Friedman Amps

August Issue

What's New

Trem Wars: The Whammy Arms Race

March 17, 2009
We take a look at the history of the whammy, from Bigsby to Fender, Floyd Rose and Kahler. A look at the origins of each major type of trem, and what each offers your playing.
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Pedal Q & A, Part Three

March 17, 2009
Analog Tom and Analog Mike answer questions about true-bypass pedals and combining boosts with dirt
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Breaking in Your Speakers

March 17, 2009
Why a broken in speaker sounds different, and how to capture that sound with a new speaker
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Close-Up: Hearos High Fidelity Series Earplugs

March 17, 2009
There are a lot of choices for hearing protection; we take a look at Hearos High Fidelity Series
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Interview: Alex Lifeson

March 17, 2009
Rush''s Alex Lifeson on his return to Gibson, emotional attachment to gear, and his epic gearbox.
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An Interview with Steven Fryette

March 17, 2009
Steven Fryette recently sold the VHT brand, continuing his amps under the name Fryette. We talk about building VHT, letting it go, and where Fryette is headed.
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Orange Tiny Terror Combo Review

March 17, 2009
Orange''s Tiny Terror gets the combo treatment
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Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

March 17, 2009
Adrian Belew talks about his early career, his new project and his gear, including his signature Parker Fly Deluxe
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Breedlove Mark I and Mark IV

March 17, 2009
Two solidbody beauties from Breedlove: the Mark I and Mark IV
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