as the sound of a well tuned guitar. Which is why, clearly, it’s necessary to play with your guitar strings at least as often as you play with yourself. Much like your thing, these things need constant tinkering and upkeep to remain in top working order, although they require significantly less hand cream and tissues. Or socks. Read more

Auto-Tune and Gloom – Fad Finally Fading?

February 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Autotune-evo-garage-bandHave you ever listened to T-Pain? You know how his voice always sounds like a robot? Well, thanks to something in vocal technology called Auto-Tune, sensible style and effort to make music has been lost over the past few years. Thank god, the actual end of auto-tune can be seen on the horizon. Read more

Break Strings Much? Ernie Ball Offers a Solution

February 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

guitar-electric-titanium-stringsFor the longest time, I refused to play anything but DR’s on my electric guitar. Though, once I really began gigging out every other weekend, I began to encounter a really frustrating issue. Every two-three shows, I was breaking a string. After considering a setup and messing around with new saddles, I decided to try a set of Ernie Ball coated slinky strings. I haven’t looked back since. Read more

Drop C Tuning – Tuning a Guitar

January 19, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

drop-c-drop-d-guitar-tuning-jacksonKnowing how to tune your guitar is one of the basic fundamentals when it comes to learning how to play. Once you’ve mastered the “standard” tuning of EADGBE, (I like to remember it as Eat All Day Get Big Easy) you may begin to experiment with other tunings. Tuning your guitar down a whole step and dropping your top D string to C brings us to what most refer to as “drop C.” It’s something that’s become extremely popular Read more