This is a wide-stretch, legato string-skipping idea that’s based on a symmetrical fretboard shape that moves across the neck in a single position. It’s articulated entirely with fret-hand hammer-ons and pull-offs, and I use my pick hand as a string damper by reaching over behind the fret hand and grabbing the neck to mute the idle strings and prevent them from ringing.
Known for numerous releases as one half of Everything But the Girl, U.K.-based songwriter-DJ-author-label owner Ben Watt is set to release Hendra, his first solo album in more than 30 years. Below, watch a live, acoustic video for “The Levels,” a song featuring Pink Floyd’s David Gilmour on steel guitar.
Today, GuitarWorld.com presents the exclusive premiere of "Tin Soldier," the new music video by Winger. The song is from the band's new album (and first in five years), Better Days Comin’, which will be released April 22 via Frontiers Records.
Pro Music Marketing Inc. has announced the release of its Pykmax High Performance Guitar Picks. The pick, the result of a multi-year design and engineering effort, features a patented ergonomic design that fits the hand comfortably and eliminates traditional muscle pressure associated with gripping traditional guitar picks.
Does America got talent? Before you answer that, check out this video of a guitar-playing, karate-chopping dude named Matt "Rockstar" Sikorski! The clip is actually Sikorski's unsuccessful audition video for NBC's America's Got Talent.
Former Red Hot Chili Peppers guitarist John Frusciante has launched his new album, Enclosure to space aboard Sat-JF14, allowing a stream of the album from an accompanying tracking app before it's release date, April 8th.