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September 2013

Intro to MIDI for Pedalboards

July 28, 2013
Once you learn a few basic things about MIDI, you don’t have to fear it. Instead you can use MIDI to add some very cool and useful functionality to your rig.
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How to Install a New Tune-o-matic Bridge

July 26, 2013
No matter what style Tune-o-matic your guitar has, it’s important to regularly inspect the bridge for wear. Eventually, you may need to replace it.
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Rotosound Fuzz Pedal Review

July 26, 2013
This take on the lesser-known but brawny-sounding Tone Bender Mk III inhabits a pretty unique expanse in the fuzz universe.
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Builder Profile: Seymour Duncan's Custom Shop Queen - Maricela “MJ” Juarez

July 25, 2013
Seymour Duncan Custom Shop Manager has wound pickups for a who’s-who of guitar gods—Clapton, Gibbons, Van Halen, Holdsworth, Harrison, and many more. But she’s revered for more than her tonal sensibilities.
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Don’t Get Mad, Get Even

July 25, 2013
When looking for a bass, the most important question for me isn’t if the instrument sounds great. It’s if it sounds even.
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Inside Logic Pro X

July 23, 2013
PG senior editor Joe Gore—an in-demand session guitarist and recording guru—sniffs out the coolest guitar and bass toys/tools in Apple’s new powerhouse DAW, Logic Pro X.
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When Less Is More

July 21, 2013
A simple, no-frills amplifier like the legendary Marshall Super Lead can be a great, clean-slate platform to build your tonal foundation on.
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Factory Telecaster Wirings, Pt. 2

July 19, 2013
Exploring the post-1967 wiring, referred to as the “modern” or “standard” Telecaster wiring that's is still in use today.
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Three’s Company: The Pickup Placement Paradigm

July 18, 2013
Why do guitars have two or three pickups? Why not four, or even six for that matter?
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30,000 Days

July 16, 2013
If you want to live like there’s no tomorrow, the only sensible course is to make the most of a career in music.
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