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June 2010

Finding the Right Pedals for Your Rig

May 18, 2010
Assess your gear to find out what pedals you should be using.
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Hot Banjo Rolls

May 18, 2010
Country Pickin’ in the Style of Albert Lee, Ray Flacke, James Burton, and Others
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Source Audio Soundblox Pro Classic Distortion Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Source Audio''s Soundblox Pro Classic Distortion, which features a number of famous distortion tones, is reviewed.
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Ernie Ball Music Man Classic StingRay 4 Bass Review

May 18, 2010
Ernie Ball''s Classic Stingray 4, which blends modern features with its 1976 roots, is reviewed.
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocaster, Part 3

May 18, 2010
Applying Dirk''s cap knowledge to a real-life situation.
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Carr Artemus 1x12 Combo Amp Review

May 18, 2010
Steve Carr''s latest amp, his take on classic Vox AC tone, is reviewed.
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Solo Jazz Guitar: Combining Melody and Harmony for a Fuller Sound

May 18, 2010
Combining Melody and Harmony for a Fuller Sound
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When Bad Things Happen to Good Guitars, Part 1

May 18, 2010
Commonly-seen causes of damage at the repair shop
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1966 Mosrite Ventures Model

May 18, 2010
A Mosrite Ventures MK I, similar to Johnny Ramone''s iconic guitar.
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Big Apple Guitar Shops: Then and Now

May 18, 2010
A New Jersey native remembers Music Row’s early years and checks in on NYC’s current indie guitar-shop
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Exploring Nashville Tuning

May 18, 2010
A Nashville-tuned guitar completes a 12-string when doubled with a standard tuned guitar. How to do it and when to use it.
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Colorful String Skipping

May 18, 2010
Producing colorful passages by emphasizing select notes within a scale.
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The Nine Strings of Hell: An Interview With High on Fire's Matt Pike

May 18, 2010
High on Fire’s Matt Pike discusses the ungodly heft of his nine-string First Act axe and the inglorious life of being an uncompromising metal torchbearer.
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Secrets of the Masters: “Dragula” by Rob Zombie

May 18, 2010
Frank Gryner looks at a more modern song, Rob Zombie''s "Dragula" - which he engineered!
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