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Rig Rundown: My Morning Jacket's Carl Broemel

August 19, 2015
The multi-instrumentalist shows how to cover more sonic territory then any mere mortal should be expected to handle.
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Forgotten Heroes: Denny Walley

August 18, 2015
While playing with Zappa and Beefheart, this blues guitarist pushed the limits of traditional form within avant-garde rock.
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AJ Ghent’s Stand-Up Steel

August 13, 2015
From sanctified beginnings to high-energy secular soul, this steel guitarist forged his own way.
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Rig Rundown: Deep Purple’s Steve Morse

August 12, 2015
The guitarist details the signature Ernie Ball Music Man guitars, Engl amps, and specialized effects he uses on the road.
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METZ: Alex Edkins’ Relentless Aggression

August 6, 2015
Punk mayhem with jagged riffs, jarring rhythms, and a vintage Jazzmaster.
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Brent Paschke: Pharrell’s Fretman

August 5, 2015
The in-demand session and touring guitarist reveals what it takes to play for chart-topping artists.
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Yo La Tengo’s Ira Kaplan: If It Ain’t Broke ...

August 3, 2015
The dream-fuzz wizard explains why he still plays the first guitar and amp he bought as a kid.
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Mark Tremonti: Double Time

July 31, 2015
The prolific guitarist discusses working with Wolfgang Van Halen on his upcoming releases Cauterize and Dust.
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Jason Isbell: Brand New Day

July 30, 2015
Americana’s poet laureate on the gritty Dumble tones that fuel his latest album—and why Outkast’s music is perfect for breaking in flattops.
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Rig Rundown: Melvins' Buzz Osborne [2015]

July 29, 2015
King Buzzo details his love for aluminum guitars and solid-state amps.
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