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Rig Rundown - Arch Enemy's Christopher & Michael Amott

March 23, 2010
PG's Jordan Wagner is On Location in Chicago, IL, where he catches up with Arch Enemy's guitarists Christopher Amott and Michael Amott. In this segment, the Amott brothers talk about this current live setup - guitars, amplifiers and effects - and how they recorded The Root of All Evil.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Neck,PLEK machine

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the neck is set, the procedure behind preparing the fretboard, the execution of the PLEK machine, the way they paint and finish each guitar and how they install and setup the hardware and electronics.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Final Inspection

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to see the final inspection process. Here, we get to see how the technician checks fret height, action, hardware setup and makes sure the guitar plays, sounds and reacts as it should by playing the "Gibson" song.
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Gibson Custom Memphis-ES Series: Constructing Body

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the Gibson Custom Memphis factory. The Gibson Custom Memphis factory builds all the ES hollow- and semi-hollow bodied guitars, the white Les Paul and the Gibson EDS-1275 double-neck. In this segment, we get to check out how the ES Series guitars are built. Here, we get to see how the wood is cut, pressed, sanded, bound and eventually put together.
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Sun Studio Tour

March 19, 2010
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Memphis, TN, where he visits the legendary Sun Studio. In this segment, we get a grand tour of one of the most famous studios in the world -- Sun Studio.

Some may say, this is the birthplace of rock 'n' roll with the recording of the "That's Alright." You get to see where Elvis and Scotty Moore stood during that pioneer recording. In addition, Sam Philips recorded Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins. The Studio is a one-room place with a lot of the equipment and appointments the building had back in the '50s. Recently, U2 recorded some tracks in the quaint room.

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Is the Album Extinct?

March 11, 2010
Is the popularity of music downloads making finding hidden gems in an album a thing of the past?
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The State of Bass, 2010

March 11, 2010
Where is bass today? Steve proposes we''re on the ascent to a golden age.
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Express Yourself

March 11, 2010
Expanding your tonal options with expression pedals
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The Gear of the Grammys

March 11, 2010
See how the Staples Center gets set up for the biggest night in music
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TC Electronic PolyTune Poly-Chromatic Tuner Review

March 11, 2010
TC Electronic''s new PolyTune tunes all strings at once, accurately and easily.
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