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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a Worn Regal’s Royal Tone

December 2, 2016
Some new components and a speaker might make an old Canadian tuber sound über.
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Sianvar’s Will Swan: Beautiful Intensity

December 1, 2016
A driven, eclectic indie guitar player and his post-hardcore pals shatter expectations and the charts with their debut album Stay Lost. His trusty Shawbucker-rigged Les Paul, a stock Strat, and a secret-weapon Orange Rockerverb 100 come along for the ride.
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Lollar Pickups Introduces the Senn Model One Pickup

December 1, 2016
A humbucker in function, but with the voice of a single-coil pickup.
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The Stone Guitar Company Launches in the US

December 1, 2016
The range initially comprises of four models: Revenge, California, Liberty, and Crossroads
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: A Wing and a Player

December 1, 2016
If imitation is flattery, there’s plenty of flattery in guitar design. And that’s okay.
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Rig Rundown: Chris Robinson Brotherhood

November 30, 2016
Psychedelia reigns with the band’s stash of boutique guitars, workhorse amps, and tone-shaping stomps.
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Elektron Unveils the Analog Drive

November 30, 2016
An analog distortion stompbox featuring eight different distortion circuits.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Churchill Cigar Box Guitar

November 30, 2016
A simple bridge replacement makes for a killer, totally tunable tone machine.
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ESO Strap Expands Line with Bass Model

November 29, 2016
Their patent-pending designs are offered in seven colors and manufactured in Seattle, WA.
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Gruhn Guitars to Sell 29 Clapton-Owned Guitars

November 29, 2016
The wide-ranging collection features both vintage and modern guitars.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Introduces the Planet B Bass Overdrive

November 29, 2016
A '70s-style overdrive designed specifically for the low end.
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Quick Hit: Cusack Screamer V2

November 29, 2016
Three clipping modes and no mid hump take this three-knobber way beyond typical TS tones.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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ZenZero Electronics Introduces the 2KP

November 28, 2016
A versatile preamp/boost pedal that's dead simple to use.
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Last Call: Find Your Sensei

November 28, 2016
Having a guitar guru can fill your heart with confidence—and humility.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Lester G Deluxe

November 28, 2016
We dig into Mike Matthews' sweetly swirling and huge-sounding new streamlined rotary simulator.
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Tone Tips: Gear Doesn’t Matter … Except When It Does

November 27, 2016
Before searching out gear to find your tone, take inventory of what you already have.
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Beyond Blues: Connecting the Dots

November 26, 2016
When learning guitar, the biggest challenge isn’t mastering fingerings, but rather how to put them together in a musical way. Here are some cool tricks for moving from one shape to another.
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Yamaha Revstar RSP20CR Review

November 25, 2016
Top-flight quality and go-fast looks in a sweet-sounding solidbody.
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Mod Garage: Updating a 1950s Musima Record

November 25, 2016
When you dig inside an old guitar, you have to be ready for anything.
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