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DIY: Amp Safety 101

July 16, 2014
Nashville amp tech and builder Kye Kennedy describes the steps you need to take to protect yourself from potentially lethal voltages before working on a tube amp.
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Rig Rundown: Larry Carlton

July 9, 2014
Want to take a tour of Mr. 335’s home studio and ogle his history-making gear?
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Boom Boxes: 5 Amps That Define the Music We Hear—and the Gear We Play

July 3, 2014
These game-changing amplifiers helped create the sounds of rock ’n’ roll.
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Fender Announces Line of Micro Pedals

July 1, 2014
The first four pedals include a compressor, EQ, ABY, and DI.
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Mod Garage: Adding an Out-of-Phase Switch to a Telecaster

June 27, 2014
Ready to coax out-of-phase sounds from a Tele?
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Undervalued Gear: The Gibson Les Paul Junior GA-5 Amplifier

June 26, 2014
Classic vintage amps typically come with hefty price tags. But if you know what to look for, you might find a bargain hiding in plain sight.
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Sharkmuffin: Noise Rock with Teeth

June 24, 2014
Heavy-hitting trio looks ready to swim with alt-rock’s big fish.
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Fender Dimension Bass Review

June 22, 2014
The iconic bass manufacturer introduces a new low-end machine.
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Rig Rundown: Oz Noy

June 18, 2014
Born in Israel with a Stratocaster in his hand, this NYC transplant takes jazz to the Land of Oz.
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Fender Releases American Standard Jaguar Bass

June 17, 2014
The first U.S.-made Jaguar bass features a P/J pickup configuration with an alnico 5 Precision bass pickup.
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Rig Rundown: Brent Mason

June 11, 2014
Nashville studio ace shows it’s more about chops than gear.
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The Edge and Bono Join Fender's Board of Directors

May 29, 2014
The duo will bring a unique blend of experience in music, entertainment, business and advocacy to the 68-year-old music company.
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Top 5 Bass Rig Rundowns

May 28, 2014
Witness the gear of the low-end gods—from Flea’s massive Gallien-Krueger rig to Juan Alderete’s bountiful boutique board, Tom Petersson’s drool-worth collection, Billy Sheehan’s dual-output Yamaha, and Roger Waters' iconic black P bass.
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Ask Amp Man: A Fender Head Transplant

May 26, 2014
A home-surgery survivor—and the relative merits of KT66 and 6L6 tubes.
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Guitar Shop 101: Tips for Replacing a Strat-Style 5-Way Switch

May 23, 2014
Replacing a 5-way switch can seem like a daunting task. Learn to research your options and do it right!
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Rig Rundown: Third Eye Blind's Kryz Reid

May 21, 2014
3EB's lead guitarist shows a beautiful mix of vintage and modern axes and a strategic backup plan in the amp and pedalboard department.
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Mod Garage: The Infamous Telecaster Neck Pickup

May 16, 2014
Let’s face it: Few Tele players actually like the sound of the stock neck pickup. If you’re thinking of swapping it for something else, here are some time-tested options.
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Fender 1954 Heavy Relic Strat Review

May 15, 2014
This high-end Custom Shop model aspires to be an exact replica of a sexagenarian Strat. How close does it get?
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Linkin Park Gear Gallery

May 7, 2014
A look at Brad Delson's touring gear, as well as his new favorite studio Strat.
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Cordoba Music Group Acquires Guild

May 7, 2014
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation announced that it has finalized a letter of intent to sell the Guild guitar brand.
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