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Videos

Red Brand Bronze Copper Acoustic Guitar Strings

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Red Brand Guitar Strings booth. In this video, we get to see the first ever 80/20 copper/phosphor bronze strings made by Red Brand. They are said to warm any acoustic guitar with a louder, more articulate sound.
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Joe Satriani Interview - VOX Pedals

April 3, 2009
From Musikmesse in Frankfurt - Satch talks about designing the Vox Satchurator, winning a MIPA award, the next pedals in his line and what's in store for Chickenfoot.
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EMG Factory X Series Pickups

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup factory. In this clip, we get our first look at EMG's new line of pickups called the X-Series. They will be based on EMG's flagship models (81/85/60) but will provide a new twist to the old favorites. Players can expect the differences to lie in the increased headroom giving the tone a more organic appeal.
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Manny's Music - NYC West 48th Street

March 30, 2009
This is a video tour of the store where the who's who of rock n roll shopped, including Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles and the Who. This could be one of the most legendary tone stores in the country as he houses countless stories and recollections of buyers/sellers and rockstars alike, hanging out at the renowned music store.
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EMG Factory Active Pickups Discussion-New Products

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup Factory. In this segment, we get to hear from James Kearney (Sales & Administration) about the basics on active pickups and their designs. In addition, we get to hear about the newly released Gold and Chrome covers for EMG 81/85/60 model pickups.
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The Making of a Parker Electric Solidbody Guitar

March 30, 2009
Parker electric solidbody guitars are like no other. Here's a look at how these innovative tone monsters are made.
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EMG Product Development-Quality Control Interview

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, Brett sits down with EMG COO/Managing Director Andy Gravelle and National Sales Manager Scott Wunshel as they talk about the future of EMG and the meticulous process they have implemented to ensure a standard of high quality products.
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EMG Inc. Factory Tour Part 2

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he stops by the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, we get to see some coils wound, the finished casing products for the pups and the extensive quality care control that EMG uses for every pickup produced.
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EMG Inc. Factory Tour Part 1

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this initial clip, we get to check out where the molds, housing and electrical boards are constructed for some of our favorite PUPs.

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Arc Angels Video Interview

March 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at Antone's in Austin, TX, where he hangs with the newly reunited Arc Angels (Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II, and Chris Layton) on the Gibson bus. In this video,the guys talk about their new live/documentary DVD, material for a new album and a new tour. Other topics include the band members' gear--their guitars, amps and effects--even Sexton's Sex Drive. They also share tips for dealing with monster pedal boards while playing for legends like Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan.
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