Dennis Giovanakis

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The Guitars That Built Rock: The Fender Telecaster

As you’ll no doubt recall, <i>Classic Rock</i> recently crowned Jimmy Page’s solo on Led Zeppelin’s <i>Stairway To Heaven</i> as the greatest of all time. By now, …

How and Why to Use Your Amp’s Effects Loop

12<p>SHARES<p>If your amp has an effect loop, you might be among the many guitarists who aren’t exactly sure what it’s for.<p>You might wonder why you can’t …

FUCK THE FITZROY DOOM SCENE - Dead Forever After

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Photograph: © GOD SAVE SEX PISTOLS edited by Johan Kugelberg with Jon Savage and Glenn Terry, published by Rizzoli www.rizzoliusa.com , special edition released by Anthology Editions …

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Exploring Eric Clapton's Collaborations with The Beatles, Part 1

191<p>SHARES<p>In the late Sixties, the Beatles and Eric Clapton kicked off a nearly five-decade-long tradition of recorded collaborations.<p>Sure, "While My …

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The Mixolydian Mode: Essential Guitar Scales

Fundamental ChangesThe Mixolydian Mode: Essential Guitar ScalesToday’s Mixolydian Mode lesson follows on from the previous Dorian lesson and dissects …

Warm-Up Time: 11 Exercises That Will Help You Play Even Better

Every professional guitarist starts a session the same way: by warming up. Whether you’re playing a gig or recital, planning a monstrous practice …

Can You Identify These Guitars by Their Headstocks?

2<p>SHARES<p>Here's a quiz from our friends over at Reverb.com.<p>Can you correctly identify these 12 guitars from just their headstocks? The logos and model …

The Stratocaster in the 1960s

The Ventures’ eponymous 1961 second album, with guitarist Don Wilson second from left. The Stratocaster was just as important to late-’50s and early …

Fender Neck Myths Debunked

As you can see, the official designations are far different than you are probably used to hearing when describing the neck of the Fender guitars. The …

The Logo SmithFender Logo Design Evolution

"Spaghetti" Fender Logo Design<p>As with the Marshall logo, the original 'spaghetti' style Fender logo (above) is by [someone unknown], although general …

Jonny Greenwood's Telecasters

<b>Jonny Greenwood’s Telecasters</b><p>I just want to make a post to sum up the basics of what is currently known about Jonny’s Telecasters. We will only …

How to Balance Pickups on Strats and Teles

Guitars with two or three pickups offer lots of sonic variety, but they also introduce a particular problem that single-pickup instruments—such as …

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On this day in 1969, #JimiHendrix performed “The Star-Spangled Banner" at Woodstock. https://t.co/rJ7u7uvpiS

Gizmotron 2.0: The '70s Secret Weapon Returns!

0<p>SHARES<p>Legends such as Paul McCartney and Jimmy Page used it on hit albums, but such lofty nods didn't help the original 1970s version of the …

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THE BEST GUITAR TUTORIALS FREE!! Calculating Parent Major Scales With Justinguitar.com

Calculating Parent Major Scales<p>Been working hard - lots of tone and semitone counting right? I promised you an easy way, and here it is... you do it …

Arpeggios in the Pentatonics

[ padding=”0 20px 0 20px”] <br>Pentatonic scales may be the best scales in the world. At least I feel that they are.<p>They sound great in so many musical …

Tools for the Task: Cables

<i>You’ve got a killer guitar and a smokin’ amp, but is your go-to cable half as old as you, mediocre, or a combination of the two? You owe it to</i> …

Guitar strings tension

<i>The breaking angles (nut and saddle) and non-vibrating portions of the strings<br>do not influence the tension but has an impact on the instrument</i> …

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Discovering New Ways to Use the Minor Pentatonic Scale — Video

I’d lIke to pick up where we left off last month by investigating some new and different ways to use minor pentatonic scales in order to break away …

High Strung: The 25 All-Time Weirdest Guitarists

35<p>SHARES<p>Once upon a time, the mere act of strapping on an electric guitar and cranking up an amplifier marked one as an outsider, a rebellious badass …

10 next-level blues guitar chords

B7/A<p>Here we’re looking at some variations on basic ‘7’ chords (E7, A7 and so on). The more sophisticated sound of these chords will take you way …

10 Fab Facts About George Harrison

You probably know George Harrison as a Beatle, the lead guitarist of the most famous band in the world. We’re guessing that there’s a lot you don’t …

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How to Memorize the Notes on the Guitar Neck

Just having fun after reading one of those perfect pitch ads :-)<p>(This is not real)<p><b>Guitarists! What is the one thing that will put you light years</b> …

The Time George Harrison and Eric Clapton Had A Drunken Guitar Duel

Male or female muses can bring out the best in creative types. They can be the key to some inner genius that, without their presence, might never be …

Eight Great Tips for Playing Guitar With Small Hands

Eight Great Tips for Playing Guitar With Small Hands<p>Updated on August 10, 2017<p>What do Jimi Hendrix, Slash, Steve Vai, and Buckethead all have in …