Many a hero of the guitar has made music primarily with a Gibson SG. So Gibson will offer custom signature series guitars to honor them, and satisfy their fans. These are the most recent such SGs.
I've enjoyed my Michael Kelly Patriot Custom, and it plays as smoothly as any guitar I've played. I like the versatility of it for blues, especially using the coil tap for studio work.
Since there exists plenty of information and blog type details of first hand experiences in building an acoustic guitar, I thought I'd focus more on the difficulties I encountered as I built my own.
For many classical guitarists, locating the notes on the fingerboard can be difficult, especially in the higher positions. Here is a quick and reliable method for learning all the notes on the fretboard.
An easy classical guitar study by Aguado with standard notation, guitar tablature, audio demo and study notes for learners
The Heartfield Talon II guitar was a Fender Super Strat made in Japan, and it has become a classic in the vintage guitar world.
The pentatonic scale is a gift to musicians learning to improvise and the pentatonic box is one of the first things guitarists learn but getting out of the pentatonic box makes solos more interesting.
A complete analysis of the often-misunderstood combination scale for guitar. In-depth theory explanations, video examples, high quality, accurate transcriptions, plus practical applications to get you playing!
Among the most iconic of electric guitarists is none other than James Patrick Page. Most often, he's known more simply as Jimmy Page, and though he's been a part of many bands and untold numbers of sessions recordings...
Martin "S" series guitars are always awesome instruments, and the D 35S is certainly no exception. These guitars are shorter scare, 12 frets clear of the body, and have a different shaped body, and a wider neck, and of...