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Nuts and Bolts: What’s in a Whammy Bar?

Nuts and Bolts: What’s in a Whammy Bar?

It’s hard to love guitar music without falling in love with the whammy. From the subtle warble of surf to  more

Review: The 2017 Fender Mustang Versus Its Vintage Predecessor

In 1964, Fender rolled out a line of affordable, short-scale guitars called Mustang with the intention that they’d be a  more

We Are The 50%: The Truth Behind the Supposed Decline of the Guitar

This article appears in the thirteenth issue of She Shreds, published in September 2017. Subscribe here and receive a copy  more

Cherry Glazerr’s Clementine Creevy on Movement, Vulnerability, and Crossing Genres

This feature originally appeared in the twelfth issue of She Shreds, published in April, 2017. Subscribe here and receive your  more

Premiere: Doki Doki Sounds EP by The Suzan

Founded by sisters Saori (guitar/vocals) and Rie (keyboards/vocals) in 2004, the Tokyo-based band The Suzan have toured the world with  more

Gear Guide: Chelsea Wolfe on Tone, Songwriting and Preference

Chelsea Wolfe has forged a sound that draws from a plethora of styles including heavy rock, ambient, folk, metal, and  more

The Way Ep. 3: La Luz’s Shana Cleveland Teaches “Sure as Spring”

Every artist has their own way of learning and relating to music. For some it’s through classical methods such as  more

How Rapper Little Simz Uses Guitar to Fight One-Dimensionality

Little Simz, one of the UK’s most fiercely independent rappers, may be more primed for She Spits than She Shreds,  more

Gear Guide: Kyoto’s tricot on What’s Behind Their Rhythmic Rock / Pop Sound

Formed in Kyoto, Japan in 2010, tricot is an all-woman band comprised of guitarist/vocalist Ikkyu Nakajima, guitarist/vocalist Motoko “motifour” Kida,  more

The Gear Behind Gothic Tropic’s Debut LP, ‘Fast or Feast’, Stream Full Album Now

Gothic Tropic is the brainchild of Cecilia Della Peruti, a Los Angeles based multi-instrumentalist whose skills on the guitar have  more

Premiere: “Floating,” by Katie Buchanan

Born and raised in Kansas, multi-instrumentalist Katie Buchanan brought her blues and Americana-driven pop to New York a decade ago  more

“Queen of Tone” Abigail Ybarra Talks Fender History and 57 Years of Pickup Winding

The longest working Fender employee isn’t who you might think—she’s a pickup winder, Latina, and one of three sisters raised  more

NAMM 2017: Amps We Loved

In January, She Shreds returned to the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Show in Anaheim, California where we got  more

Fender Announces American Professional Series

As if it wasn’t hard enough to choose a favorite Fender, the instrument company has just announced a new line  more

The Guide Giveaway #2: Fender Mustang 90

In celebration of She Shreds’ first annual roundup of our favorite new and vintage gear of the year, we’re giving  more

Video Premiere: “You Don’t Tell Me,” by Super Unison

Super Union is an Oakland-based trio comprised of bassist/vocalist Meghan O’Neil Pennie, drummer Justin Renninger, and guitarist Kevin DeFranco formed  more

Video Premiere: “Can’t Wait,” by Twist

Twist is the Toronto-based indie rock project led by Laura Hermiston, a longtime fixture of her city’s music community. In  more

77 Year-Old Blues Guitar Pioneer Says Slowing Down Is Not an Option

[This feature was originally published in the 10th  issue of She Shreds Magazine, November 2015 and has been edited for  more

Nuts and Bolts: Restringing Your Classical, Electric and Bass Guitars

If your guitar is sounding a little dull and lifeless, won’t stay in tune, or you can’t remember the last  more

Fender American Elite Series Precision Bass and Accessory Pack Winner Announced!

We are happy to announced that Alejandra Lira of Madison, Wisconsin has won our Fender Elite Series Bass giveaway contest,  more

Enter To Win The New Fender Elite Series Bass + Accessories

Starting Tuesday May 24th until Tuesday May 31st She Shreds will be running an exclusive contest across all of our  more

Plugged In: The Beginners Guide To Buying and Troubleshooting Amps

[In celebration of the 10th issue of She Shreds, we will be posting some of our favorite selections from across  more
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