Videos

B2B: A Digital Series Promoting First Time Collaborations

B2B: A Digital Series Promoting First Time Collaborations. Back to Back, aka B2B, is often associated with two DJs literally  more

Watch Les Filles de Illighadad Live at Chicago Music Exchange

She Shreds partnered with Chicago Music Exchange to invite Les Filles de Illighadad to play at CME’s showroom, and to  more

She Shreds Winter 2019 Merch Collection Has Arrived, and We Think You’re Going to Love It

The She Shreds Winter 2019 merch (and video) is here! For those who shred, and those who support shredding, we’ve  more

Lesson: The Basics of Improvising Solos on Guitar

Improvising on your guitar takes practice to sound effortless. Learn the basic steps to get you rippin’ solos out of  more

Compress Yourself: Learning How to Use Compression

Compression controls the dynamic, or the relationship between loud and quiet parts of sound. Learn about how compression can help  more

She Shreds x NYLON Official SXSW Showcase Recap

Watch the She Shreds x NYLON Official SXSW Showcase recap below. Featuring Sasami, Big Bliss, Fatai, Savila, and more. Creative  more

Shredible Arrangements at She Shreds x SXSW 2019

She Shreds asked some very pressing questions at our SXSW Showcase at Sahara Lounge. Check out the video below! Creative  more

Self-Care for Your Guitar: A Maintenance Guide

Self-care for your guitar is just as important as self-care for yourself. We put together a guide to keep your  more

Video Feature: Lina Tullgren Offers Intimacy to the Alienated

Through sailing guitars and strings filled with reverb, chorus, and a sense of lonesomeness, Lina Tullgren puts forward their isolation  more

The Guide to Building Your Own Pedal Board on a Budget

DIY pedal board and the essential gear you’ll need (while being thrifty) to create a clear plan. Building a great  more

Getting Capable: Learning How to Use a Capo

Using a capo may seem intimidating if you’ve never played with one, but once you understand its purpose, a whole  more

Up to Speed: Exercises for Fast Playing

This article originally appeared in She Shreds Magazine Issue #17, released April 2019. Players of all levels can benefit from  more

How To Treat Your Cables Right (And Prevent a Meltdown on Stage)

3 simple yet overlooked practices that are essential to keeping your cables healthy, and your performances stress free. Whether you’ve  more

Jazz Guitar 101: Must-Knows for Beginners

by Susan Palmer, Guitar Instructor and author of “The Guitar Lesson Companion” method books LeadCatPress.com Upon first listen, jazz guitarist  more

Synthesizer Series: How to Make Your Guitar Sound Like A Synth

This is the third part of a three part series exploring the use in synthesizers in music. Just because you  more

Synthesizer Series: How To Dial it All In

This is the second part of a three part series exploring the use in synthesizers in music. Like any other  more

How to Begin a Long Term Loving Relationship with Your Bass

So you want to play Bass Guitar? The bass guitar is probably one of the funkiest instruments you could ever  more

Don’t Know Much About Guitar Picks?

A short and quick guide on what you need to know about picks For many of us, spending time considering  more

B2B: A Digital Series Promoting First Time Collaborations

B2B: A Digital Series Promoting First Time Collaborations. Back to Back, aka B2B, is often associated with two DJs literally  more

#1RiffADay Week 4 Round Up

Can you believe our #1RiffADay challenge is coming to an end? All you brave shredders out there created at least  more

#1RiffADay Week 2 Round Up

We challenge you to our #1RiffADay challenge for the month of September. Are you stuck in a creative rut? Have  more

Be Your Own Marketing Expert Pt. 3: Website

Whether you’re trying to get people out to your band’s first show or trying to sell tickets for a major  more

Be Your Own Marketing Expert Pt. 2: Social Media

Whether you’re trying to get people out to your band’s first show or trying to sell tickets for a major  more

Pedals Pt. 6: What’s All That Noise? Our Trouble Shooting Guide

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Pedals Pt. 5: Building-Your-Own (Simple) Pedalboard!

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Pedals Pt. 4: Pedal Chain Configuration!

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Pedals Pt. 3: Getting Real With Your Cables!

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Pedals Pt. 2: Identifying Your Power Supply!

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Effects, Chain Configuration, Troubleshooting, and DIY Pedalboard Series Pt. 1

This Summer She Shreds has hosted monthly workshops at our HQ in Portland, OR, based on the subjects of guitar,  more

Who Is The Modern Guitarist? Let’s Talk About It.

For decades, considering yourself a guitarist has meant subscribing to a certain culture—one that for many has been un-relatable and  more

The Way: Clementine Creevy of Cherry Glazerr teaches, “Told You I’d be With the Guys”

Despite what you may have been told by teachers, friends, or even fellow guitarists, there’s no one right approach to  more

Rhythm Styles for the Right Hand

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

The Way Ep. 4: Deep Sea Diver’s Jessica Dobson Teaches “Always Waiting”

Just as classic songs can sound completely different depending on who is interpreting them, no two musician approach their instrument  more

Sleuthing Out Lutherie: Tools to Build On with Jayne Henderson and Rachel Rosenkrantz

So, you’re interested in building your own guitar, but the idea of acquiring the experience and tools seems way too  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

Nuts and Bolts 5: Choosing and Installing your Pickups

With the exception of hand-me-downs, most of us probably picked out our guitars in a similar fashion. We notice the  more

Ariel Bui on Ear Training for Guitarists and How to Improve Your Skills

As any guitarist or bassist will tell you, creating music has as much to do with listening as it does  more

After Recording Her First Live Album, Lissie Shares Tips For Recording Your Show

Folk-rock guitarist/songwriter Lissie (born Elisabeth Corrin Maurus) was raised in Rock Island, Illinois and began making a name for herself  more

Nuts and Bolts 2: How Do I Check My Intonation and How Do I Fix It?

