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Guitar Shop 101: The ABCs of Output Jacks

March 25, 2016
Passive pickups, active electronics, and acoustic-electric guitars with dual-pickup sources all require different types of output jacks. Do you know how to wire them up?
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Wolfmother’s Andrew Stockdale

March 24, 2016
The alpha guitarist on building riffs, calling the shots, and borrowing mega-rock-producer Brendan O’Brien’s guitars for his band’s new album, Victorious.
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Keeley Electronics Unveils the Monterey

March 24, 2016
Three modulation effects that have vintage elements, but with modern control.
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Gibson Introduces the Rick Nielsen 1959 Les Paul Standard

March 24, 2016
A replica of Nielsen’s favorite stage and studio guitar.
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Fano Guitars Announces Launch of Standard Series Line

March 24, 2016
The JM6 and SP6 both offer custom-shop features at an affordable price.
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Fender Announces The Edge Signature Stratocaster and Deluxe

March 24, 2016
Also available is a 2.5” leather strap personally designed by The Edge.
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Trash or Treasure: A Pre-Fender Fender

March 24, 2016
A visit to a yard sale and $50 yield a rare amp with some very cool history behind it.
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Rig Rundown: Andy Timmons

March 23, 2016
For decades, Timmons has wowed fans with his versatility and musicality. Watch as he demonstrates how he gets studio-quality sounds onstage.
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660 Guitars Unveils the Aviator

March 23, 2016
A modern approach to the classic "V" guitar design.
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Two-Rock Amplification Introduces the Cardiff

March 23, 2016
A 15-watt EL84 amp with less compression, fuller/fatter midrange and stout low end.
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Bergantino Audio Systems B|Amp & HD Cabinets Review

March 23, 2016
A 6-1/2 pound monster of a bass amp that packs in features galore.
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John Jorgenson: Many Moods, Magic Fingers

March 22, 2016
On his epic triple-disc set, Divertuoso, the multi-instrumentalist dives deep into bluegrass, jazz manouche, hot-rod country, and instrumental rock.
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Dwarfcraft Announces the Necromancer

March 22, 2016
The fuzz circuit from the Silver Rose v2 combined with a powerful EQ section.
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Cort Guitars Unveils the Sunset Nylectric

March 22, 2016
The latest acoustic-inspired guitar in Cort’s Sunset line.
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Last Call: “Do Not Fear Mistakes. There Are None.”

March 22, 2016
The artist’s path has hurdles. Don’t get caught up on them.
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Jeff Healey 'Heal My Soul' Album Premiere

March 21, 2016
The late blues-rock magician with a unique 6-string style continues to make scalding magic via a brand-new album of previously unreleased studio recordings.
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Martin Guitars Debut Second John Lennon Commemorative Model

March 21, 2016
Martin will also introduce the 0X Uke Bamboo, DCX1AE, DX2AE, and GPCX2AE.
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KW Cabs Introduces the Super 8 Bass Cabinet

March 21, 2016
A powerful, but small, 2x8” speaker cabinet aimed at the gigging player with limited stage space.
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Ventura Valve Amps VVA50 Review

March 21, 2016
An ultra-versatile boutique head at a musician-friendly price.
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Quick Hit: Korg Pitchblack Custom

March 20, 2016
A sleek, space-age-looking tuner that performs as good as it looks.
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