August

July 2010

Brad Paisley's Flooded Gear: The Aftermath

June 23, 2010
Chad Weaver gets the show back on the road despite losing nearly everything in the floods
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String Myths, Part 1

June 16, 2010
Do thicker strings make you a better player?
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Drying Spruce: Nature or Nuture?

June 16, 2010
How a young Bob Taylor figured out how to dry spruce with as little shrinkage as possible
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Common Licks and Tricks for Playing "Low Bass Blues"

June 16, 2010
“Low Bass Blues” is based around a popular sliding blues lick at the third fret.
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Electro-Harmonix Ring Thing Pedal Review

June 16, 2010
A wide-range ring modulator for those looking to broaden their tonal horizons
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Arpeggio Madness!

June 16, 2010
Three examples using legato and string-skipping trad sequences.
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1890s Martin 0-28

June 16, 2010
An early Martin small-bodied acoustic
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Simple Tricks and Classic Combinations

June 16, 2010
Classic tricks to use common pedals to their fullest
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Taylor 35th Anniversary Armrest GS Model

June 16, 2010
A limited edition model from Taylor
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Matchless Avalon 35 1x12 Combo Amp Review

June 16, 2010
Matchless'' Avalon incorporates partial PC-board construction for more affordable boutique sound
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'56 Fender Telecaster — Hole-a-Riffic!

June 16, 2010
Plugging and capping a hole drilled in a gem of a 1956 Tele neck.
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Blending Bass With Acoustic Guitar

June 16, 2010
Exploring the options for accompanying an acoustic guitar on bass
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Murray Kuun Design & Lutherie

June 16, 2010
Traditional-style classical and archtops from South Africa
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Why Not Leave Some Space?

June 16, 2010
Play less, leave space, and listen to the results
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Ibanez "Lawsuit Era" Les Paul Custom Copy

June 16, 2010
The story behind Ibanez-lawsuit era guitars, and how much this Les Paul-style is worth.
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Secrets of the Masters: The Doobie Brothers "China Grove"

June 16, 2010
What the master tapes tell us about this Doobie Brothers track
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 4

June 16, 2010
Using pedals when recording
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 4

June 16, 2010
The weird quirks and intricacies of tone caps are discussed
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Interview: Kaki King - Embracing Change

June 16, 2010
Acoustic phenom Kaki King talks about switching to boutique and vintage electric gear for her new trio album, Junior.
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ZT Amplifiers Lunchbox Acoustic Amp Review

June 16, 2010
A small-but-loud affordable acoustic amp for small-to-medium-sized gigs.
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