Guitar Girl Magazine Issue 17 – Fall 2021 – The Bells & Whistles
Have you ever wondered how Paul reed smith decided to start building amps? Well, we discovered it by man himself! We have also set up a MESA / Boogie guide to touching on a few of their notable amps. And did you know that Nita Strauss has a signature tool kit for concert guitarists called the D’Addario Planet Waves Maintenance Kit for Hurricane Nita Strauss Guitar?
Now, when it comes to interviews for our “Inside the Industry” section, we spoke to two ladies from Los Angeles—Colleen Fazio, which repairs amps and pedals and Virginie Chavez, who designs gorgeous straps with their guitar strap company Get’m Get’m.
The cover artists for this edition are a music icon Melissa Etheridge, blues guitarist Samantha fish, and social media influencer and guitarist Kiki Wong– wow, what a great group of musicians we are honored to have on our covers! We speak your with Tiffany Lloyd and Abby posner. To complete our interviews for this edition, country artists Maggie Rose, virtuoso of the 7-string guitar Berit Hagen, aka the Commander-in-Chief, LA-based musician Aviana and the pure root, Erika Wennerström of Heartless Bastards, Arielle, and Sara dead.
Our usual chronicles: Ask Alexx covers revert to live music; Vanessa’s ambiance on microphones 101; Gabby guitar on mental health, while Catherine cloward talks about “Come To My Window” and opens that window to get people into your music.
Our lesson guru Nikki o’neill follows his last lesson of our summer edition with “Demystifying the Fretboard – Pt. 2” and Alex windsor talks about “Bringing In Heat With Warm-Up Exercises”. Caroline paone examined The pedal movie while Steve mckinley describes the “three Ps” of pedals: peripherals, power, placement. “
It was great to come back to the live performances, and Kirk stauffer and Jack Read provided great live shots in our Concert gallery.
For a little stress relief, try your colors on our adult coloring picture, find the words in the word puzzle, and answer the trivia questions! Learn more about #guitargirl Megan Maloney.
I know you will find this issue filled with interesting interviews and useful information.
Read on and enjoy!
~ Tara Stockings