How to Set up An Epiphone Les Paul [An Illustrated Guide]

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Getting the perfect setup on an Epiphone Les Paul (or any guitar for that matter) can be quite the challenge. There are many factors to consider including string gauge, action, intonation, and a few others. Not to mention many guitars are not built well enough to even get a solid set-up with low action and …

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How to Reset The BOSS Loop Station [5 Models]

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Readers of Traveling Guitarist and Producer Society know that I’m a huge fan of looper pedals. There are many reasons I like them. Probably the biggest reason is for practicing but you can also use them for creative purposes as well. However, like every other piece of technology out there, they are prone to issues. …

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How to Fix A Whammy Bar That’s Too Stiff [SIMPLE]

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Setting up a guitar properly, especially one that has a Floyd Rose or a vibrato-style bridge, can be a challenge. Once you start getting into specificity and all of the little tricks and tips that you can do, it can get even harder. I’m not a guitar technician by trade either, however, I’ve learned a …

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How to Use A Noise Gate/Suppressor Pedal [Dead Simple]

How to Use A Noise GateSuppressor Pedal [Dead Simple]

Noise gates and suppressors are an essential device for any guitar player, but especially for those of us who stay in the high-gain realm. I’m thinking hard rock and metal guitarists, for example. But noise gates also have their place for clean and dirty players. If you’re using a lot of guitar pedals, it’s a …

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How to Calibrate A DigiTech Whammy Pedal [ANSWERED]

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If you already own one, you know the DigiTech Whammy Pedal is one of the greatest tools a guitarist can buy. They’re incredibly versatile pedals that allow you to create some pretty cool sounds and express sonic ideas. You can do even more with the upgraded version of the pedal, the Whammy Droptune. They’re definitely …

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How To Use A Digitech Whammy Pedal [The Ultimate Guide]

Sometimes I’m amazed by the market for guitarists because the sheer amount of effects we have available is truly crazy. The Digitech Whammy Pedal is one of the best pedals that a guitarist can buy because of its multitude of effects and applications. Guitarists like Tom Morello and Ed O’Brien are the real stand-out players, …

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How to Adjust the Action on a Squier Telecaster [ANSWERED]

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Is your guitar slowly getting more challenging to play? Over time, your Telecaster’s strings may seem to drift further from the guitar’s neck, moving you out of your comfort zone and getting a lot harder to play in the process. Luckily, we can correct this inevitable nuisance by adjusting the instrument’s action settings. Keeping your …

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How to Set Up a Squier Telecaster (Step-By-Step)

Since its inception in 1951, Fender’s Squier Telecaster has been making waves in the music world. Players like Keith Richards, Muddy Waters, and Tom Morello have all famously used a Tele. It’s a very versatile guitar, but that doesn’t mean you can neglect a proper setup. Whether you’re unboxing this classic or you’re blowing off dust from …

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How to Strum Triads on Guitar (A Step-By-Step Guide)

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Triads – in my opinion, are the silent key to mastering the guitar. They are the fundamental building blocks of major and minor chords and serve as the basis for unlocking the power of the entire guitar neck. Harnessing triads takes you from novice to competent in no time. If you’re reading this, you probably …

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How to Harmonize in 3rds (Major and Minor) on Guitar [EASY]

How to Harmonize in 3rds (Major and Minor) on Guitar

Guitar harmonies can involve a lot of music theory and sound very technical, but you can easily improvise on any melody by using harmonies in 3rds. This is one of the simplest harmonizations you can use, and it usually sounds great. Even if you’re not well-versed in music theory, harmonizing in 3rds is fairly easy …

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