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Introducing the Gibson ES-335 Lemon Burst

Want some pure Gibson semi-acoustic twang with tang? The new Gibson ES-335 Lemon Burst from Gibson Memphis could be for you, as it has a Grade-AAA outer face on the laminated top in a lemon color you'd more often associate with Gibson Les Pauls. No doubt, it's a looker. ...

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U.K. Producer Kasket Praises KRK Systems Monitors

Think you need big monitors for your studio? Think again. Acclaimed British producer Charlie Baldwin, who records as Kasket, is the latest rising artist to get into KRK Rokit monitors for recording work. Although the son of world renowned jazz guitarist Ray Russell – who has played with Paul McCartney, Tina Turner, Phil Collins and more – Baldwin's own music is in more of an ambient vein. ...

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The Secrets Of Sustain

Sustain is one of those Holy Grail guitar tone things. We’ve all chuckled over Nigel Tufnel’s description of his ’59 Les Paul’s infinite sustain, but how do you achieve it if you’re not a certified rock god like ‘ol Nige? What elements go into it, and how can you bend them to do your bidding? There are a few different elements that work together to create sustain. It’s not any one thing. Let’s have a closer ...

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The Secrets Of Sustain

Sustain is one of those Holy Grail guitar tone things. We’ve all chuckled over Nigel Tufnel’s description of his ’59 Les Paul’s infinite sustain, but how do you achieve it if you’re not a certified rock god like ‘ol Nige? What elements go into it, and how can you bend them to do your bidding? There are a few different elements that work together to create sustain. It’s not any one thing. Let’s have a closer ...

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Johnny Marr Honored with “Gibson Les Paul Award” at <em>Q</em> Awards Show

<img src='http://images.gibson.com/Lifestyle/2013/Johnny-Marr_the-messenger_t.jpg' alt='Johnny Marr Honored with “Gibson Les Paul Award” at Q Awards Show' align="left" border="0" />Former Smiths guitarist Johnny Marr was the recipient of the prestigious Gibson Les Paul Award at yesterday’s Xperia Access Q Awards ceremony. Tour De France winner (and fellow Les Paul player) Sir Bradley Wi ...

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Five Reasons Why the World Actually <em>Does</em> Need Another Guitar Cable

<img src='http://images.gibson.com/Lifestyle/2015/GibsonPureCable_ttt.jpg' alt='Five Reasons Why the World Actually Does Need Another Guitar Cable' align="left" border="0" />After all, it’s not like there’s some great cable shortage. But Gibson is introducing a line of Gibson Pure cables, and in typical Gibson fashion, these cables feature innovative technology that takes them way out o ...

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