Paganini vs. Paul Gilbert

If you can see this, then you might need a Flash Player upgrade or you need to install Flash Player if it’s missing. Get Flash Player from Adobe. Man, I love Paul Gilbert. Stupid-fast metal guitar always appeals to that pick wielding side of me, and he has such a sense of humor about it. […]

Guitar From the Ground Up 2: What You’ll Need

Alright, here’s what you’ll need to get started. First, A guitar, duh. Odds are pretty good that someone you know, like your dad or your friend, has a guitar in a closet somewhere. Steal it. Ok, wait, that might not be good advice. If it’s anything like the guitar I stole from my dad’s closet […]

Guitar From the Ground Up

Guitar is wicked cool. You know it in your bones; I know you do. You’ve grown up watching MTV rock stars shimmy and gyrate in that post-Elvis mold. You’ve seen the old videos of Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix in their heydays coaxing lava from Stratocasters. You’ve seen Bob Dylan’s woody box of protest songs […]