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Taylor Made: an Exclusive Tour Through the Taylor Factory

May 12, 2008
A look inside the processes behind Taylor guitars
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Gunning for Warr

April 14, 2008
A look into Warr guitars through the eyes of their creator, Mark Warr, and their most prominent player, Trey Gunn.
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Industrial Light & Music: Inside LightWave Systems and the Optical Pickup

April 9, 2008
In the electric guitar world, magnets rule. But new technologies on the market promise to shake up that longstanding truism. PG speaks with Founder and CEO of LightWave Systems,
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Beyond the Blues Amp: Category 5 Amplification

April 2, 2008
There''s a new amp company that is positioning itself to take the blues scene by storm. In fact, Category 5 amps were originally made specifically for blues players. You''ve already heard
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RJM Music Technology: Killing the Tap Dance One Rig at a Time

March 28, 2008
Upstart builder quickly finds his niche: minimizing stompage
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From High-Tech to High-End: The Story of the Phoenix Guitar Company

March 12, 2008
George Leach is probably a lot like you. He says he’s “always” played the guitar, but spent years in a high-stress engineering job with Intel, as music wasn’t his
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Out of the Abyss: The Story of Abyss’ Rise to Kevin L. Pederson Guitars

March 11, 2008
Kevin Pederson has been building Abyss Guitars for 12 years, but with a name change on the horizon, how will the transformation affect business? An interview with Kevin Pederson
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Theo Hartman: Mojo Agnostic

March 5, 2008
Theo Hartman''s copies of classics come from careful testing and vintage parts... and maybe just a little bit of mojo.
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One With Everything: The Story of the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai

February 8, 2008
The question on everyone’s mind after seeing the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai for the first time is, “What in the hell is Hazarai?” I was fortunate enough to
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Pickguards & Nitro: Inside PRS, the Mira and the DGT

January 9, 2008
Let’s play a word association game. After you finish reading the next sentence, close your eyes and tell me the first thing that pops into your head. What do
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