Learn how to master one of the most distinctive sounds in blues and rock music.
Before we move on from the minor jazz-blues progression, which we focused on in the last three columns (see them under RELATED ARTICLES), I’d like to offer one more lesson on the topic.
Seymour Duncan’s venture into the pedal market has been an impressively successful second act for a company that was known for decades exclusively as a pickup manufacturer.
My love of effect pedals goes well beyond the normal obsession, but if I were ever limited to having just one effect (with no multi-effect cheating) my choice would be easy: reverb.
Guitars made by the Valco company during the Fifties and Sixties (which include the Supro, National, and Airline brand names, among several others) are often categorized as “pawn shop prizes.”
A song that many fans have asked me about is “Blast Inc.,” which I recorded with my side project, Haunted Shores.
This month, I’d like to discus the art of improvising over a key change, using a modulation of chords that are a half step apart.
Fender may be on their eleven-billionth Stratocaster model, but there’s actually a method to their model madness.