December 2016

T-Style

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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Vintage Vault: 1963 Fender Esquire Custom and 1962 Fender Super

February 1, 2015
The refined update of Fender’s first standard solidbody.
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NAMM '15 - Fender 2015 American Standard Limited Edition Demos

January 23, 2015
Each guitar is limited to 500 pieces and will only be available March through December.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Squier Telecaster Custom II with P-90s

January 19, 2015
Looking for another guitar or amp? Consider swapping gear with a fellow musician.
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Schecter PT Fastback II B Review

January 11, 2015
This affordable T-style boasts impressive extras and extraordinary build quality.
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Rig Rundown: Lucinda Williams, Stuart Mathis, and David Sutton

December 17, 2014
The Americana-meets-blues band shows off their classic gear while Williams boasts a minimalist setup that reflects her rootsy songwriting approach.
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Cort Announces Official Manson Matthew Bellamy Signature Guitar

December 3, 2014
Muse 6-string hero offers first signature guitar to be distributed to a global audience.
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Rig Rundown: The Gaslight Anthem

October 22, 2014
The Garden State rockers walk us through their vintage-meets-modern setups.
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Rig Rundown: Against Me!

October 15, 2014
Guitarists Laura Jane Grace and James Bowman achieve savage-punk tones through old-school loud tube-amps and pedals.
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Quick Hit: Nordstrand NVT A3 Pickups

October 12, 2014
T-style pickup set with addictive textural quality that sets it apart from many vintage-style units.
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Forrest Custom Guitars DB Boost B and G Bender Review

September 2, 2014
Double-bender T-style delivers seemingly infinite tones and textures.
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Bottom Feeder: My $60 Blonde T-Style

August 6, 2014
Can you get a decent electric guitar for the price of a tank or two of gas?
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Summer NAMM '14 - Palir Guitars Classic T6 Paisley & Porter Pickups T90 Demos

July 29, 2014
See and hear Palir's newest T-style in action as it's loaded with USA-made, handwound pickups.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Michael Dolsey Designs 700 NT 2SC and AT15 Tube Amp Demos

July 24, 2014
See and hear a Korean-made 6-string and 1x10 combo that's equipped with onboard spring reverb and tremolo.
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Summer NAMM '14 - Monoprice Retro Vision and Foothill Flat Top Demos

July 24, 2014
See and hear this US-company's imported guitars that street for under $200 and come with a money-back guarantee.
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Ruokangas Mojo King Review

July 3, 2014
An immaculately crafted Finnish T-style that dishes tasty clean tones in abundance.
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Mod Garage: Adding an Out-of-Phase Switch to a Telecaster

June 27, 2014
Ready to coax out-of-phase sounds from a Tele?
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Mod Garage: The Infamous Telecaster Neck Pickup

May 16, 2014
Let’s face it: Few Tele players actually like the sound of the stock neck pickup. If you’re thinking of swapping it for something else, here are some time-tested options.
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Vintage Vault: 1978 Fender Telecaster and 1979 Stratocaster Antigua

April 23, 2014
In 1977, Fender applied the smoky “Antigua” finish to their classic models.
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Mod Garage: 7 Tele Bridge Pickup Alternatives

April 18, 2014
Tired of twang? Inject your T-style with new life.
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