Playing With Fire

By: Josh Lucas Django came home to his caravan late Friday night after a gig at La Java. It was already well past midnight, and his pregnant wife, Bella, lay fast asleep. Undressing for bed, he heard a sound from across the caravan. His hands reached carefully for the candle burning in the window sill, […]

5 Rock/Pop Licks to Learn Fingerstyle

By: Andrew Aycoth Getting started with fingerstyle may seem daunting at first.  Putting down the pick is often uncomfortable for players who haven’t spent much time without it.  There also seems to be a divide in how to learn the techniques, with many players associating fingerstyle with classical.  While this is certainly true, you don’t […]

Beginner’s Guide to Jamming: Visualizing the Fretboard

By: Josh Lucas To be fair, we’re now moving into intermediate territory. So if you started out with our other “Beginner’s Guide to Jamming,” articles, and those are easy for you–then congratulations! You’re leveling up, and who doesn’t love that? Okay everyone, so today we’re going to get into mapping out the fretboard. So what […]

Josh’s Top 5 Andrew White Guitars That Won’t Break Your Bank!

What’s up everyone, it’s Josh here at Andrew White Guitars. You know, a few of my friends have come to the shop and grabbed an Andrew White since I started working here. What surprised me the most was, despite them not being on a budget at the time, there was always one of our 100 […]

5 Practice Tips: How To Practice Guitar Efficiently

By: J. Dale Lucas I’ve heard people who are extremely efficient and organized referred to as “Type A.” If that’s the case, I am most certainly Type B, C, or even D (whatever any of that means). When it came to practice, I just did whatever felt right or whatever I needed to for a […]

Player’s Mentality 2: Making A Comeback

Hey everyone, welcome back to my little Guitar Philosophy section of the Andrew White Blog Library. In the last blog we talked about taking a break from the guitar, and how that can be a good thing. I don’t think it’s something you should do for very long, but it’s good to do often. Let’s […]

Developing a “Player’s Mentality”

By: J. Dale Lucas Sometimes when we pick up a guitar, it feels like we have superpowers. It’s not necessarily the sound–sometimes it’s just the feeling. On the other hand, sometimes we might feel like we’ve played ourselves into a total rut. I hate that feeling. That first feeling is the one that I want […]

Daily Tapping Warmup

By: Josh Lucas I’ll not waste any time, folks–let’s get right to it! Don’t be intimidated by this little two-handed technique–after all, chances are your strumming hand is your dominant hand, and not only that–piano players use this hand all the time. That means we can, too! In this video, I’ll break down tapping, and […]

The All New Freja 5030TS

The Freja 5030TS is currently only available through direct email. If you are interested in details and pricing please email[…]