December 2016

What's New

Lollar Unveils Staple Pickup

August 3, 2016
A modern interpretation of Gibson's famed pickup from the 1950s.
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Fender Introduces Deluxe Series

August 3, 2016
10 innovative new models based on classic guitar and bass designs.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Better by the Dozen

August 3, 2016
If four strings aren’t floating your bass boat, have you considered 12?
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FU-Tone Announces Noiseless Tremolo Springs

August 2, 2016
The expansion includes four different versions in various tension strengths and colors.
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Claypool Lennon Delirium: Captains Fantastic

August 2, 2016
The psychedelic torchbearers lock themselves in the studio, play all the instruments, and open a treasure chest of effects to form a band and make an album.
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BandLab Releases Version 3.0

August 2, 2016
A cloud-based app where users can create, collaborate, and share their music.
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Quick Hit: Dunlop Volume (X) Mini

August 2, 2016
Itty, bitty boot print—same killer volume and expression control.
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Positive Grid Unveils the BIAS Rack

August 1, 2016
A rackmountable, travel-ready version of the BIAS Head amplifier.
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Episode 5 – Calling Random Swedes

August 1, 2016
CITKOL host Shawn Hammond calls Sweden's "national phone number" to ask random Swedish guitarists the same five questions.
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Ibanez Introduces Iron Label RG Models

August 1, 2016
A collection of new guitars aimed at hard-rock and metal players.
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On Bass: Supercharge Your Sonic Options

August 1, 2016
Having multiple basses to cover a wide spectrum of tones is a good thing, but then practicality sets in.
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Last Call: What’s in a Name?

July 31, 2016
For many bands, there’s a message behind the moniker.
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Twang 101: Swampy Blues

July 30, 2016
Can you invoke the soulful sound of blues guitar while keeping some country twang on hand?
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scalloped Wonder

July 29, 2016
PG reader John Wiley shares the saga of how he turned a yard-sale S-style into an homage to Ritchie Blackmore.
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Rio Grande Pickups Unveils the Greasegunner Humbucker

July 29, 2016
A double-blade pickup designed for T-style guitars.
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Radial Engineering Introduces the BigShot EFX

July 29, 2016
Set up two separate effects loops and insert them into your pedal chain.
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Mod Garage: Rewiring a Fender Jaguar

July 29, 2016
Want to beef up this iconic solidbody’s sounds? We’ll show you how.
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Fender Unveils Limited-Edition American Standard Telecaster

July 28, 2016
There will only be 100 available worldwide.
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What Bohlinger Plays: Fretting Behind the Slide

July 28, 2016
The Lee Brice guitarist unpacks a simple technique that opens the portal to vast new worlds in slide playing.
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Vick Audio Introduces the Hypocenter Delay

July 28, 2016
A digitally-controlled stomp that provides from 25ms to 450ms of delay.
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