The capo is to guitars what sugar—or Stevia, if you prefer—is to food. It makes everything sweeter. Musicians started noticing the capo's inherent song-sweetening properties sometime in the early 17th century, when primitive versions of the handy accessory were employed to raise the pitch of a host of fretted instruments.
Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss is featured on the latest episode of D'Addario's Guitar Power video series, which you can check out below. In the new clip, which was posted yesterday, Strauss sits down with Alain Johannes for a complete interview and a bit of shredding.
D'Addario has launched Players Circle, a new customer-rewards program. The program is the digital evolution of a concept that Jim D'Addario, CEO of D'Addario & Company, first conceived in the Nineties.
If you are a college student, or you have a family member who is, here are some musical ideas of compact but fabulous instruments and accessories that’ll help keep the music going in a tight dorm room.
As always, several members of the Guitar World crew were on hand at the 2015 Summer NAMM Show in lovely and talented Nashville, Tennessee, taking pics, getting the latest gear news and shooting plenty of videos.
I know! It’s so hard to find just the perfect gift for that someone special. That’s why we’re here to help. This year, if your honey is into acoustic guitar, we’ve got some great ideas for a Valentine’s surprise.
The D’Addario Foundation is very pleased to announce that it will be offering a full scholarship covering all expenses for one guitar student to attend the Crown of the Continent Guitar Festival at the end of this summer — a week of guitar heaven!
In this brand-new video, Guitar World's Paul Riario and his loaner Charvel Jake E. Lee signature model guitar hit the streets of New York City with D'Addario's new NYXL strings. The goal? To find out just how tough NYXL's strings are!