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Outlaw Effects Unveils the Rocker Box Tremolo and Deputy Marshal Plexi Distortion

January 3, 2017
Both micro pedals feature true-bypass switching to maintain the purity of the player's tone.
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Cort Introduces the NDX Baritone Acoustic-Electric Guitar

January 3, 2017
The baritone has a slightly elongated scale length of 27", making it easier to play and stay in tune in low-B tuning.
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Fodera Announces the Emperor and Imperial Electric Guitars

January 3, 2017
The famed bass company announces a pair of 6-string guitars with humbucker and single-coil options.
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Trash or Treasure: Vox Rio Grande V278

January 3, 2017
Vox acoustic guitars are rare birds, but how high do they fly in today’s market?
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Sandberg Forty Eight Review

January 2, 2017
Classic inspirations gleam in Sandberg’s Forty Eight bass, but this versatile machine is in a class of its own.
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State of the Stomp: The End of Mystery

January 2, 2017
Has the excitement and adventure disappeared from the quest for cool new gear?
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Quick Hit: Free the Tone Ambi Space

January 1, 2017
A powerful but straightforward route to six ’verbs, ranging from subtle to subterranean.
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Beyond Blues: John Scofield

December 31, 2016
For over 30 years John Scofield has explored nearly every genre imaginable. Here’s a look at how he might balance inside and outside sounds over a classic fusion vamp.
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PG Editors’ Best Music of 2016

December 30, 2016
Our eclectic staff mourns and celebrates a year of unsurpassed heaviness with a look back at its music highlights—and forward to the healing tunes of 2017.
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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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