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Money Can't Buy Me Tone

February 15, 2008
Accoutrements and substance
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Melody: How to Write Great Tunes

February 15, 2008
Author: Rikky Rooksby $22.95 backbeatbooks.com As guitar players, we tend to work exclusively in riffs, visualizing the fretboard in terms of shapes and patterns that can be called upon
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Riffs: Gibson Guitar of the Month, Coconut Amp, iPod Guitar

February 15, 2008
Gibson Begins Guitar of the Month With SG from Gibson USA Yes, the series that brought us the reverse Flying V is back. Gibson launched their guitar of the
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Mills Acoustics Afterburner 4x12 Cab

February 15, 2008
It’s a daring thing to stake your name on cabinets alone, and the folks at Mills gladly take on the challenge – talk to them for five minutes and
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Dan Armstrong Sound Modifiers

February 15, 2008
When hearing the name Dan Armstrong, most people think of that clear Plexiglas guitar made by Ampeg. For stompbox freaks, the name conjures up images of legendary effects like
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Total Scales Techniques and Applications

February 15, 2008
Author: Mark John Sternal $24.95 mjspublications.com Maybe this is stating the obvious, but Americans are always looking for a quick fix. If that weren’t true, I wouldn’t be getting
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Carr Mini-Mercury

February 15, 2008
When the Carr Mercury was released, it quickly gained nearly mythical status amoung guitarists. Generally mentioned in the same breath as its price, the Mercury was nevertheless regarded as
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NAMM VIDEO: Eventide ModFactor Modulation Stomp

February 14, 2008
Anaheim, CA (February 14, 2008) -- We figured the word "Stomp" in the headline would prompt a double-take from those of you who think of high-end studio stuff when you
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Riffs: Deep Purple in Kremlin, Henri Salvador's Death, Aging Virgin Guitars

February 14, 2008
Deep Purple Rocks Kremlin from The Times (London) Deep Purple played for Dmitri Medvedev, the man destined to be Russia''s next president, on Monday night. Who knew so many
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Amp Clamp: Portable Microphone Holder

February 14, 2008
A simple invention that saves stage space
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