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April 2015

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Quick Hit: Phil Jones Bass BigHead

March 15, 2015
Big bass sound and plenty more from a pocket-sized package.
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Digging Deeper: Open-G Tricks

March 14, 2015
Get inside one of the guitar’s most versatile open tunings.
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10 Things We Learned from Paul Reed Smith

March 13, 2015
The famed luthier opens up about getting his start more than 30 years ago, finally building John McLaughlin a guitar, and how many hot wings he can eat in one sitting.
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Julien's Auctions Announces Music Icons

March 13, 2015
Items include guitars from George Harrison, Eric Clapton, and Vinnie Vincent.
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Gretsch Underwrites Music Center at Country Music Hall of Fame

March 13, 2015
The Gallery allows visitors to mix a band recording, cut a vocal track, understand the dynamics of guitar building, and more.
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Bass Bench: Shaping Your Tones by Hand

March 13, 2015
How does your picking hand control harmonic content?
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Steven Wilson and Guthrie Govan: To Shred or Not to Shred?

March 12, 2015
Player, producer, and Porcupine Tree frontman Wilson reunites with shred king Govan for another epic concept album.
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Panama Guitars Announces the Conqueror 5

March 12, 2015
A 5-watt tribute to the legendary tweed Champ.
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John Hornby Skewes Introduces the Pilgrim Mayflower Deluxe VPG900N

March 12, 2015
Designed by highly respected UK luthier Paul Tebutt.
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Trash or Treasure: Cort GE27V

March 12, 2015
A reader gets the lowdown on a Les Paul copy he acquired in a gear exchange.
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