Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Gear Blog

To Buy, or Not to Buy… That is the Question!

November 18, 2009
Reasons why to buy a new bass, and reasons NOT to buy a new bass. Where do you fit in?
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Turn The Amp OFF… Or Else

November 18, 2009
When a business traveler leaves his amp on at home for a month, can Jeff save his once-glorious tone?
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The Start of Something New

November 18, 2009
Introducing new columnist Jared Scharff, guitarist for Saturday Night Live
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Does Speaker Size Really Matter?

November 18, 2009
The Role of Loudspeaker Diameter in the Relentless Pursuit of Tone
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Good News on an Early ’80s Gibson ES-175

November 18, 2009
A factory second ES-175D is in great shape - a real treasure.
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A Slow Market Spurs Innovation

November 18, 2009
How the recession has given birth to new gear
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Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 1: Your First Guitar

November 9, 2009
Steve recounts his first guitar, a Seville Les Paul copy, and the feelings that went along with it.
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Front to Back with Brad Paisley's Rig

October 30, 2009
Chad Weaver explains the full rig Brad Paisley uses on the road
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Fender Princeton Reverb

October 21, 2009
Zach finds that a Fender Princeton is older than its owner thought.
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Pedalzzzzz...

October 21, 2009
Pedal addict Peter Stroud shares four of his go-to effects: EH #1 Echo, Janglebox Compression/Sustain, Pigtronix Attack Sustain and Red Witch Pentavocal Tremolo
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