Category: Weekend Warrior

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Guitar setup for recording – a lesson learned

If you consider becoming a session guitarist then you need to get your guitars set up properly
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Remote recording in the Karoo

Tracking and arranging a full album in 5 days in a farmhouse in the Karoo
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Long live Madam Sousatzka (my Les Paul Deluxe)

Our columnist reminisces over the bumpy but ultimately successful journey with his Gibson Les Paul Deluxe
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The Pros and Cons of being a Weekend Warrior

Our columnist lists some of the Pros and Cons of being a Weekend Warrior - a few might surprise you.
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Women might just save the electric guitar

According to market research released by Fender 50% of all beginner guitar players in USA and UK are female. With the music industry in decline, will women save the electric guitar?
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The Loverboy Solo

Sometimes there are numerous benefits in playing something outside of your tastes.
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Trashing Purple Haze

During a recent gig our columnist trashed the Purple Haze solo and survived to tell the tale.
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Stratocaster mods – Lessons learned

Sometimes modifications can be hit or miss, but there is always something to be learned in the process.
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Moving from valves to Kemper Profiler

One man's journey ditching valve amps and embracing profiling technology. What can go wrong? Apparently nothing...
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Goodbye too soon?

"I have had guitars that I felt disappointed with after the honeymoon period, just to become my favourite instrument a year or so later."