Electric Guitar Lives!

Pete Williams

A fun celebration of the electric guitar / guitarists, related gear, and industry news. This podcast is for all ages. All are welcome! read less
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Has the Guitar Industry become a parody of itself?  | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 16
Dec 16 2022
Has the Guitar Industry become a parody of itself? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 16
In this week's episode we talk about: Frank Gambale, Hovak Alaverdyan , Wolfgang Van Halen, Fender Japan, Snark Air, Sweep Picking, GIT now MIT, Why is the industry celebrating cover bands? Kirk Hammet Gibson guitar and association with Gary Moore and Peter Green? Huh!? Say whu?, Guitar News + more!   Episode sponsor: Make’n Music - The Original Home of Tone - Since 1973. https://www.makenmusic.com/ Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/3dUuWSx For more info about the podcast, please visit: https://electricguitarlives.com/   ##################################   Get in the Holiday Spirit - BRET MICHAELS's Guitarist PETE EVICK Calls PHILIP ANSELMO 'A Douchebag', Says He Is 'Glad' People Will Hear PANTERA Music Again   https://blabbermouth.net/news/bret-michaelss-guitarist-pete-evick-calls-philip-anselmo-a-douchebag-says-he-is-glad-people-will-hear-pantera-music-again   2022 Holiday Ultimate Gear Guide: the best new guitar gear of the year https://www.guitarworld.com/news/2022-holiday-ultimate-gear-guide-the-best-new-guitar-gear-of-the-year   Snark unveils the Snark Air – the most discrete clip-on guitar tuner ever?  https://www.musicradar.com/news/snark-air-clip-on-guitar-tuner   WOLFGANG VAN HALEN SAYS HIS MENTAL HEALTH HAS ‘NEVER BEEN ANY LOWER’ DUE TO INTERNET TROLLS https://guitar.com/news/music-news/wolfgang-van-halen-says-his-mental-health-has-never-been-any-lower-due-to-internet-trolls/   Three Legendary Guitarists, One Legendary Guitar https://www.gibson.com/en-US/kirk-hammett-greeny   Frank Gambale https://www.frankgambale.com/   Hovak Alaverdyan   https://www.youtube.com/@HovakAlaverdyanMusic
Is YouTube killing the Guitar Industry?  | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 15
Dec 4 2022
Is YouTube killing the Guitar Industry? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 15
In this week's episode we talk about: Richard Hallebeek, Jazz Fusion, 1968 Fender Rosewood Tele - 1st Ever Prototype Built For Elvis Presley, Closet Classics:150-year-old Martin sold to an ex-Fender CEO, Plini, How To Play "Black Betty" By Ram Jam, and more! Episode sponsor: Make’n Music - The Original Home of Tone - Since 1973. https://www.makenmusic.com/ Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/3dUuWSx For more info about the podcast, please visit: https://electricguitarlives.com/ =======================   Artist Spotlight: Richard Hallebeek   https://www.richardhallebeek.com/   https://truefire.com/educators/richard-hallebeek/e4364   Richard Hallebeek - Crashing Apps   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0XYVUe1Bij0   Richard Hallebeek - Good To Go   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WzcyZJPtScE   Richard Hallebeek - Friday At Last   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=izUzn6qtNLE   Richard Hallebeek - Recording 'Ghosts'   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IQj5cWs3kno   =======================   Elvis Presley's '68 Fender Rosewood Telecaster Prototype Is Listed on Reverb https://reverb.com/news/elvis-presleys-68-fender-rosewood-telecaster-prototype-is-listed-on-reverb That 150-year-old Martin acoustic found in the back of a woman’s house has sold to an ex-Fender CEO https://www.guitarworld.com/news/martin-backroom-acoustic-sold-to-ex-fender-ceo   Plini announces North American tour with Jakub Zytecki and Sungazer https://www.guitarworld.com/news/plini-north-america-headline-tour   How To Play "Black Betty" By Ram Jam On Guitar Tutorial https://kiisfm.iheart.com/content/how-to-play-black-betty-ram-jam-guitar/   Gear Spotlight: Electro-Harmonix Silencer   https://www.ehx.com/products/silencer/