Sometimes you might tune your guitar, get everything sounding perfect with the strings open and when playing close to the  more

The Julie Ruin’s Sara Landeau on Overcoming Creative Ruts

Creative ruts happen to everyone from time to time. It’s a fact of life. Most musicians and artists have developed  more

Video Premiere: Littler Explores Love and Distance in “Somewhere Else”

Philadelphia’s Littler is an indie rock four-piece comprised of guitarist/vocalist Madeline Meyer, bassist Ivy Gray-Klein, guitarist Dan Colanduno, and drummer  more

Haley Fohr Reveals Documentary About Outlaw Alter Ego, Jackie Lynn

As the multi-instrumentalist behind Circuit des Yeux, Chicago’s Haley Fohr has become known for her haunting folk explorations. This year   more

Step by Step: Restoring Your Guitar or Bass to its Former Glory

Saturday, June 25th She Shreds will host a workshop in Portland, Oregon that will teach you how to set up  more

Video: St. Vincent Answers Questions About New Signature Guitar

Earlier this year Annie Clark, a.k.a. St. Vincent, made waves in the guitar industry with the announcement of her St.  more

Fretboard 101: The Five Octave Patterns

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

Intro to Pedals: Defining Effects and Signal Chain

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

The Story of Maybelle Carter + “Wildwood Flower” Tabs

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

The Way Ep. 2: Des Ark Teaches “Ties”

In our latest episode, Aimeé Argote, founder of North Carolina-based dynamic folk/noise rock group, Des Ark, walks us step-by-step through  more

NAMM 2016: The Products, The Culture, The Progress

For those who haven’t attended the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) at the Convention Center in the heart of  more

She Shreds SXSW: Deap Vally’s Festival Dos and Don’ts for Bands

Large-scale festivals like SXSW can be intimidating for musicians who are new to navigating the chaos of the festival circuit.  more

The Way Ep. 1: Holly Miranda Teaches “Everlasting”

Every artist has their own way of learning, playing, teaching, and relating to music. As musicians, we’re taught that there  more

Mitski + Eskimeaux in Conversation: She Shreds X Stumble on Tapes #6

For our last episode of this year’s Stumble on Tapes X She Shreds videos, we sat down with two of  more

Mitski: Stumble On Tapes X She Shreds #5

Spending the afternoon filming Mitski on a small row boat on the lake, listening to her songs felt melancholy and  more

Eskimeaux: Stumble On Tapes X She Shreds #4

Gaby Smith is our Brooklyn queen. Her dance moves behind the keyboard had us hooked during a Frankie Cosmos show  more

Winter: Stumble On Tapes X She Shreds #3

The bleached white landscape of The Bates Motel gave us the perfect contrast to the spirited creatures of Winter. When  more

Lost Dog: Live at the Foam Palace

Lost Dog is an eclectic grind trio lead by the lip-stick wearing dissident, Juliet Eldred. Gathered at Chicago’s punk spectacle,  more

Tonopah: Stumble On Tapes X She Shreds #2

Tonopah captured our hearts with their bright melodies and heartfelt lyrics, so we headed up to Silverwood Lake in the  more

White Mystery: Live at the Foam Palace

Chicago’s fiery sibling duo, White Mystery, took some time out of their busy schedule to stop by our favorite dirty  more

Hinds: Stumble On Tapes X She Shreds #1

Our favorite girls out of Madrid were rad enough to head to the Santa Monica pier with us, get on  more

Crowd Surfing with La Luz: Video and Interview

Since the 2013 debut of It’s Alive, there’s been nothing but excitement and anticipation for what La Luz will do  more

Old Blood Noise Reflector Pedal Demo with Mandii Larsen

This is the final installation of our collaboration and giveaway series with She Shreds Magazine. For this video we featured  more

Old Blood Noise Procession Pedal Demo with Penny Pitchlynn

And thus we enter week three of the She Shreds and Old Blood Noise Endeavors collaboration/ giveaway. This week our  more

Old Blood Noise Haunt Pedal Demo with Rachel Brashear

We’re happy to carry on our custom color scheme giveaway and collaboration with She Shreds. This week Rachel Brashear came  more

Old Blood Noise Black Fountain Demo with Sarah Reid

We are honored to announce that we’re collaborating with Old Blood Noise on a giveaway and short video series. Sarah  more

Shannon Shaw of Shannon and the Clams Goes to Beverly Hills

We got to spend a day cruising down the streets of Beverly Hills with the wonderful and lovable Shannon Shaw––bass  more

NAMM 2014 Shred Session with Tom Tom Magazine

This year at NAMM (the National Association of Music Merchants) She Shreds Magazine and Tom Tom Magazine teamed up to  more

She Shreds Sessions: LKN + Lisa Schonberg

The She Shreds Sessions are a series of videos where we get a guitarists and a drummer who have never  more

She Shreds Sessions: Kiran Gandhi + Fabi Reyna

Sometimes it can be nerve wracking and uncomfortable when playing with a new drummer. To take some of the initial  more