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Bass Pedal Wars

August 27, 2014
What happens when two of the most sonically adventurous bassists go head-to-head in a pedal shootout?
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Ear to the Ground: Witch Mountain’s “Psycho Animundi”

August 27, 2014
When you hear Uta Plotkin’s soulful wail, you’ll wish more doom metal bands had female singers.
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Echoes of the Past and Future

August 27, 2014
Effects guru “Analog Tom” Hughes chronicles music’s most influential time machines—from rockabilly echo chambers to space-rock oil cans, ’80s racks, and modern stompbox marvels.
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Opeth: Swedish Floyd

August 26, 2014
Opeth’s Mikael Åkerfeldt disses predictability, explains why he won’t give any musician advice, and admits loving ... Rihanna? Plus, lead guitarist Fredrik Åkesson talks about the making of Pale Communion.
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Marshall 1958X 18-Watt Review

August 26, 2014
A high-end, hand-wired version of Marshall’s little giant.
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Aristides Instruments Unveils the 060

August 26, 2014
The guitar can come equipped with either passive or active electronics and a variety of different pickup options.
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Ask Amp Man: Modifying an Early Fender Super-Sonic 60

August 26, 2014
Learn how to update a first-generation Super-Sonic 60 to current model specs.
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Kleissonic Announces the Crystal

August 25, 2014
A transparent clean boost with a built-in buffer.
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Dot Hacker: Psychic Friends Network

August 25, 2014
Red Hot Chili Pepper Josh Klinghoffer and former Gnarls Barkley guitarist Clint Walsh talk about their chance meeting and the toys/tools used to create the gaze-prog fever dreams on their two new Dot Hacker albums, How’s Your Process (Work) and How’s Your Process (Play).
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Wampler Pedals Introduces the Clarksdale Overdrive

August 25, 2014
A Tube Screamer-inspired pedal with added EQ controls.
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