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Guitarist Uses 45 Techniques in One Epic Solo

Pull offs, double stops, tapping—most of us employ at least two or three techniques for a solo.YouTube user Miguel Márquez, however, has managed to use 45 different techniques in one epic three minute peice.Márquez’s versatility is pretty impressive, and watching the clip is a great way to inspire your own playing—after all, when’s the last time you utilized harp harmonics or a dive bomb in... …

Here’s What Using a Fidget Spinner on Guitar Sounds Like

Well, it was only a matter of time.YouTube user M3RKMUS1C has posted video showing him playing guitar with a fidget spinner. Well, actually, it’s a fidget spinner customized with glued-on picks!Apart from using it for some ultra-fast speed picking (reminiscent of a Paul Gilbert power drill technique), M3RKMUS1C “discovered a really cool helicopter or alien spaceship kind of sound when the... …

Nux Announces Stageman AC50 Acoustic Guitar Amplifier

Nux has announced a new acoustic guitar amplifier, the Stageman AC50.This two-channel amplifier offers a very rich acoustic guitar sound and vocal tone.The Stageman AC50 includes a combination 1/4-inch / XLR mic channel input, and both channels have independent EQ and effects. It is equipped with a two-way high sensitive speaker system (1 x 6.5" woofers, 1 x 1" tweeter) for dynamic sounds... …

Marty Friedman Discusses New Jackson Signature Model and ‘Wall Of Sound’ Album

To ring in a new era, Marty Friedman showcases his brand new Jackson MF-1 signature model in a new video posted on Jackson's YouTube page. You can watch the clip below.The video showcases Friedman playing his new signature model amidst rare, intimate discussions about his decision to return to Jackson. The video also features song clips from his upcoming album, Wall Of Sound. Wall Of Sound, out... …

Ed Sheeran and Martin Guitar Collaborate on Third Signature Edition

C.F. Martin & Co. and Ed Sheeran have joined forces once again to deliver the third in a series of Ed Sheeran Signature Artist Edition guitars.The newest installment from Martin Guitar celebrates Sheeran’s long-awaited third album, ÷.In 2013 and 2015, Martin Guitar and Sheeran unveiled their first and second collaborations, with each guitar custom designed to celebrate the artist’s first and... …

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