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December 2009

PRS Tonare Grand Acoustic Guitar Review

November 18, 2009
The PRS Tonare Grand acoustic lives up to expectations as an extremely high-quality, versatile acoustic
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1967 Gibson ES-335, Burgundy Metallic

November 18, 2009
A 100% original 1967 block-inlay ES-335 in a rare color: Burgundy Metallic
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To Buy, or Not to Buy… That is the Question!

November 18, 2009
Reasons why to buy a new bass, and reasons NOT to buy a new bass. Where do you fit in?
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Blackstar Series One 100 Amp Review

November 18, 2009
The Series One 100 offers a variety of high-quality sounds at all volumes
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Potvin Guitars El Camino & Ranchero Electric Guitar Reviews

November 18, 2009
What do you get when you cross a Junior with a Tele? Two workhorses that rock in different ways, with tones that defy expectation.
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Turn The Amp OFF… Or Else

November 18, 2009
When a business traveler leaves his amp on at home for a month, can Jeff save his once-glorious tone?
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Sharing the Stage with Brian Wooten

November 18, 2009
Rich talks with Trace Adkins guitarist Brian Wooten
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Chord Melody Concepts: Diatonic and Minor Third Substitutions

November 18, 2009
Jazz chord concepts: diatonic substitutions and minor third substitutions
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The Start of Something New

November 18, 2009
Introducing new columnist Jared Scharff, guitarist for Saturday Night Live
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1968 - 69 Paisley Red & Blue Flower Fender Telecasters

November 18, 2009
Late-sixties paisley Fenders try to cash in on the hippie movement
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Octave Arpeggios: Stacking Triad Shapes to Span More Ground

November 18, 2009
Looking at triad arpeggios in major, minor, diminished and augmented
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Dweezil Zappa: A Son of (a Mother of) Invention

November 18, 2009
Talking with Dweezil Zappa about go-to gear, honoring his father''s legacy and his "What the Hell Was I Thinking" project
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Winterizing Your Fingernails

November 18, 2009
Finger pickers take note - you can salvage your fingernails during the winter.
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch

November 18, 2009
How to install the kill switch made famous by EVH, Buckethead and many others
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Does Speaker Size Really Matter?

November 18, 2009
The Role of Loudspeaker Diameter in the Relentless Pursuit of Tone
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Blankenship Amplification Mini-LEEDS21 Carry-On Amp Head Review

November 18, 2009
Blankenship''s Carry-On delivers classic British sound in an extremely portable 21-watt package.
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Good News on an Early ’80s Gibson ES-175

November 18, 2009
A factory second ES-175D is in great shape - a real treasure.
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A Slow Market Spurs Innovation

November 18, 2009
How the recession has given birth to new gear
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