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Paul Gilbert: "If You're Not Bending, You Might As Well Be a Harpsichord Player"

String Theory is a web series from Ernie Ball that explores the sonic origins of some of the industry’s most innovative players.

In this new episode, Paul Gilbert discusses his history and relationship with playing guitar, songwriting, and his Ernie Ball strings. Listen to Paul describe which gauges he uses when—and why—as well as which unique Ernie Ball acoustic set is his favorite.

For more info, visit Ernie Ball’s String Theory.

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