• Amp troubleshooting

    May 9, 2012

    Every guitarist’s biggest fear is that you turn up at a gig and the rig you’ve borrowed is either complete shit or stone dead. The frustration and desperation flows through your head and veins as you try your best to think of a solution. Nothing kills your inspiration more but ...

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  • How to prepare for the show

    June 7, 2011

    I get often asked how I prepare for an Airbag show. How do I set up the pedals and amp? How do I keep the guitar tuned throughout a performance? Many of you have probably a lot more stage experience than I but I’ll try to share some tips and ...

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  • Temperature and humidity

    February 21, 2011

    Most of us usually takes good care of acoustic guitars but electrics also needs attention when it comes to controlling temperature and humidity. Slight changes can do serious harm and reduce your guitar to a useless piece of wood. Most of us live in a country with seasons that change dramatically. ...

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  • Noise troubleshooting (part 2)

    April 6, 2010

    Noise is every guitarist’s worst enemy. We’ve all experienced hissing, buzz, crackle and hum. It’s frustrating but there are many things you can do to reduce noise to a minimum. In this second part of the article we’ll look at how to deal with noisy pedals and how to set ...

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  • Noise troubleshooting (part 1)

    March 21, 2010

    Noise is every guitarists’ worst enemy. We’ve all experienced hissing, buzz, crackle and hum. It’s frustrating but there are many things you can do to reduce noise to a minimum. In this first of two articles we’ll look at the basics, the reasons for noise and how to solve the ...

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  • How to adjust the string and pickup height

    December 6, 2008

    Pictures of David’s Black Strat and the new Signature models seems to stir up some confusion regarding what the correct string and pickup height might be. I get a lot of questions about this so I’ll try to clear up some misconceptions. If you look closely at David’s Black Strat or ...

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  • How to keep the guitar tuned

    December 14, 2007

    A question I get all the time is ”How do I keep the guitar tuned?”. A guitar out of tune is frustrating and a test to your inspiration. In this article you’ll learn some basic guitar maintenance tips that’ll keep the guitar tuned throughout a show. Buying a new guitar Obviously, the ...

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