October 2016

T-Style

Rig Rundown: Lucero

October 14, 2015
The country-punkers out of Memphis share the roadworthy gear that allows them to seamlessly blend neo-Stax soul and barroom rock 'n' roll.
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Asher GT-3 Review

September 20, 2015
This boutique single-cut’s deceptively simple recipe yields tones that are equal parts Teisco, Tele, Strat, and even Gibson.
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Mod Garage: The Bill Lawrence 5-way Telecaster Circuit

August 14, 2015
Get convincing “in-between” Strat sounds from Teles and other two-pickup guitars.
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AJ Ghent’s Stand-Up Steel

August 13, 2015
From sanctified beginnings to high-energy secular soul, this steel guitarist forged his own way.
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Quick Hit: JGS T3 Africaster Review

August 13, 2015
An exotic-wood T-style with a bevy of nice tones courtesy of Kent Armstrong pickups.
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SNAMM '15 - Veritas Custom Guitars Portlander Demo

August 6, 2015
See and hear why this workhorse guitar is built to be played for a lifetime.
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SNAMM '15 - Fret-King Jerry Donahue Signature, Esprit III, & Perception 5-String Bass Demos

July 26, 2015
See and hear two new 6-strings and a flashy 4-string designed by Trev Wilkinson.
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SNAMM '15 - Fishman Greg Koch Signature Fluence Telecaster Pickups Demo

July 20, 2015
The comical guitarist shows off his new T-style pickups with some added tonal flair.
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SNAMM '15 - Asher Guitars GT-3 Demo

July 16, 2015
See and hear Bill Asher's latest T-style that's based on the old Teisco Del Rey models and it features three Lollar Gold Foil pickups.
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Guitar Shop 101: Upgrade Your Tele with an Electrosocket Jack Mount

May 22, 2015
Does your Tele suffer from “wobbly jack cap” syndrome? Here’s a cheap and easy fix.
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Rig Rundown: Slipknot

May 20, 2015
We get the scoop on the gear behind Mick Thomson’s and Jim Root’s brutal sound thanks to their signature guitars and 100-watt rock-boxes.
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Musikmesse '15 - Lag Guitars BuxSter Demo

May 13, 2015
The French company combines the stylings of two of guitardom's most recognizable axes into one new 6-string.
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Mod Garage: Telecaster Series Wiring

April 17, 2015
Get meatier Tele sounds without changing your pickups.
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JD McPherson: A Modern Throwback

April 13, 2015
Blues and jazz influences run deep for this retro rock ’n’ roller from Tulsa.
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Mod Scientist: BilT Guitars’ Tim Thelen

April 9, 2015
A luthier’s willingness to bastardize a Tele with onboard effects spawned a company that’s grabbed the attention of adventurous players like Brent Hinds, Nels Cline, and Buzz Osborne.
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Rig Rundown: Maroon 5’s James Valentine [2015]

March 12, 2015
The mega-selling pop outfit’s 6-string guru shows us his vintage Teles, Matchless and Suhr amps, and ultra-flexible pedal and rack setup.
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Slick SL50 Review

March 9, 2015
Designed by Bowie collaborator Earl Slick, this incredibly affordable T-style delivers surprisingly up-market tones.
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NAMM '15 - Friedman Jerry Cantrell Signature Amp, Phil X Signature Amp, & Custom Guitar Demos

February 13, 2015
The amp master creates three new rock boxes and unveils a new handmade collection of 6-strings.
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The Prolific Robert Pollard

February 3, 2015
The Guided by Voices frontman and indie icon still writes songs at light speed, with two new releases under his new guise, Ricked Wicky, and another solo album by summer.
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