Axes & Artifacts: '55 Fender Stratocaster and '59 Deluxe

August 11, 2015
In our second installment, Gruhn Guitars’ Greg Voros shows and tells us about two rare ’50s Fenders—a tweed Deluxe and a Strat with Bakelite parts—while PG’s John Bohlinger mesmerizes us with stellar playing on these fascinating pieces.
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Chicago Music Exchange Launches Exclusive Fender Jazzmaster

August 11, 2015
The American Special Jazzmasters will be available in Olympic White and Sonic Blue.
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Tools for the Task: Multi-Guitar Stands

August 7, 2015
Ten top-notch cradles for your guitar and bass collection.
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METZ: Alex Edkins’ Relentless Aggression

August 6, 2015
Punk mayhem with jagged riffs, jarring rhythms, and a vintage Jazzmaster.
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Rig Rundown: Guthrie Trapp

July 8, 2015
The country picker shows the tools of the trade as an in-demand guitar slinger.
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Unknown Mortal Orchestra: Ruban Nielson

July 6, 2015
This tinkering guitarist’s philosophy is to sound unique by building his own gear.
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Tools for the Task: Acoustic Amps

July 3, 2015
Ten combos to help you cook up delicious acoustic tone.
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Power Trip: A Guide to Power Tubes and Their Signature Sounds

July 2, 2015
Whether you’re shopping for a new amp or trying to coax different tones from one you’ve got, this comprehensive look at power tubes and their sonic traits is essential reading.
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Sonny Landreth: Full Circle

June 30, 2015
For his 12th album, Bound by the Blues, the slide wizard revisits the soulful sounds that launched his career.
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Richard Thompson: The Incomparable Alchemist

June 25, 2015
The iconoclastic virtuoso revisits his roots on a new album produced by Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy.
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Forgotten Heroes: Pops Staples

June 23, 2015
The gospel guitarist who took his tremolo-shaken country blues from Sunday mass to the masses.
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Fender Hot Rod DeVille Michael Landau 212 Review

June 22, 2015
A supremely versatile two-channel pedal platform.
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Rig Rundown: Dashboard Confessional's Chris Carrabba

June 17, 2015
Take a look at the vintage electrics, delectable Martins, and essential effects that help power the band’s brand of emo rock.
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Failure’s Monster Comeback

June 16, 2015
After almost two decades, Ken Andrews and Greg Edwards reunite for an album that picks up right where they left off.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Fender Stratocaster (Serial #14220) and 1957 Fender Twin

June 14, 2015
It’s not Clapton’s Strat—but it’s very, very close!
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Ask Amp Man: Fattening Up a Fender Super-Sonic 60

June 9, 2015
Simple circuit tweaks to fatten the vintage channel and balance the burn channel.
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Rig Rundown: Death Cab for Cutie

May 27, 2015
The Pacific Northwest alt rockers talk short-scale Fenders and Lakeland Ps.
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Ask Amp Man: Beefing Up a Vintage Fender Vibrolux Reverb

May 27, 2015
Can you turn a vintage Fender Vibrolux Reverb into a mini Super Reverb?
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Fender American Standard Stratocaster HSS Shawbucker Review

May 25, 2015
A versatile humbucker/single-coil Strat with pickups by tone guru Tim Shaw.
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Rig Rundown: Slipknot

May 20, 2015
We get the scoop on the gear behind Mick Thomson’s and Jim Root’s brutal sound thanks to their signature guitars and 100-watt rock-boxes.
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