August Issue

Gear

Summer NAMM '11 - Morpheus FX Bomber Polyphonic Pitch Shifter Demo

July 21, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2011 Summer NAMM Show where she visits the Morpheus FX booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear a demo of Morpheus FX's Bomber Polyphonic Pitch Shifter Demo.
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Summer NAMM '11 - Voodoo Lab Pedal Power Digital Demo

July 21, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location in Nashville, TN, for the 2011 Summer NAMM Show where she visits the Voodoo Lab booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn about Voodoo Lab's Pedal Power Digital power supply.
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Tweaking A Carvin Nomad Combo

July 19, 2011
"When I dime the amp to get some nice power-tube overdrive, the sound gets a little spiky instead of turning big and round."
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Gibson Les Paul Studio Baritone Electric Guitar Review

July 19, 2011
This new bari Les Paul has a lot in common with Gibson’s original release. It employs the same 28" scale, which means its one-piece mahogany neck is a full 3 1/2" longer than a standard Les Paul’s.
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Anacon Technology Zagray! Amp Review

July 19, 2011
Anacon Technology’s Aleksander Niemand is a restless and very busy man. When he’s not tinkering in his workshop in Gothenburg, Sweden, he’s chiming in on amp discussion forums. But,
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Kustom Amplification KXB500 Bass Amp and DE115NEO Bass Cab Review

July 19, 2011
This bass rig contributes big power in a lightweight form.
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The ABCs Of Guitar Switches

July 19, 2011
If you are really into guitar modding, there is no way around learning how switches work.
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Drew & Sebastian Guitars

July 19, 2011
Graham Drew, master luthier at Drew & Sebastian Guitars in Virginia, says his company offers various options for every detail on their instruments, all the way down to how the pickups are wound.
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1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120

July 19, 2011
The 1955 Model 6120 included features requested by Atkins, as well as a 22-fret neck (a few early examples had only 21 frets) and a 24.5" scale.
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1983 Alembic Spoiler

July 19, 2011
Sporting high quality woods, neck-through bodies, brass hardware, silent single-coil-style pickups, and active electronics, early handmade Alembics were comparatively quite expensive to other products at the time.
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