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Pitch - It’s All Perfectly Relative

October 10, 2007
As I sat down to write this column, my cell phone began beeping at the same pitch, over and over. Immediately I knew that the pitch was an interval
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Land of the Rising Stereotype

October 10, 2007
--> As I sit in my comfortable hotel room in the heart of Shinjuku, one of the major metropolitan areas of Tokyo, I am struck by the evolution of
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Truth and Consequences, Pt. 3

October 10, 2007
Hello and welcome back to The Low End. In prior installments we explored Rickenbacker and Gibson basses. This month we will take a peek at “old reliable” – the
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Stanley Clarke - Bass In Your Face

October 10, 2007
Our guest in this month’s column was referred to as a legend by age 25 years old. He is also a noted music composer, orchestrator, conductor and performer for
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Diode Stew

October 10, 2007
This month, I felt like taking a little dive into circuits for you solder-breathers out there. There are two main ways that diode clippers work, and there are subtle
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Sprucing Up that Vintage Amp

October 10, 2007
--> Last month we discussed buying vintage amps on eBay. Here’s a request list you can take to the repair shop, along with your “new” vintage find: Replace the
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MIDI Switching

October 10, 2007
As a typical guitarist, I have to multitask during live performances. Singing, playing lead and rhythm guitar parts and working the crowd all at once can be quite demanding
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More Fun with Meters

October 10, 2007
So there you are with your multimeter in hand, testing pickup coils from last month, right? We discussed what an unusually low resistance measurement would mean, but it’s more
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Bassmen and Bulgin Plugs

October 10, 2007
Hey Jeff, I have a huge problem with my ‘68 Bassman head and I’m praying you can shed some light on it. It blows fuses instantly after I take
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1966 Fender Jaguar

October 10, 2007
This 1966 Fender Jaguar features a rare candy apple red finish with matching headstock, gold hardware, and a maple fretboard with pearl block inlays and black binding. Sweet. From
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