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The Many Sides of John Mayer

August 27, 2016
An in-depth look at a modern guitar master’s take on rock, blues, and soul.
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Walrus Audio Julia Review

August 26, 2016
Find out why reviewer Joe Gore says, "I knew within seconds of plugging in that Julia would become one of my favorite chorus pedals."
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Friedman Amplification Unveils the BE-OD

August 26, 2016
A new stompbox based on the legendary Friedman BE-100 amp.
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Reverend Guitars Announces the Sensei HB LE

August 26, 2016
The latest limited-edition model features a korina body and the company’s Special H pickups.
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Mod Garage: Strat-PRS Crossover Wiring

August 26, 2016
Want a vast sonic palette at your fingertips? Here’s a way to get 10 unique sounds from one guitar.
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Stranglehold: Kvelertak’s Maciek Ofstad and Bjarte Lund Rolland

August 25, 2016
The Norwegian guitarists reveal the strange pleasures of mangling modern metal.
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Last Call: The Ballad of Mandolin Mike

August 25, 2016
A Nashville street musician’s saga is a lesson in determination and freedom.
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Rig Rundown: Deerhoof

August 24, 2016
Despite their penchant for crazy sounds, avant-indie heroes John Dieterich and Ed Rodríguez aren't boutique snobs. Here they walk us through the tools they use to create their cerebral catharsis.
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Balaguer Guitars Introduces the Semi-Custom Series

August 24, 2016
The series fills the void for a musician looking for a customized guitar but without the high price tag.
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Schecter Diamond Series Michael Anthony Signature Bass Review

August 24, 2016
A new P-/J-style offering that delivers tones fit for the former Van Halen veteran.
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Practice Pals: A 5-Amp Review Roundup

August 23, 2016
PG examines a handful of very different but very portable and flexible amplifiers from Vox, Ibanez, Orange, Marshall, and Roland.
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Dean Zelinsky Guitars Announces the Paisley Dellatera

August 23, 2016
Players can customize their guitar with the choice of rosewood or maple fretboards, various hardware packages, pickguards, and pickup options.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Measuring and Adjusting Your Guitar’s Action

August 23, 2016
Even if you don’t do setups yourself, knowing how to take key measurements of your guitar’s action will help you get the feel and playability you're looking for.
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Source Audio Nemesis Delay Review

August 22, 2016
A super-potent echo machine that’s easy to use at both the deepest and most basic levels of functionality.
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Cog Effects Launches Line Of Analog Octave Pedals

August 22, 2016
The T-47 features two independent octave channels, each with level controls for clean signal and one octave down, as well as an adjustable Filter control.
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Tim Reede Guitars Introduces the Mercury

August 22, 2016
A boutique-level guitar with some customizable features.
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Staff Picks: Monster Bassists

August 22, 2016
We’ve discussed underrated guitarists, but what about those holding down the groove? Jazz virtuoso Rez Abbasi joins in the conversation.
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Quick Hit: Wampler Mini Ego Compressor

August 21, 2016
A compact version of a modern classic.
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Cram Session: Two-Hand Tapping

August 20, 2016
Eddie Van Halen didn’t invent tapping, but he certainly popularized it. Learn how to unlock the fretboard with this collection of finger-busting licks.
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Peavey Classic 30 Review

August 19, 2016
A dependable road warrior gets a nice boost.
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