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October 2009

Ibanez JEM7V

September 18, 2009
Ever since it was designed and built in 1987, Steve Vai’s signature Ibanez has been one of the most instantly recognizable guitars in rock. Numerous visual features make this one
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Hammer-ons from Nowhere

September 18, 2009
Hammer-ons from nowhere allow you to hammer-on to any string you choose.
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Godin Redline 3 Electric Guitar Review

September 18, 2009
Godin''s Redline series is built to shred at a reasonable price
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1959 Fender Harvard with 1962 Fender Esquire

September 18, 2009
The magical duo of the sixties: a Fender Esqure and Harvard amp.
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Sneak Peek: Marshall MG4 Series

September 18, 2009
Learn about the latest additions to Marshall''s MG Series
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Tales from the Six String Nation

September 18, 2009
Canada''s national guitar contains parts from all around the country, representing pieces of the country''s rich history.
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Steve Vai: The Man Behind the Icon

September 18, 2009
Steve Vai talks about guitars, his new concert DVD (Where the Wild Things Are), and the exact right way to use a fan onstage.
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Dynamic Danelectro

September 18, 2009
A mid-fifties, yellow Danelectro U-1
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Stompbox Classics: Tone Bender

September 18, 2009
The history of the iconic fuzzbox, the Tone Bender
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Transcending Boundaries: The Incomparable Les Paul and His Band

September 18, 2009
Les Paul''s Iridium band remembers their bandmate and friend
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Percussive Effects: Propel Your Parts by Mimicking Drum-Kit Sounds

September 18, 2009
Think like a drummer for percussive effects that will wow your audience
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Yamaha 40th Anniversary Limited Edition SBG3000

September 18, 2009
The reissued SBG3000 is a hefty axe with tone to spare
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Mesa/Boogie Electra-Dyne Head Review

September 18, 2009
The Electra-Dyne strays from Mesa/Boogie''s traditional format, but delivers killer cleans.
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Mattrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
The SanGreal offers serious power and tone for acoustic instruments
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Amp Modeling Reality Check

September 18, 2009
Looking to get real about amp modeling? We have direct comparison audio samples.
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Stratocaster Direct-Through Mod

September 18, 2009
Mod your Strat to connect the pickup directly to the output jack, Esquire-style.
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Dads, Daughters and Guitars

September 18, 2009
Bonding with teenagers over guitars
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Matrixx-N SanGreal Acoustic Instrument Amplifier Review

September 18, 2009
Watch the video review: Click for full-size video Regular readers, I hope you’re sitting down. I actually like an amp that’s not compact and light and easy. Yeah, it’s
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