My latest article in my "Gear Porn" column is up on Musicians Hotsheet, this time reviewing the Tremol-No device.
Some of us are more sexually demanding than others. We demand more from our lovers than your average person. We desire obedience, and often, employ hardware and other accessories to enforce it.
As a Stratocaster player, I can tell you one of the greatest features of it is the tremolo bridge. (Which yes, is technically a vibrato system, and the vibrato on Fender's amps is technically tremolo, but…I'm just going with what they call it and PU-LEEZE, don't call it a whammy bar!) If you don't understand vibrato systems for guitars, you can go here and bone up.
Now, if you think about just how many people have used Fender Stratocasters over the past half a century or so, you'll think the tremolo bridge must be pretty damned good, right? WRONG! The tremolo bridge on Stratocasters is one big fucking headache! Cool ass shit? Yep. Big fucking headache? Yep. Confusing you? Maybe.
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