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How To Get Eric Johnson Guitar Sound With S-GEAR

March 30, 2017

Eric Johnson, guitar virtuoso, is known for his unique tone and impressive chops. His signal chain isn’t overly complicated. His tone is on the clean side using mostly his Fender Strat, a tube screamer and his fingers. Don’t jump the gun, I know, on a lot of days he uses a bunch of pedals. In […]


How To Play You Think You’re Tough by RATT – Complete Guitar Lesson [VIDEO]

January 16, 2017

After going down memory lane with the Round and Round complete guitar lesson, I couldn’t help but add You Think You’re Tough next. Warren Demartini tore up the solo on Round and Round and today Robbin Crosby tears it up on You Think You’re Tough. One of the things I loved about Ratt was their […]


Stevie Ray Vaughan – Riviera Paradise Guitar Tutorial [VIDEO]

November 10, 2016

  I remember the first time I heard Riviera Paradise by Stevie Ray Vaughan. So sweet. I knew I had to learn it immediately. The intro alone is an amazing bluesy jazz like lick that incorporated several techniques. Use the neck and middle pickups and very little if any gain for a nice clean tone.  


How To Get Tom Scholz Guitar Sound With S-GEAR

May 30, 2016

Tom Scholz of Boston introduced a refreshing unique sound with Boston’s debut album. In the mid 1980’s he packaged up the tone into a line of handheld devices he called Rockman. It was the huge Marshall overdrive with chorus and delay in a device the same size as a cassette tape walkman. Plug in your guitar, your headphones and […]


S-Gear Van Halen Preset Downloads

May 24, 2016

S-Gears virtual guitar amps are amazing and cheap. I use them for almost all the guitars I record and when I practice. Here are 2 settings that I created that give you that full Marshall stack sound and the Eddie Van Halen chorus tone you hear in Ain’t Talkin’ ‘Bout Love, Why Can’t This Be […]


Best Virtual Guitar Amp – Slate Digital – S-Gear DEMO

May 2, 2016

Scuffham Amps has released what I think is the best virtual guitar amp on the market. It sounds amazing and is a fraction of the cost of other software (Amplitube). This video will walk you through the S-Gear stand alone software package and demo several of the preset sounds and a couple of the sounds […]