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Recording Guitarist: A Music Memo Demo

March 14, 2016
Apple’s new Music Memos app is a godsend for guitarists on the go.
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Magnetic Effects White Atom Fuzz Review

March 14, 2016
This germanium/silicon hybrid fuzz ranges from classically tough to twistedly demented.
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Staff Picks: Golden Guitar

March 13, 2016
Filter frontman and guitarist Richard Patrick joins us in naming our favorite pioneering players of early rock ’n’ roll.
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Acoustic Adventures: Harmonic Visions

March 12, 2016
There are sparkling, harp-like notes lurking just above your fretboard that can add a magical touch to any composition. We’ll show you where they are and how to coax them out.
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Kyser Introduces Instrument Cleaning Wipes

March 11, 2016
Each canister contains 35 wipes that are 4"x6" and contain the perfect amount of liquid.
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PRS Guitars and John Mayer Introduce Limited-Edition Private Stock Super Eagle

March 11, 2016
The guitar features a scale length of 25.375”, specially-wound 58/15 JM treble and bass pickups with a specially-wound Narrowfield JM pickup in the middle position, and a JCF Audio preamp.
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The Shrine’s Josh Landau: Psycho Thriller

March 11, 2016
A hallucinogenic and heavy 6-string strangler plumbs the past and blends punk, metal, and classic fuzz tones to define the future of psychedelic rock.
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Providence Introduces the Vitalizer BF VZF-1

March 11, 2016
An active impedance converter specifically designed for bass guitars.
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Acoustic BN6210 Review

March 11, 2016
Acoustic packs 600 watts of power, a pair of 10" neo speakers, and loads of features into their new ultra-portable combo.
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CAST Engineering Releases the Pulse Drive

March 11, 2016
Classic analog tremolo sounds with 30db of boost.
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Bass Bench: Cold Facts About Strings

March 11, 2016
Can ultra-low temperatures benefit your instrument’s tone?
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Seymour Duncan Introduces the Jeff Loomis Blackout Pickups

March 10, 2016
High–output active humbuckers developed to deliver the dynamic performance unique to active pickups, with the look, tone, and feel of a great set of passive pickups.
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Vox Launches AV Series of Amps

March 10, 2016
The series features 12AX7-driven preamp and power amp sections.
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Deftones: A Little Darkness

March 10, 2016
Stephen Carpenter and Chino Moreno discuss filling different guitar frequencies, tone modeling, and keeping the inspiration alive for more than two decades.
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George Martin: 1926–2016

March 9, 2016
From the Beatles to Beck and Bond, he changed the record producer's role and set lofty benchmarks for sound and scope. Listen to PG editors’ favorite George Martin productions.
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Rig Rundown: Kurt Vile & The Violators

March 9, 2016
The Philly-based group explains how they use vintage Fender gear, classic tube amps, and a few homemade pedals to produce their brand of psychedelic folk-rock.
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Radial Engineering Unveils the Mix-Blender

March 9, 2016
A completely new dual-function pedal that enables the user to mix two instruments or effects signals together and then blend in effects.
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Billy Corgan and Railhammer Pickups Team Up for Signature Model

March 9, 2016
The unique EQ features a mild midrange bump that imparts a slight "cocked wah" effect.
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Quick Hit: Roland JC-40

March 9, 2016
Who needs tubes when you have some of the most recognizable chorus and vibrato tones around?
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