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April 2009

Breaking in Your Speakers

March 17, 2009
Why a broken in speaker sounds different, and how to capture that sound with a new speaker
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Close-Up: Hearos High Fidelity Series Earplugs

March 17, 2009
There are a lot of choices for hearing protection; we take a look at Hearos High Fidelity Series
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Interview: Alex Lifeson

March 17, 2009
Rush''s Alex Lifeson on his return to Gibson, emotional attachment to gear, and his epic gearbox.
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An Interview with Steven Fryette

March 17, 2009
Steven Fryette recently sold the VHT brand, continuing his amps under the name Fryette. We talk about building VHT, letting it go, and where Fryette is headed.
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Orange Tiny Terror Combo Review

March 17, 2009
Orange''s Tiny Terror gets the combo treatment
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Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

March 17, 2009
Adrian Belew talks about his early career, his new project and his gear, including his signature Parker Fly Deluxe
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Breedlove Mark I and Mark IV

March 17, 2009
Two solidbody beauties from Breedlove: the Mark I and Mark IV
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5 Resonator Builders You Should Meet

March 17, 2009
A look at Beard Guitars, Crafters of Tennessee, Rayco Resophonics, S.B. MacDonald, and Terraplane Resonator Guitar Co.
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HipKitty Oxblood Distortion Review

March 17, 2009
HipKitty''s Oxblood pedal channels Vox with great success
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TC Electronic RH450/RS210 Bass Rig Review

March 17, 2009
TC Electronic''s new bass amp packs power, innovation and portability
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Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin Review

March 17, 2009
Godin''s 5th Avenue Kingpin archtop is a solid guitar that plays and sounds great for under $1000
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Negative Feedback, Fender Bassman 10

March 17, 2009
A look at negative feedback and hum balance
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Sprucing Up the Place

March 17, 2009
The lowdown on one of the most used acoustic tonewoods: spruce.
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Kathy Wingert Guitars: Harp Guitar

March 17, 2009
Harp Guitar with figured sycamore
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Reharmonization

March 17, 2009
A look at one type of reharmonization -- changing the fundamental harmony of a tune
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