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Passive Tone Controls

May 11, 2012
Let’s stay with the “cheap and easy” theme this month and explore passive tone controls.
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Old Kraftsman Solo King

May 11, 2012
This Solo King features a Masonite body, a set neck, a single pickup, and a weird, oversized Gumby-style headstock.
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Off the Grid

May 11, 2012
Analog instruments are links to our most basic and real selves.
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Reviving a 1965 Gibson Firebird

May 11, 2012
This 1965 Gibson Firebird is a very rare bird indeed. For starters, it barely made it through a house fire.
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Martin Style A Mandolin

May 11, 2012
Martin mandolins are not worth nearly as much as their guitars, they were a vital component in Martin’s success in the early 20th century.
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Delving Deeper into the Audio Interface

May 11, 2012
Let’s delve even deeper into I/O territory and also touch on some other features and extras that will help you narrow down your interface choices.
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Going Direct with Analog Equipment

May 11, 2012
I have come up with some lightweight, space-saving solutions that sound every bit as good as an amp when used properly.
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Effects Loops 101

May 11, 2012
Some effects loops let you attenuate the signal level heading to the input of the effects device. Effects loops: What are they and why would I want one? Back
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Of Tree Elves and Hide Glue

May 11, 2012
There are some notions about how certain things affect guitar tone and volume that, I think, we just don’t know for sure.
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Choosing An Audio Interface

April 6, 2012
The interface you choose has to work with the software you will be using.
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