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December 2009

Media Preview December '09

November 18, 2009
Two dvds are reviewed: Joe Bonamassa Live From The Royal Albert Hall & The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Blu-ray
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Getting Lazy with Susan and a ’59 Fender Telecaster

November 18, 2009
Different tools that help you achieve an even coat of finish
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The Pickup Story, Part II: De Armond Guitar Microphones

November 18, 2009
The history of the De Armond pickups found in early Guild, D''Angelico, Epiphone, and Martin guitars, among many other brands.
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The Year in Review: The Time to Buy is NOW!

November 18, 2009
Checking in with the post-recession vintage bass market.
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The Growing Problem of Counterfeit Guitars

November 18, 2009
Examining the culture of counterfeit
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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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