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5 Front of the House Engineers You Should Meet

December 17, 2009
Sound guys for Shinedown, Sick Puppies, Adelitas Way, Blackberry Smoke and Vince Gill share what it takes to make a guitar-driven band shine live
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Saved By Headhunters

December 17, 2009
An opening act saves the day when John runs into trouble headlining a festival.
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Your Tone Formula

December 17, 2009
How understanding why speakers distort can make all the difference in crafting your tone.
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The (In)famous Stratocaster Kill Switch, Part II

December 17, 2009
The benefits of setting up a momentary kill switch on a Stratocaster, and how to do it.
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Gearing Up For Europe

December 17, 2009
How Rick Eckhardt plans his rig for a European tour
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Secrets of the Masters: "Smoke on the Water" by Deep Purple

December 17, 2009
The sound engineers at OEM Inc. have spent thousands of hours with the original masters of the most famous songs ever recorded. In a new monthly feature, we''ll be bringing you their findings. This month, they share the stories behind Deep Purple''s "Smoke on the Water."
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Ultimate Ears 4 Pro Series Custom Monitors Review

December 17, 2009
Ultimate Ears 4 Pro Series offers the perfect solution for professionals looking for high-quality in-ear monitors
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So, What Would Kevin Do? (Part I)

December 17, 2009
Kevin answers the question, “What do you look for when you buy a vintage bass?” from a collector''s perspective
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The Art of ‘Economy’ Picking

December 17, 2009
Economy picking: a hybrid of sweep and alternate picking
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Spray and Bake: Minor Restoration on a Taylor 814C

December 17, 2009
Fixing light wear on a Taylor acoustic requires precision
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