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Legato Exercises

October 21, 2009
Rusty Cooley offers up some exercises to perfect your legato technique
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Pimp Your Pedalboard: 7 Pedalboard Add-Ons to Consider

October 21, 2009
Small things that can make a big difference on your pedalboard.
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The State of the Stomp

October 21, 2009
What''s hot in the stompbox scene
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Video Lesson - Rusty Cooley "Legato"

October 21, 2009
PG's columnist Rusty Cooley demonstrates his November column "Legato" and its corresponding tab. This month Rusty strives to push your legato development in a one octave A Natural Minor scale. Am consists of A, B, C, D, E, F and G, resolving again to A.

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LA Amp Show '09 - Goodsell Amps Unibox 10 Demo

October 19, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Goodsell Amps booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear the Unibox 10.

The Unibox 10 is a 1x12 combo loaded with a E3 style solid pine cab and RG12 speaker. It comes with 2-6BM8s (ECL82) with a 12AX7 in the preamp and a 6X5GT rectifier. The demo model has both tube tremolo and reverb. The controls include Volume, Tone, Speed, Length.

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Video Lesson - "Open String Fling"

October 19, 2009
PG's Pat Smith walks us through his lesson "Open String Fling" published in the November '09 issue of Premier Guitar.

In this video lesson, Pat gives us some insight, advice and examples to whiz up and down the fretboard with speed and flair by using open string licks and phrases. These types of licks often heard and seen in country chicken-pickin', flamenco, bluegrass and even Pat's hero Lenny Breau. It involves adding in open strings between the fingered notes so that you get "a nutty cascade of coolness" with relative ease. In addition to the cascading coolness, you get a droning effect from the open strings creating an illusion that smear a bit and sound much bigger.

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LA Amp Show '09 - Outlaw Guitars Custom Mule Demo

October 18, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, attending the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Outlaw Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear from some of Outlaw Guitars' newest offerings.

We saw and hear from their Custom Mule which features a maple fretboard, Bigsby B5 trem and Lindy Fralin split humbuckers.

They also show off some short-scale Shotgun basses with Lindy Fralin pickups, tone-styler power source, black ash body with a lined finish. The other bass model has the same appointments but a Honduran mahogany body and maple neck.

One of their beautiful guitars is the Supercaster that is all leather trimmed, Fralin pickups, Wilkinson bridge and comes with the old school large headstock.

Next up, the Silver Stallion has a translucent finish over a spalted maple with a Honduran mahogany body.

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LA Amp Show-Brown Note D'Lite 22 w/ Pete Anderson

October 17, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Brown Note Amplification booth. In this segment, we get to hear the D'Lite 22 in action through the hands of country guitar legend Pete Anderson (Dwight Yoakam).

The D'Lite 22 is a fixed bias amp with 6V6 power tubes, 1-12AX7 preamp, and 1-12AX7 driver producing approximately 22 watts. Also, its controls on the front panel; Volume, Bright Switch, OD Switch, PAB Switch, Treble, Midrange, Bass, OD Drive, OD Level, Master Volume, Presence.

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LA Amp Show '09-Jaguar Amplification Jaguar 7 Demo

October 16, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Jaguar Amplification area. In this segment, the Jaguar 7 is demoed.

The Jaguar 7 is a class A, single-ended amp with 1-12AX7 (preamp), 1-EL84 (power), 1-GZ34(rectifier) tubes. Its a single-channel amp with low and high inputs. It has a simple layout with only two knobs - Volume & Tone.

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LA Amp Show '09 - Fender '57 Champ Demo

October 14, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Fender area. In this video segment, we get to see and hear from Fender's little '57 Champ.

The '57 Champ is a small but mighty tone machine crafted within the their '57 Tweed series. It is an all-tube 5 watt comb with a 8" Weber Alnico speaker. It features a 6V6GT power tube, 12AX7 preamp tube and 5Y3GT rectifier tube. It is covered in the traditional lacquered tweed and is hand-wired with two inputs. This little tone monster has been used by Eric Clapton, Johnny Cash, Keith Richards and countless others during recording sessions.

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