Can guitar players cross genres successfully? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 13
Nov 11 2022
Can guitar players cross genres successfully? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 13
In this week's episode we talk about: Alex Skolnick, Alex Skolnick Trio, Testament, ESP ALEX SKOLNICK Signature Series Guitars, Guitar Education for Adult Beginners, why it’s important to practice and develop good timing skills, Black Friday Deals, and more! The Dean Saga continues: Dean parts ways with Dean Z, Dean forms DBZ with Jeff Diamant of Diamond Amps, Dean Guitars Gets “New Eyes” on their marketing, egos collide, worlds implode! Episode sponsor: Make’n Music - The Original Home of Tone - Since 1973. https://www.makenmusic.com/ Get 2 chances to win! Sign up the One Control FX Pedal(s) giveaway here: https://bit.ly/3fC2Ewd Watch and Listen to the One Control Baltic Blue Fuzz: https://bit.ly/3SNmoLR Watch and Listen to the One Control Fluorescent Orange Overdrive: https://bit.ly/3UWEblO Recorded Guitar by Kirk Fletcher: https://www.facebook.com/kirk.fletcher.58/ Recorded Guitar by R.J. Ronquillo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwDvqMU_Byor49FXRYQT40g Recorded Guitar by Pete Williams: https://electricguitarlives.com/ *** Gear used for recording *** - ESP LTD EC-1000 EverTune BB in Black Satin - Ernie Ball Slinky 9-42 - Dunlop Stubby Triangles - Mooer Prime P1 - Electro-Harmonix Silencer - Tacoma DM9 - M-Audio Air - Adobe Audition Recorded Drums by Jim Dooley: https://jimdooley.net Alex Skolnick Official Website https://alexskolnick.com Alex Skolnick on Truefire https://truefire.com/educators/alex-skolnick Alex Skolnick Podcast: Moods and Modes https://www.alexskolnick.net/podcast Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/3dUuWSx For more info about the podcast, please visit: https://electricguitarlives.com/
Is Guitar Shredding Meaningless? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 10
Oct 23 2022
Is Guitar Shredding Meaningless? | Electric Guitar Lives ep # 10
In this week's episode we talk about: Marty Friedman and his approach with exotic scales and modes, Cacophony, Megadeth, Shredding, Jason Becker, Uli Jon Roth, ESP LTD 1000 Series, plus the Evertune bridge. I also talk about how I got my start in the industry with Dean Guitars (Armadillo Enterprises). I’ll cover David “Evil D” Vincent of Morbid Angel, Elliott Rubinson, Ben Chafin, Pat Baker, and Mr. Dean Zelinsky. We’ll talk about some behind the scenes stuff about Dean Guitars prior to their second shot heard around the world. The Dean Guitars saga is an interesting one for sure so please tune in and give a listen! I think you’ll dig it! Episode sponsor: Make’n Music - The Original Home of Tone - Since 1973. https://www.makenmusic.com/ Get 2 chances to win! Sign up the One Control FX Pedal(s) giveaway here: https://bit.ly/3fC2Ewd Watch and Listen to the One Control Baltic Blue Fuzz: https://bit.ly/3SNmoLR Watch and Listen to the One Control Fluorescent Orange Overdrive: https://bit.ly/3UWEblO Recorded Guitar by Kirk Fletcher: https://www.facebook.com/kirk.fletcher.58/ Recorded Guitar by R.J. Ronquillo: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCwDvqMU_Byor49FXRYQT40g Recorded Drums by Jim Dooley: https://jimdooley.net Recorded Guitar by Pete Williams: https://electricguitarlives.com/ Marty Friedman https://www.martyfriedman.com/ Shrapnel Records https://www.shrapnelrecords.com/ Be sure to subscribe to the newsletter: https://bit.ly/3dUuWSx For more info about the podcast, please visit: https://electricguitarlives.com/