Have you ever gone into a music store to try out a new guitar, and just felt nervous? Maybe you were trying out an amp, or some pedals, or just shopping aimlessly. Why is it, when we turn up that volume, we all (ok, well, some of us at least…) revert to being a 12-year old newbie playing “Smoke On The Water”?
Redditor publicOwl asks the Reddit community if anyone else gets nervous in guitar stores, and the overwhelming answer from Redditors is ‘Yes.’ A few had some creative ways around it. And at least one decided they just wanted to lean into it. Here’s a few of our favorite answers from the thread: