What Makes the Fender Stratocaster a Timeless Classic?

What Makes the Fender Stratocaster a Timeless Classic?

5th August, 2022 by Mitch Laddie

Ask most people to think of an electric guitar and they'll picture a Stratocaster. But what is it about this iconic guitar which has set the Strat apart, and why is it still relevant today?

5 Things To Do Every Time You Practice Guitar

31st May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Want a checklist to ensure your guitar practice is hitting the mark? Read on …..

4 Reasons You Can’t Play Guitar Faster

31st May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Whether you are scaling the heady heights of shred guitar prowess or building a repertoire of honest classic rock, speedy guitar playing is never too far away.

The Story Behind Eddie Van Halen’s Frankenstein Guitar

6th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Not satisfied with his Les Paul, Strat or Destroyer, before changing world of guitar playing, Eddie Van Halen crafted a guitar which shaped history!

3 Reasons Why You Need A Whammy Bar

6th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Whammy bar, tremolo arm, wiggle stick; this ingenious implement commands more respective use than gratuitous dive bombing and wanton waggling!

Forgotten Stars Of ‘90s Shred Guitar

5th May, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Think you know your shredders? In this blog we uncover four top shred guitarists whose names and playing, may have escaped you.

Classic Shred Guitar Albums

4th May, 2022 by Sam Bell

The 80’s & 90’s heralded a new dawn of technical guitar prowess and spawned some of the most excellent shred guitar recordings ever committed to tape. Who makes the list? Read on!

3 Ways To Use A Metronome

25th March, 2022 by Stuart Shields

What is the one thing we could all use more of? Reliable timing. And the best tool for the job … the humble metronome.

Warm Ups - The Missing Part Of Your Guitar Practice Routine?

11th March, 2022 by Stuart Shields

Let’s face it - playing anything on this crazy instrument places demands on fingers and tendons which would cause most physios to wince! So why do so many guitarists skip an all important warm up?