December 2016

What's New

Davy Knowles: 'Three Miles from Avalon' Full Album Premiere

October 13, 2016
The bluesman goes back to basics with his coalescing live band to capture a raw, late-’60s vintage vibe on his third solo LP.
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Mu-FX Boostron 3 Review

October 13, 2016
An inspired combination of drive and compression effects in a beauty of a pedal from a stompbox legend.
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Goodbye June: “Danger in the Morning” Video Premiere

October 13, 2016
A triple-guitar attack, spacious ’verb, and Southern swag flow through the Nashville group’s latest riff-laden stomper.
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Rig Rundown: Tim Commerford

October 12, 2016
The Rage Against the Machine and Prophets of Rage bass hero shows us the dual-amp setup he uses to get huge tones with his WAKRAT project.
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Woodstock Sessions Announces David Torn Workshop

October 12, 2016
The workshop will be rooted in dialogue and partly conducted according to the nature of the course of conversation and participants’ active engagement.
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Radial Engineering Announces the Tonebone Classic V9

October 12, 2016
The updated version now runs on 9V and features three different mid-boost options.
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Pixies’ Joey Santiago & Paz Lenchantin: Accidental Heroes

October 12, 2016
The guitar-and-bass team discusses their new LP, Head Carrier, and the festering feedback and dissonant dynamics that made the Boston quartet alt-rock legends.
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What Bohlinger Plays: Magic Triad Pull-Offs

October 11, 2016
PG's John Bohlinger brings along his trusty robot drummer and walks us through Albert Lee-inspired three-note licks you can adapt to a variety of rhythms, tempos, and styles.
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LunaStone Unveils the Pusher Boost Pedal

October 11, 2016
A new boost that packs up to 15 dB of power.
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Quick Hit: Taurus Amplification Stomp-Head 5.CE

October 11, 2016
This ultra-portable 90-watt head has tone-sculpting features galore.
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Last Call: How to Never Be Great

October 10, 2016
How a 1983 MTV interview with David Bowie gave PG's John Bohlinger new insights on reaching higher.
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PG Exclusive! Devin Townsend Interviews Steve Vai

October 10, 2016
More than two decades after Townsend’s big break as a teenager singing for guitar “Svengali” Vai, the pair convenes to discuss the recent project that brought them full circle.
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Episode 7 - Gear-Theft Horror Stories

October 10, 2016
In the latest Conversations in the Key of Life podcast, Esoterica Electrica columnist/Hamer Guitars cofounder Jol Dantzig recounts the theft of the first Hamer bass, and PG fan Caleb Keeter recalls his double-whammy nightmare.
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Veillette Releases the Aero Guitar

October 10, 2016
Combining the ruggedness and ergonomics of a solid-body guitar with the response and tonal character of an acoustic instrument.
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Vintage Vault: 1958 Fender Top-Loading Telecaster

October 9, 2016
A once unpopular 6-string is now a prized instrument.
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Cram Session: Sweep Picking

October 8, 2016
Ten exercises to help you master blazing-fast pick runs.
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CAST Engineering Casper Delay Review

October 7, 2016
Analog feel in a high-headroom digital delay.
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PRS Guitars Announces the Tremonti Baritone

October 7, 2016
This limited-edition guitar features a 25.5" scale length that allows players to tune down but ditch the wound 3rd string.
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J. Rockett Audio Designs Releases the SOS Buffer

October 7, 2016
J. Rockett Audio Designs Ushers in the sixth of the new Tour Series and unveils the SOS Buffer pedal.
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Mod Garage: Demystifying DCR

October 7, 2016
Do you ever get confused trying to interpret pickup specs? Here’s the lowdown on the most ubiquitous pickup parameter.
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