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April 2010

Regal Esquire

March 11, 2010
Zach tries to track down the origins of an underdocumented Regal "Esquire"
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DPA 4099G Microphone

March 11, 2010
A cool, useful acoustic microphone.
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‘62 Fender Strat Neck Chiropractic Adjustment

March 11, 2010
Gently working the bow out of an otherwise pristine ''62 Fender neck
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The State of Bass, 2010

March 11, 2010
Where is bass today? Steve proposes we''re on the ascent to a golden age.
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Studio Preparation: What You Should Know Before You Go

March 11, 2010
Premier Guitar talks with recording artists and producers to get tips on maximizing studio productivity—and creativity.
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Repeating Licks: Pentatonic Lead Basics

March 11, 2010
Repeating patterns using the A minor pentatonic scale that you can use when soloing.
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 1

March 11, 2010
A quick guide to vintage Strat caps - which ones to try, and what you should expect.
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Load Boxes and Pulling Twin Power Tubes

March 11, 2010
Looking for a simple, inexpensive load box? Make your own.
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Secrets of the Masters: "Dream Warriors" by Dokken

March 11, 2010
How George Lynch & Dokken''s ''80s horror movie classic came together
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Express Yourself

March 11, 2010
Expanding your tonal options with expression pedals
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The Gear of the Grammys

March 11, 2010
See how the Staples Center gets set up for the biggest night in music
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Xotic XJ-1T 4-String Bass Review

March 11, 2010
Xotic''s import J-bass clone packs additional features and tons of quality
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Passing Tones

March 11, 2010
Greg Howe shares a method to spice up solos: passing tones.
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Larry Taylor, Jerry Lee Lewis and Gear that Comes and Goes

March 11, 2010
Gear comes and goes in the most interesting ways, even if you''re Jerry Lee Lewis
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