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Gigging Advice

Tone Tips from the Road: Covering The Tonal Bases

February 15, 2011
Paul Allen shares some of the guitar tones he uses on a regular basis, as well as the guitars he selects to achieve those tones.
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Old Dog, New Tricks

January 17, 2011
Over the past few months, I’ve discovered quite a few things, thus proving the old adage that you’re never too old to learn
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Tips on Soloing

January 17, 2011
It’s well and fine to have a bag of tricky, fast licks that will impress other guitarists (and, of course, the ladies), but it’s a whole other deal to use that flash and technique while playing something people actually want to hear.
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The Working Guitarist: Your B-Rig - Getting Great Tones With Minimal Gear

December 31, 2010
Pete Thorn discusses two approaches to downsizing your rig for travel.
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Simplicity Can Be Simply Superior

December 21, 2010
Chuck Berry changed the course of electric guitar and was a major influence on the Rolling Stones, the Beatles, and Jimi Hendrix—and he did it without a single pedal.
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The Premier Guitar Pedalboard Survival Guide

December 21, 2010
It takes a lot more than a few stompboxes, Velcro, and a carrying case to thrive in the pedal wilderness. Here we guide you through the common pitfalls encountered when assembling your go-to stomp station.
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Amp or No Amp: The Great Debate Continues

November 16, 2010
Pros and cons of going straight through the PA
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Our Unbreakable Connection to B.B., Scotty, and Keith

November 16, 2010
As everything else progresses, we''re still using the same equipment of our predecessors
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Magnificent Seven: The Sideman Roundtable, Part 2

November 12, 2010
Peter Thorn, Lyle Workman, Eric Schermerhorn, Jon Button, Frank Simes, Brian Ray, and Steve Stevens gather in L.A. to discuss the art of being a great sideman
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