Closer Look: Epiphone Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

Epiphone Les Paul, a great beginner electric guitar

Most any guitarist is familiar with the name Les Paul. Although he was an excellent jazz and blues guitarist, his legacy was cemented by another one of his great skills: guitar-making. He made his first guitar in 1940 in the Epiphone guitar factory.  This venture eventually led to the Epiphone Les Paul LP-100.

5 Easy Steps to Lower an Acoustic Guitar’s Action

lower an acoustic guitar's action

Action on a guitar is often described by most guitarist as its “playability”. Technically speaking, the action of a guitar is the distance between the string and the frets. If it’s too high, you need to lower an acoustic guitar’s action.

Critical Look: Fender Squier Stratocaster Review

fender squier stratocaster

Designed back in 1954 by Leo Fender, the “stratocaster” has become ubiquitous among all electric guitar players across the world. Almost everybody is familiar with the look of the Fender Squier Stratocaster and it has been played by some of the best guitarist in the world.

Soft or Hard Guitar Case?

guitar case

I’ve traveled with my guitar all over the world. It has been in a hard guitar case thousands of miles on countless airplanes, trains, buses and taxis.

It has also traveled in a padded case just down the street to a gig or the local guitar store.