A studio recording merely captures a moment in time. Who says you can't play the song more convincingly 17 days later in front of a live audience in Peoria?
All the wringing and fussing over the minutiae of a signal path doesn’t mean squat if you’re hauling an ultra dialed-in rig out on a stage equipped with a dumpy PA.
Open-mic events are full of kindred spirits. Show up early, stay late, chat and ask questions. Who knows — you might meet your next collaborator!
Enjoy these tips from guitarists who know their stuff — from rock royalty to jazz patriarchs to random bad asses!