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March 2010

Interview: The Flaming Lips’ Steven Drozd on Crazy Guitar Sounds and Vintage Gear

March 4, 2010
The Flaming Lips'' Steven Drozd is a man of many hats - keyboard, guitar and drums. Luckily for us, funky vintage gear nut is one of them.
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Doing Your Homework, Part 2

February 11, 2010
More on how to get to know your pedals better.
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Sweet As Honey

February 11, 2010
Finding a gem in a far off land
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Tidying Up a 1971 Gibson SG

February 11, 2010
A nice SG needs a few touch-ups to be back to gigging condition
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Guthrie Govan... So Far

February 11, 2010
Find out what rocks the world of the self-taught clinician, loop master, and former Asia guitarist.
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Cicognani Imperium H-150 Amp Review

February 11, 2010
The Cicognani Imperium is packed with tons of tones at all volumes
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Flammang Grand Concert Acoustic Guitar Review

February 11, 2010
Carpathian spruce with Brazilian back and sides are a home run for Flammang
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Tradition Jerry Reid Signature Pro Electric Guitar Review

February 11, 2010
A Tele with an interesting pickup selection and quite the whammy bar.
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Vintage Sound Workbench Tone Preserver Review

February 11, 2010
A must-have tool for those looking to extend the life of their vintage amp.
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Tone Box Skull Crusher Overdrive Pedal Review

February 11, 2010
Rocking overdrive for searing leads that''s got a stage presence all its own
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The Setup

February 11, 2010
Jared Scharff details his Saturday Night Live rig.
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Roger Fritz: Helping Resurrect the Classic Kay Guitar Line

February 11, 2010
How Roger Fritz turned an interest in cheap early Kay guitars into a reissue of the brand
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In Search of Uncle Bookie, Part 1

February 11, 2010
Kevin stumbles upon a ''60 J-Bass owned by Walter Booker
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1967 Musicraft Messenger Guitar

February 11, 2010
This ahead-of-its-time guitar featured early technological advancements like an alloy neck, stereo output and built-in effects.
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Classical Tremolo: Exercises for Building Clear and Even Right-Hand Articulation

February 11, 2010
The classical guitar approach to the tremolo technique
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1957 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollowbody 6120

February 11, 2010
A perfect example of the Chet Atkins model used by greats like Duane Eddy
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The Stratocaster Cap Switching Mod

February 11, 2010
How to use different tone caps for different positions on the Strat
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Sherwin Linton, Crib Rods, and the Origins of the B-Bender

February 11, 2010
The tale behind how the B-Bender came to be
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Biasing a Bassman

February 11, 2010
Changing the tubes on a pawnshop Bassman 50 - which to get and how to bias?
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The Art of Noise

February 11, 2010
How to inject some noise into your sound
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