August Issue

Gigging Advice

DIY: How to Wire Your Pedalboard

April 22, 2015
PG’s John Bohlinger walks you through three critical areas that make the difference between tonal nirvana and frustrating, expensive guesswork.


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Last Call: What is Style?

April 22, 2015
Are you expressing yourself or just wearing a costume?
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Tone Tips: Ego - The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

March 26, 2015
Exploring the yin and yang of a musician’s ego.
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Last Call: Lost Knowledge

March 23, 2015
Was the Energy Dome-wearing Devo correct back in the 1980s when they proposed that society was regressing?
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Essential Gig Tips for Acoustic Guitarists

March 20, 2015
Fingerstyle wizard Pete Huttlinger shares his secrets for sounding great onstage.
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Bass Bench: Shaping Your Tones by Hand

March 13, 2015
How does your picking hand control harmonic content?
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Tuning Up: Kill Your “Killer” Vibrato

March 5, 2015
Conventional wisdom about warble technique makes you boring, not badass.
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On Bass: Music Wants Its Slap Back

February 24, 2015
If a bassist slaps in the woods, is it musical?
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Last Call: The Age of Ageism

February 18, 2015
Over 27? Don’t let your age dampen your enthusiasm for playing badass music.
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Acoustic Soundboard: It’s All in Your Head

February 8, 2015
Achieving a great live sound with an amplified acoustic takes work and a solid understanding of what is and isn’t possible.
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