Looking for a bit of acoustic tone from your electric? We review two 2020 examples of a hybrid genre for stage and studio use
From calloused fingers to finally nailing that first song, playing the guitar is one of the greatest journeys of your life
Historic hardware: Martin & Co’s museum and archives specialist Jason Ahner guides us through some pivotal 19th and 20th-century Martins
The blues survivor talks touring with Buddy Holly, meeting Howlin' Wolf, and his star-studded new album, Blues With Friends
Satriani’s former student checks in to talk about the buying and selling of gear and that digital amp that sits by the door
The former lead guitarist and musical director for Beyoncé on creativity, playing with Pink, performance tips, and finding her life-shred balance
Discover superior tone and playability with our round-up of sub-$2k axes – from Strats to seven-strings
Upgrades can elevate inexpensive guitars, but what should you consider before reaching for the parts catalog?
We take a look at the typical retail chain for affordable guitars, from the factory to your front door
Historic Hardware: Tele expert Richard diZerega walks us through the Blackguard era of Esquires, Broadcasters, Nocasters and Telecasters
Bought and Sold: He’s played with artists like Joni Mitchell, James Taylor, Phil Collins, Miles Davis and Pink Floyd - but Mike Landau still mourns the ’61 Strat that got away...
We joined the ZZ Top man for a personal tour of his garage, which naturally includes a few classic cars...
From clean-cut surf to punk, the Jag is an offset with a lot of history. Guitar historian Martin Kelly unpacks its story