If you're like me and get bored of strumming the same old three chords, playing the same old songs, there's one thing I like to do, and that's to learn new, challenging songs. Some of the most difficult songs to play are either super fast, sweep and shred fests, or really intricate fingerpicking songs on an acoustic. Since I'm not Herman Li and my left hand is mostly useless, fingerpicking is more of my style. If you want to learn some new chorread more
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In the right hands, especially those that have been blessed by mythical crossroads, the pentatonic scale is a powerful tool for any guitarist. If you're not yet familiar with the scale, check it out here. Which is why little-known guitar&aread more
In the most recent Vans Warped Tour, PRS artists definitely made a statement with a wide variety of guitars. PRS recently spoke with Miguel Cardona (Sylar), Pat Dimitri (Andy Black & Watsky), Mason Gainer (Bad Seed Rising) and Sam Bowden (Neck Deep) about their advice to new players, which you can check out below.read more
It's arguable that the instruments here were responsible for immortalizing the artists that played them. From dusty strats, to custom-built axes, these are five famous guitars, and the stories behind them.read more
While options for a new guitar seem limitless, there is one company that continually pushes the envelope on design, sound, class and playability: Paul Reed Smith. In 2013, PRS created the S2 series, standing for “Stevensville 2,” which is a line of guitars made inside their Stevensville, MD workshop.