The PRS Factory Blog
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PRS & Music Education: An Interview with Colin McAllister // The Great Courses

November 30, 2018

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / Tips & Education

<p>Colin McAllister - The Great Courses</p>

Paul Reed Smith and our company believe that guitar building is an ongoing process of discovery. In the same way, we believe guitar playing is an ongoing process of discovery. And of course to be discovering means you need to be learning! In this blog post series, we interview music educators who love PRS and have educated tens of thousands of musicians.

Tyler Larson’s PRS SC245 Overhauled on Phillip McKnight’s “Sharpen My Axe”

April 2, 2018

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / Tips & Education

<p>Sharpen My Axe</p>

Musician, guitar teacher, and YouTuber Tyler Larson (Music Is Win) recently sent his beloved SC245 10-Top to a fellow musician, YouTuber, and former PRS dealer, Phillip McKnight. Phil hosts a cool segment on his YouTube channel called, “Sharpen My Axe” where he overhauls and updates instruments to a new and beautiful working condition.  Check out all the “axe sharpening” in this story!

Playing For Thousands: PRS Artists Who Work With Pop Stars

March 22, 2018

Filed Under Electrics / Tips & Education

<p>PRS Artists Pop Scene</p>

Many gigging musicians get some butterflies in their stomach before each performance, but imagine the extra pressure when playing in front of tens of thousands. For these PRS artists, it’s just another day on the job. We chatted with 5 artists who work with some of today’s biggest pop stars. Learn how they landed their gigs, the gear they use, and what it’s like playing for high-profile artists.

Check out PRS Live!

October 23, 2017

Filed Under Electrics / Core Electrics / History / Tips & Education

<p>PRS Live</p>

Recently, Paul and other members from the PRS team have been filming a series of Facebook live videos from inside our factory! Our goal is to give you a peek of the inner workings of the PRS factory and display our dedication to building the best instruments we can. Check out this blog to see the videos we have filmed thus far.

Behind The Scenes: Life As A Guitar Tech

June 14, 2017

Filed Under Amplifiers / Electrics / Tips & Education

If you’re a high-level musician on the road, you’ve probably come to realize that a good guitar tech is an invaluable asset. They have the skills to keep your guitars, amps, & pedals working to their full capacity and they make sure you can focus on performing your best. In this blog we interviewed a few of these professionals to learn about their life on the road and get their tips on keeping your gear in tip-top shape!