The Weekend Read November 22nd - 27th ; Guitar Lessons, Articles and More

The Rock House Blog Weekend Read is published every Friday or Saturday and is filled with links to the best articles from around the web. Articles include guitar lessons, guitar bass guitar news, guitar playing tips and tricks and just some plain old good reading.

Dolphinstreet Guitar Gear Blog - A comparison (or maybe just a demo) of the Dunlop Crybaby, EVH Crybaby, Fulltone Clyde Wah, and EX-7 with 2 wah models (Crybaby and Vox McCoy). Using a Marshall JVM 410H. Guitars were my Suhr Classic and my Michael Kell ...Wah pedals test

Guitar Noize - The 1957 Fender Stratocaster is one of the most sought after guitar collector items fetching astronomical prices, I saw one recently advertised for US $35,000 and in Australia you would be looking at closer to AUD $100,000. So thank goodness Fender had the good sense to release the American Vintage series... Review: Fender American Vintage '57 Stratocaster

Guitarz - As we all know, the Stratocaster is the most copied guitar ever. These days many of these plagiarists like to tweak the design to put their own spin on it, but I've never before seen anything quite as odd looking as this...An unusual twist on the Strat design

I Heart Guitar - The basic TL60 model takes the general Telecaster philosophy of well-distributed mass, through-body stringing and clear, cutting tone, and adds a few upmarket features like neck-through construction, a graphite-reinforced 12” radius, 24-fret neck and Sperzel locking tuners...REVIEW: Carvin TL60

Marks Guitar Blog - This weeks lesson is what I call a "Goodie Bag" lesson.  I have a batch of licks or ideas that are loosely connected, but each can stand on their own...Blog Rewind - Hybrid Picking, Walking Basslines and Double Stops 

Not Playing Guitar - Bar chords are a sticking point for a lot of guitar learners. Most of us find them hard to learn and we usually pass a long stage wondering if we will ever master them...Bar Chords: Do You Have to Learn Them?

Share My Guitar - Metal has long been hailed for it’s deep and dark sound and no other single genre has explored the depths of tuning down like Metal has. During the days of Metals inception, standard A440 (E, A, D, G, B.E) was beefed up with heavy overdrive and increased low end equalization to achieve that low heavy sound but as time passed and music evolved, a desire for a deeper and more rich bottom end guitar sound was building...The Art of Drop Tunings

The Classical Guitar Blog - We all make mistakes in performance (except John Williams). It just happens. It’s part of the game. The really hard part is recovery: those milliseconds after the mistake...The Fine Art of Screwing Up

Have a Rockin' Weekend


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