Six secret ingredients of a great guitar solo


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Guitar solos might be less fashionable than they were a generation ago, but they’re still full of a musical mojo that pulls us in every single time. The best solos just seem to have some kind of primal attraction that guitarists – and music fans in general – simply can’t resist. Today, then, we take […]

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Festival season: how to sound great at your outdoor gig


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“Have fun, take sunglasses, and be prepared for your tone to suck.” This acidic three-pronged statement of advice/warning succinctly sums up the sentiment among many guitarists who have braved the notoriously unpredictable world of the open air gig. Now, fun and sunglasses are right up our street: no problems here. But tone-wise, it doesn’t have […]

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