How to Restring an Electric Guitar
How to Restring an Electric Guitar
By Chris Wilcox - May 1, 2019

For a newbie, this may seem a little intimidating. But with the right tools, a little knowledge and some practice, you’ll be able to restring an electric guitar like a professional guitar tech. When I was gigging regularly, I would restring my guitar every week. My body chemistry is acidic and the sweat and oils […]

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How To Read Guitar Tablature – Basics To Reading Guitar Tabs
How To Read Guitar Tablature – Basics To Reading Guitar Tabs
By Chris Wilcox - April 10, 2019

If you do not know how to read musical notation, but lets say you want to learn how to jam the new Fall Out Boys song on your guitar. You will first need to learn how to read guitar tablature. Don’t worry though, because learning guitar tabs is very easy once you know all the […]

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How to Buy a Pawn Shop Guitar the Safe Way
How to Buy a Pawn Shop Guitar the Safe Way
By Chris Wilcox - March 15, 2019

There is something about pawn shops. In fact, some people recorded whole albums about them. As a man, I think it’s the smell. Seriously. Next time you walk past a pawn shop, walk in and take a big huge sniff. It’s the smell of a potential bargain, a possible rip off. Pawn shop hunting is […]

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Guitar Minor Scale Secrets
Guitar Minor Scale Secrets
By Chris Wilcox - February 21, 2019

Lets face it, there seems to be so many guitar minor scales around to choose from, how do you know which scale is which and more importantly, which minor scale do you use to get the right sound? Sadly, because of the seemingly steep learning curve, a musical journey into the world of theory can […]

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Guitar Lessons-Playing Harmonics
Guitar Lessons-Playing Harmonics
By Chris Wilcox - January 27, 2019

A harmonic is a tone that’s created by the guitar by touching the string above a fret on an open vibrating string. There are 2 types of harmonics Natural and Artificial or I prefer to call them pinch harmonics. Natural Harmonics Natural Harmonics can be produced by touching your index finger on your fret-hand above […]

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A guitarist guide to surviving the gig from Hell!
A guitarist guide to surviving the gig from Hell!
By Chris Wilcox - January 5, 2019

Joe is a lead guitarist in a covers / remake band. He is a good guitarist and cool under pressure. He plays for a band called the Psycho Nymphos. They are a five piece band with two guitarist, keys, bass and drums. The other guitarist also doubles as the singer. Yet this is Joe’s nightmare. […]

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