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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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Quick Hit: MXR Carbon Copy Bright

March 8, 2016
Enhanced top end makes this take on a classic delay a cool way to bridge the digital/analog divide.
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Hofner Releases the 60th Anniversary 500/1 Violin Bass

March 8, 2016
A strictly limited edition of 60 instruments to celebrate 60 years of the 500/1 Violin Bass.
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SIB Unveils the Charger

March 8, 2016
A fully-functional amp housed inside a pedal.
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Parliament Funkadelic: A Funk Guitar Roundtable

March 8, 2016
George Clinton, Blackbyrd McKnight, Michael Hampton, and Ricky Rouse discuss the storied history of 6-string within P-Funk.
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Fuzzrocious Pedals Announces the Anomalies and Feed Me

March 7, 2016
A lo-fi, dirty delay based on the PT2399 chip and a tone shaper boasting four 12-position rotary pots.
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Acoustic Soundboard: The Originality Quandary

March 7, 2016
“All original” is a desired trait in a vintage guitar, but what if that guitar is essentially unplayable?
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Reader Guitar of the Month: "Nagel" Kramer Baretta

March 7, 2016
A reader scores his ideal ’80s guitar, with historic art included.
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Beyond Blues: CAGED Developments

March 5, 2016
Supercharge your solos with the potent fretboard approach used by legendary players like Robben Ford.
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D'Addario Announces Nickel Bronze Acoustic Guitar Strings

March 4, 2016
The strings feature NY Steel cores and are designed to improve tuning stability and resistance to string breaks.
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Mission Engineering Unveils the SP1-L6

March 4, 2016
A collaboration with Line 6 specifically designed to work with the Helix.
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Jazz Innovator: Liberty Ellman

March 4, 2016
An emerging 6-string titan on developing his distinct style and sound, fanning the flames of inspiration, composing and improvising, and his cool guitar collection.
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Mod Garage: Riptide Stratocaster Wiring

March 4, 2016
Can you merge the best qualities of a Strat and Tele?
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NAMM '16 - Yamaha FG180 50th Anniversary Demo

March 4, 2016
The Japanese brand celebrates an anniversary be reintroducing a limited run of a fan favorite.
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