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Review: Godin 5th Avenue Archtop

July 10, 2008
Godin''s first archtop retails for around $500 -- but how does it sound?
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Down Home with Cal Collins

July 10, 2008
Welcome to Jazz Guitar Hardball. This month we are putting the spotlight on Cal Collins (b.1933 – d. 2001), a relatively obscure and under-celebrated jazz guitarist who has been one
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Spalt Voodoo I & Voodoo II Totem Review

July 10, 2008
Filled with trinkets and blues
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1920 Martin 0-28K

July 10, 2008
Our guitar of the month is such an extreme rarity that there is only one in existence. This 89-year-old beauty made by Martin employee, Grant Remaley, has remarkable features for
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Martin is Electric

July 10, 2008
Hello Zach, I’ve read several of your articles in past issues of PG, and I’m finally writing to get some information on one of my many guitars. I picked
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Rocking in Music City

July 10, 2008
Our gang just returned from Nashville with tired feet, tons of interviews, video footage, and pretty serious hangovers from the wall-to-wall parties that are part of the summer NAMM vibe...
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The Delicate World of Ribbons

July 10, 2008
The Royer Labs R121 ribbon microphone has become very popular for recording guitars, drums and other instruments. Its durable design allows it to handle high volume levels without damage.
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Going Deep in the Big Apple

July 10, 2008
One of the biggest benefits of touring is being able to visit various cities and areas where people are immersed in diverse cultural activities and geographic-specific music scenes. The obvious
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Over, Under, Sideways, Down

July 10, 2008
I’ve been noticing some disturbing trends as of late. Many of my customers have been experiencing problems with their wrists and hands, and it was originally quite perplexing. Players
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The Influence of Analog Synthesis on the Stompbox

July 10, 2008
Greetings fellow tone freaks and gear geeks, and welcome to another exciting installment of “Stomp School.” This month we’ll be discussing how early synthesizer design has influenced a lot
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