Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gibson

Mod Garage: Varitone Wiring, Reloaded and Extended

November 28, 2014
Cool variations on Gibson’s multi-cap tone control.
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Rig Rundown: Mastodon (2014)

November 26, 2014
The prog-metal juggernauts’ setup epitomizes straight-ahead rock ’n’ roll.
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Forgotten Hero: Ollie Halsall

November 20, 2014
The rise and fall of one of the most original guitar players to emerge from the 1960s British Invasion.
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Vintage Vault: 1961 Gibson Hummingbird

November 20, 2014
Gibson’s first “square shoulder” flattop was a warm-toned classic.
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Gibson Introduces Six New Models Including the Firebird 7 and Les Paul Florentine

November 14, 2014
The other models include the Les Paul Classic "Rock" Series, Blackout Explorer, '59 ES-225, and SGS3 2015.
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Gibson Releases the Dave Grohl ES-335

November 12, 2014
The signature model exhibits visual characteristics of the Trini Lopez model of the ’60s.
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Tone Tips: A Working Guitarist’s Arsenal

November 12, 2014
Being a well-rounded sideman and session player requires more than just a couple of guitars.
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Gibson Releases the Robbie Krieger 1954 Les Paul Custom and ES-335 Lemon Burst

November 10, 2014
The first 50 guitars—hand aged by Gibson—will also be played, approved and signed by Robby himself.
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Rig Rundown: Alice Cooper’s Ryan Roxie, Tommy Henriksen, and Nita Strauss

November 5, 2014
The guitar trio details the gear they use to fuel the shock-rock shenanigans every night.
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Rig Rundown: The War on Drugs

October 29, 2014
The indie rocker combines’ vintage Gibsons and Hiwatts with modern Fenders and a Bradshaw system.
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