Guitar Notes

Know Your Ibanez

Celebrating the Ibanez guitar brand and some of its most in-demand and exciting guitars



Trading Licks and Tricks for Guitar Fundamentals

There are no easy shortcuts, but here are approaches to make you a better guitarist sooner.



Set Necks Versus Bolt-on Guitar Necks

How the neck joins the body of a guitar has a major impact on its sound.



Put That Go-To Guitar Down & Expand Your Style Palette

Playing an unfamiliar guitar can help you chart a course into new musical waters.



3 Sax Players & 4 Albums That Can Make You a Better Guitarist

Brian revisits four records that have had a profound influence on his guitar playing.



Embrace What You Know but Continue to Grow

Building on what you’ve accomplished can to take you where you want to go.



Making the Changes

Crucial tips to get you playing more musically over chord changes



Build Your Rhythm IQ with the Metronome

Brian offers two exercises that’ll make you a tighter and more swinging player.



The Charvel Guthrie Govan Signature

Brian explores the virtues of an instrument equal to the skills of its master.



Taking the Mystery Out of Guitar Setup

How to restring your guitar and adjust its truss rod, action and intonation like a pro.



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