As you can see, the Steampunk Culture is alive and well in the guitar world. It appears many guitar players also have a toe in the steampunk culture. The guitars are one of a kind, and the it speaks to the unique personalities behind each build.
The point I’m trying to make is this. You have a once in a lifetime opportunity to change the course of your life. You may not see it now, but you will. Trade in your TV Remote and/or Smartphone for a Guitar. Trade your computer time, for your practice time. Put your smartphone down, just for a bit every day….and use that time to learn what you’ve wanted to learn for so long.
Once again, I just happened upon this guy. Dan McNally is a de-tuned metal rhythm super hero. He posts at least a few newly recorded guitar/bass/drum tracks every week. His guitar tone is brutal, and his sense of rhythm is sickeningly good. Think of August Burns Red meets Meshuggah, and totally original.
It didn’t matter how many times I practiced it using the chromatic scale exercises with the metronome. My left and right hands just wouldn’t sync up, and I didn’t know why.That’s when I decided to go elsewhere for new exercises. Google lead me to Bur…
Here’s the thing about playing guitar. Its a perishable skill. That means it requires upkeep to maintain your skill level. Most of us know and understand that. That’s why we try to play every day. The trouble is…
Adventurous guitarists started hot-rodding their Telecasters in the late ’60s and early ’70s with big-sounding humbucking pickups that lent new style and swagger to rock music. The Classic Series ’72 Telecaster Deluxe brings it all back as an authentic evocation of its early-’70s ancestor, including dual Fender Wide Range humbucking pickups, a large pickguard, Stratocaster® headstock and bridge, cool skirted amp control knobs and more. A favorite of players from ’70s rock to modern U.K. alt-rock and much
What is Intonation?
Intonation is the uniform distribution of notes along the fretboard. Each fret corresponds to a note. We set intonation to ensure that each fret’s note is as close to in tune as possible. It can be hard to grasp at first, but stick with me here.