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Cog Effects Announces the Tarkin and Grand Tarkin

April 15, 2016
So much more than just Green Russian tones.
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Boss VB-2W Waza Craft Vibrato Review

April 15, 2016
A beloved and short-lived Boss pitch wobbler makes a triumphant return.
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DIY: Lap It Up

April 14, 2016
Convert an acoustic or electric 6-string into a soulful tone machine for just a few bucks.
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Kleissonic Boutique Pedals Introduces the Lucid

April 14, 2016
Gain can be adjusted by the volume control of the guitar, without changing the overall volume level.
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Last Call: Time Is on Your Side

April 14, 2016
How to make the metronome your new best friend.
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Rig Rundown: The Kills' Jamie Hince and Alison Mosshart

April 13, 2016
This dynamic art-rock duo uses a classy combo of vintage Hofners, Gretsches, Selmers, and a few secret weapons to create a mesmerizing original sound.
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Joe Satriani Announces the 2016 G4 Experience

April 13, 2016
Once again, Satriani attracted some of the instrument’s foremost talents as instructors, including Steve Vai, Eric Johnson, Alex Skolnick, Mike Keneally, and more.
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On Bass: Can You Duet?

April 13, 2016
Playing bass in a duo often requires making adjustments to your approach, but can be a very rewarding artistic endeavor when done right.
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American Primitive: Glenn Jones

April 12, 2016
The veteran guitarist and banjo picker reveals his secrets for achieving gorgeous simplicity via the wealth of sounds, colors, and remembrances on his sixth solo album, Fleeting.
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Walrus Audio Unveils the Luminary Quad Octave Generator

April 12, 2016
Operating on the Analog Devices Sharc platform, the Luminary gives you the ability to dial in any combination of four separate octaves.
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Quick Hit: Alexander Pedals F.13 Flanger

April 12, 2016
A warped flanger with loads of spacey sounds. Sci-fi geeks unite!
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Inside Jeff Beck’s New Album Listening Party

April 11, 2016
PG attended the Strat master's invitation-only event in NYC to get the skinny on his vocal-heavy, trip-hop-inspired new record.
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Epiphone Unveils the Limited-Edition Brent Hinds Flying V Custom

April 11, 2016
It features the same classic body profile as the original historic Flying V first released in the late 1950s.
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Ask Amp Man: Returning a Deputy to the Trail

April 11, 2016
Intermittent problems can be caused by a variety of sources, from failed tube sockets to an arcing switch.
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Quick Hit: KHDK Ghoul Screamer

April 10, 2016
A hot-rodded TS-style box that scores high in versatility.
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How “Freebird” Taught Me Everything I Need to Know About Rock Guitar Soloing

April 9, 2016
These fast pentatonic runs lie at the heart of rock guitar.
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Rhoney Guitars Unveils the Lil' Stinker

April 8, 2016
Choose various pickup configurations from Roadhouse, Lollar, TV Jones, and more.
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Mod Garage: The Strat-o-Tele Crossover

April 8, 2016
Four ways to bring classic Stratocaster sounds to your Tele.
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BluGuitar Announces the BluBOX

April 8, 2016
An impulse response speaker simulator that provides 16 virtual speaker cabinets.
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Rokia Traoré: Global Guitar

April 8, 2016
A Malian genre-blender pursues her vision of border-crossing pop with multiple 6-strings, the esoteric ngoni, and help from PJ Harvey collaborator John Parish.
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