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It's a Mod, Mod, Mod, Mod World

February 4, 2013
If you’re even marginally into guitar gear, you won’t have any trouble envisioning the vast conceptual chasm that opened before us when we decided to do a series of
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Private Domain: The Sound Ethics Laboratory

February 4, 2013
Today’s increasingly sophisticated technology is making it easier and easier to identically duplicate the sound of a particular manufacturer’s instrument, amp, or effect. Once cloned, who then really owns
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Addressing Home-Studio Hums

February 4, 2013
I’ve received a flurry of questions from readers lately, so for this month’s column, I thought I’d share my responses to a handful of them in hopes that we can
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NAMM 2013 Editors' Picks - Day 4

January 27, 2013
PG editors Shawn Hammond, Charles Saufley, and Rich Osweiler pick their favorites from the last day of the show.
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NAMM 2013 Editors' Picks - Day 3

January 26, 2013
PG Editors pick their top gear from the third day of NAMM.
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NAMM 2013 Editors' Picks - Day 2

January 25, 2013
PG Editors pick their top gear from the second day of NAMM.
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NAMM 2013 Editors' Picks - Day 1

January 24, 2013
PG editors Shawn Hammond, Charles Saufley, Rich Osweiler, and Rebecca Dirks pick their favorites from the first day of the show.
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Wenge: The New Brazilian?

January 9, 2013
I prefer woods that are “live,” regardless of their grain, figure, or color.
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The Ultra-Flexible Esquire Wiring, PT. 1

January 9, 2013
Essentially, the idea is to squeeze as many useable sounds as possible from a single-pickup Esquire.
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The Ergonomic Bass

January 9, 2013
The idea that one instrument can be optimized for all musical styles, situations, and players is an illusion, and many new luthiers have to learn this the hard way.
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