What Strings Should I Use?

One question that we are asked all the time is, “What strings should I put on my Andrew White Guitar?” The thing is, that’s such a tricky question to answer accurately and honestly. The right string for one of us here at the shop might not be the right string for you. Our guitars come […]

Guitar Spotlight: Master Craft Oak Cybele

By: Josh Lucas Check out the guitar here. You know, oak is far from being the most glamorous wood. In fact, when we first got the ones in, I thought to myself, “Oak?”  Even Andrew said, “People see this wood on their deck, or they use it for trim–I’m worried that they won’t take a […]

Andrew White Guitars Inspire Academy

Meet two of our talented instructors–Brandon Arnold, and Josh Lucas. Brandon is a graduate of Musician’s Institute, and Josh of Fairmont State University. Both have been teaching guitar ever since, and have inspired numerous guitarists along their journey. If you’ve recently purchased an Andrew White Guitar, take advantage of these free lessons![…]

Strategies for the Dreaded Spousal “NO”

Andrews “Top Ten” Strategies for the Dreaded “Spousal No!” The team and I hear it via chat and on the phone all the time.  Things like, “Andrew, I really want the Freja 100BV, but I’m getting “the look” every time I mention it.” No worries.  There are ways to handle these things.   There are things […]

Guitar Tips & Tricks: Andrew White Guitars Gig Essentials Checklist

By: Josh Lucas Here’s a list of essential items for every gig! Stay tuned to our social media for a downloadable checklist. ⦁ Water ⦁ String cleaner & cloth ⦁ Full set of extra strings ⦁ Instrument ⦁ Backup Instrument ⦁ Amplifier ⦁ Strap, maybe an extra one ⦁ All your cables, plus at least […]

Guitar Tips and Tricks For Lead Guitar: Creating Balance In Your Solos

By: Josh Lucas Are you already pretty good at lead guitar? You know the notes and patterns, but have trouble creating “meaningful” solos that showcase your skills while at the same time showcasing the song? I think at some point we’ve all run into this rut, so I’m going to show you some quick tricks […]

Guitar Tips & Tricks: The Fastest Way to Learn Anything on Guitar

By: Josh Lucas Isolating Elements We’re not doing chemistry here. By “isolating elements” I simply mean deconstructing every aspect of our guitar playing, and isolating each element that goes into it. This allows you to take something difficult and break it down into a few easy-to-do steps. Problem: I can’t play along with my favorite […]

Tonewood Spotlight: Indian Rosewood

I don’t know about you, but Indian Rosewood was my introduction to Tone (with a capital T, obviously). When I first got a spruce-topped dread with Indian Rosewood–just wow. I had played acoustic guitars before and had been relatively unimpressed. To be fair, though, I hadn’t tried anything especially great. That all changed about 8 […]

Guitar Spotlight: Freja 142

This guitar puts the best of Andrew White Guitars into an affordable package. Not only does quilted ash look absolutely striking, but it gives you a well balanced tone that brings out rich mids, and just enough lows and bite to help your guitar fill out and stand out in any mix. Our revered guitar […]