The cover of the Six-Saiters usually adorn icons of the scene and make you curious what lies within and also take a look at the table of contents promises a lot.
Standard content of Klampfenlektüre are interviews / cover stories, workshops for guitar crafts, and Gear and smaller categories such as kickoff, a kind of dashboard for news, or the Music Store with short reviews on many album and DVD releases of relevant genres. At the end of this booklet can be found always reenact some songs that are included with the audio samples to the workshops on a CD.
From jazz to blues to metal everything is put under the microscope, which has connection to guitar music.
So grab the title Stories in the most diverse sectors of the guitar world and there are interviews conducted with renowned artists. Sometimes it comes to production and sounds, sometimes to the songwriting process. It covered a lot of interests and the editor reserves on spending a uniform weighting of issues with.
Even the section "Gear" is balanced in content. There are both electric and acoustic guitars and basses evaluated and discussed effect units, amplifiers and other hardware. However, the focus of the magazine is on the electrical domain.
The writing style of the article is entertaining and informative. Depending on the subject is thereby also sometimes more and sometimes less to deal with technical terms, but the posts never read really tiring. One can argue the opposite in many texts even.
Especially with the reviews the instruments and effects are described very vividly and with nice voice and images discussed. Captions as Pfündiges Prachtweib (Review of an electric guitar) or massive force Grumpy (Review of an amplifier) make fun reading, but the information content remains not on the track. The authors are all knowledgeable and overall the writing style for guitarists is appealing.
Purchase reason for many are also sometimes give the songs to play along. To illustrate some general information about the origin of each song will be given and then the single guitar or bass parts are also briefly analyzed and divided into levels of difficulty. In addition to the play-along every song section has its own track on the CD, which offers tremendous comfort during practice.
The Guitar is thus particularly electric guitarists to know about.