- PLAYER SPOTLIGHT - “My title is the: 'Queen of Rock 'n' Roll' which I accept like that: 👋 and like that: 👊 “ This is Suzi Quatro in the Stringsdirect Player Spotlight This week we feature a real staple icon of rock ’n’ roll, a revolutionary player in more ways than one. A wild, androgynous character who’s taken it every step of the way and "played the boys at their own game”!Respected and treasured... read more.
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- PLAYER SPOTLIGHT - "D'Addario mandolin strings have been the standard bearer of tone and playability, but I recently realised how trustworthy they are. The last thing you need when you are in the middle of a big festival set is to worry about breaking a D string!" Quote from D'Addario.com This is Chris Thile. Image from christhile.com In this edition of the player spotlight we look to feature something quite different from the norm... read more.
PLAYER SPOTLIGHT “I am a guitar player. I do not try to run away from that fact.” Quote from Guitar.com Ariel Posen Player Spotlight. Original image by Lynette Giesbrecht In this edition we shift our interests towards a truly majestic magician; a man of the master Class, the sideman slide man who has come into his own in recent years. Crowned a modern day guitar hero by Rolling Stone Magazine along with being one of... read more.
PLAYER SPOTLIGHT "No-one expects somebody to play music like Slipknot's on a Telecaster" Quote from Guitar.com Jim Root on stage with his signature Fender Jazzmaster - original image from Loudwire.com INTRODUCTION As we drift into Autumn, the evenings begin to close in, and the days become colder and darker we turn our spotlight to a modern metal titan. As we’ll discover below, a monolithic player who has traditional guitar playing values, who plans to pull... read more.