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Shopping for pedals through the virtual store is fun and the fact that you can upload a wide variety of stomp boxes to a real pedal you can integrate with your board opens up options for changing your effects preferences on the fly...

SMG Review: DigiTech iStomp

Shopping for pedals through the virtual store is fun and the fact that you can upload a wide variety of stomp boxes to a real pedal you can integrate with your board opens up options for changing your effects preferences on the fly…

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Guitarists are often asked who their influences are. Depending on the style of music, they typically name a lot of the same people and bands, and for good reason....

About Guitar: My Influences Change on a Daily Basis!

Guitarists are often asked who their influences are. Depending on the style of music, they typically name a lot of the same people and bands, and for good reason….

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The JetSlide is a simple, yet uniquely shaped and effective guitar slide. The slide portion is a solid bar of brass, stainless steel, or copper that runs nearly finger length and curves up at the end, giving the appearance of a jet plane’s fuselage and tailpiece.

SMG Review: Ring it and Rock it with JetSlide!

The JetSlide is a simple, yet uniquely shaped and effective guitar slide. The slide portion is a solid bar of brass, stainless steel, or copper that runs nearly finger length and curves up at the end, giving the appearance of a jet plane’s fuselage and tailpiece.

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Line 6 is recognized as a leader in sound modeling, accurately emulating a wide variety of amps, stringed instruments, and effects through digital technology. For this review, my guitar of choice was a mid-80’s 1962 reissue Fender Telecaster and I used a PreSonus TubePre as the interface between guitar and computer.

SMG Review: Line 6 POD Farm 2.5

Line 6 is recognized as a leader in sound modeling, accurately emulating a wide variety of amps, stringed instruments, and effects through digital technology. For this review, my guitar of choice was a mid-80’s 1962 reissue Fender Telecaster and I used a PreSonus TubePre as the interface between guitar and computer.

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EMG is recognized as an innovator in the guitar industry, having designed the first active pickups. Rob Turner, who ignited his brainchild in high school by experimenting with passive pickups and preamps, is the company's founder. Interestingly, Rob started his music career as a drummer.

SMG REVIEW: EMG’s DG20 Prewired Pickguard

EMG is recognized as an innovator in the guitar industry, having designed the first active pickups. Rob Turner, who ignited his brainchild in high school by experimenting with passive pickups and preamps, is the company’s founder. Interestingly, Rob started his music career as a drummer.

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