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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2016

December 30, 2016
You watched, we listened! Here are the most popular episodes of the year.
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Larry Coryell: The Godfather Part II

December 29, 2016
Forty-five years after Barefoot Boy, the jazz-fusion icon releases Barefoot Man: Sanpaku, a group of seven original compositions intended to invoke the spirit and high energy of improvisation’s past.
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Lollar Staple P-90 Pickup Review

December 29, 2016
A fine replica of a “forgotten” pickup.
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Rig Rundown: Frank Gambale

December 28, 2016
The Australian chops meister dishes the dirt on the gear he uses on the road with fusion legend Chick Corea.
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ESP Guitars Announces the Cult '86

December 28, 2016
A tribute to the guitar that helped put Vernon Reid and Living Colour on the map.
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Matthews Effects Unveils the Surgeon Anatomical Delay

December 28, 2016
The Surgeon offers three different delay options: Vicodin, Morphine, and Oxygen.
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Speaker Geeks: Alnico or Ceramic ... What Gives?

December 28, 2016
Weber Speakers guru C.J. Sutton demystifies magnet mysteries in the second installment of our new column series.
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What Bohlinger Plays - Bouncing Slide in Standard Tuning

December 27, 2016
PG's Nashville correspondent shares a deceptively complicated-sounding technique you can use to easily make your slide work sound more intricate.
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Morley Releases the Cliff Burton Tribute Power Fuzz Wah

December 27, 2016
A limited-edition model made in collaboration with the late bassist's father.
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Fryette Amplification Announces the Valvulator GP/DI Direct Recording Amp

December 27, 2016
The Valvulator GP/DI can drive a speaker cabinet for recording or practice and also has a built in headphone amplifier with FX loop for silent practice.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Why Guitar Builders Blend Tonewoods

December 27, 2016
How rigid and flexible woods are mated to create the magic of acoustic guitars.
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Tools for the Task: Under-Saddle Pickup Systems

December 26, 2016
Check out 10 acoustic setups built to capture your guitar’s organic sound.
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Tuning Up: An Homage to the Fixx’s Jamie West-Oram

December 26, 2016
PG chief Shawn Hammond finally tracks down a favorite out-of-print LP from his youth.
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Quick Hit: Vick Audio Hypocenter Delay

December 25, 2016
This moderately priced digital stomp aims for lo-fi cool via a handwired PT2399 circuit.
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Out and About: Harness the Power of Controlled Chaos in Your Solos

December 24, 2016
Learn four easy ways to break free from conventional chord-scale relationships.
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Boss GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor Review

December 23, 2016
An impressively compact and inexpensive unit packed with convincing digital models.
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Mod Garage: What’s the Deal with Pickup Polarity?

December 23, 2016
To successfully install replacement pickups in a guitar, you need to understand this essential parameter.
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Crobot’s Chris Bishop: Follow the Riff

December 22, 2016
On Welcome to Fat City, Crobot’s lead guitarist finds the grooves that bring his band’s contrasting styles together.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Shin-Juku Drive

December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
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Rig Rundown: Meshuggah [2016]

December 21, 2016
The Swedish metal masters eschew cabs for a mix of high-powered amps, some digital modeling, and 8-string axes.
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