The Guitars that Made… Jimmy Page

The Guitars that Made… Jimmy Page

April 19, 2019

The Dragon isn’t Page’s first signature guitar. In fact, he’s had several. With that in mind, I thought it’d be fun to tell the stories of some of Page’s more noteworthy instruments. 
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Legendary Guitars: Gibson ES-335

Legendary Guitars: Gibson ES-335

April 12, 2019

Today, we’re taking a look into the history of the 335 and the big problem in the guitar market that it addressed.
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Words of Wisdom: Thurston Moore

Words of Wisdom: Thurston Moore

April 09, 2019

As I noted in a recent article, the Fender Jazzmaster is a guitar for those who dare to be different. Thurston Moore, the former Sonic Youth guitarist, continues to push the boundaries of guitar-based music, and has influenced a generation of players in the process.
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Iconic Guitars: Fender Jazzmaster

Iconic Guitars: Fender Jazzmaster

April 01, 2019

Today we’re taking a look at the Fender Jazzmaster; a truly unique instrument for those who dare to be different.
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3 MORE Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

3 MORE Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

March 25, 2019

We’re back with three more bona fide classic songs that feature guitars played with capos!
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Iconic Guitars: Gibson Explorer

Iconic Guitars: Gibson Explorer

March 15, 2019

A striking departure from Fender’s Stratocaster or Gibson’s own Les Paul, the Explorer was suppose to be the guitar of the future.......

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Eddie Van Halen: Words of Wisdom

Eddie Van Halen: Words of Wisdom

March 12, 2019

Van Halen’s words of wisdom when it comes to guitar playing.
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Eric Clapton: Six Decades, Six Songs

Eric Clapton: Six Decades, Six Songs

March 05, 2019

He’s been slinging his guitar for the better part of six decades now. And, as far as we’re concerned, Eric Clapton is still god.
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Hawaiian Koa:  Thalia's New Mission

Hawaiian Koa: Thalia's New Mission

February 25, 2019

Thalia Capos was founded when Thalia dreamed of making a capo that would complement the Hawaiian Koa in the Taylor Guitar held by Taylor Swift on the cover of Rolling Stone. Today, we are announcing our new mission to play a meaningful role in the reforestation of Koa in Hawaii over the coming decade while also promoting the use of sustainably grown Hawaiian Koa from 2nd & 3rd growth forests.
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3 Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

3 Capo Classics Every Guitarist Should Know

February 17, 2019

When it comes to writing great songs, a capo is a seriously useful tool...we’re running through three bona fide classics that feature guitars played with capos. And, because these are songs that every guitarist should have in their arsenal, we’re including guitar tab links as well. 
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Tommy Emmanuel Interview (Part 4)

Tommy Emmanuel Interview (Part 4)

February 09, 2019

Here it is, the fourth and final installment of our interview with the legendary Tommy Emmanuel. Read on for Tommy’s thoughts on pushing the limits live, his preference for one-take recording, and what young guitarists need to do to be the next Tommy Emmanuel.
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Iconic Guitars: The Gibson SG

Iconic Guitars: The Gibson SG

February 08, 2019

There’s something magical about a Gibson SG. That distinctive horned design screams rock and roll. It’s unmistakably devilish, and it’s the “Highway to Hell” guitar for a reason.

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