August Issue

Gear

Paul Trombetta Design Tornita! Pedal Review

July 19, 2011
Trombetta’s work drew the attention of experimental guitarist and soundtrack composer David Torn—or that he and Trombetta would conspire on a pedal to suit Torn’s needs. The result is the Tornita!
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Montreal Guitar Show '11- Sandberg Guitars Bullet Special 5-String,"Photoshopped" California TM Bass

July 17, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show where she visits the Sandberg Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about their newest models -- Bullet Special 5-string bass, California TT 5-string bass, and the "Photoshopped" California TM bass that was made by combining 4 different basses into one.
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Montreal Guitar Show '11 - EverTune Guitar Bridges

July 16, 2011
PG's Rich Osweiler is On Location at the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show where he visits the EverTune booth. In this segment, we see and learn more about EverTune's custom bridges.
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Montreal Guitar Show '11 - Jean-Yves Alquier Guitars Gnossienne Electro-Acoustic

July 15, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show where she visits the Jean-Yves Alquier Guitars booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about Jean-Yves Alquier building philosophy and his handmade Electro-Acoustic Custom guitar.
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Video Review - Fernandes V-Hawk Deluxe

July 14, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest video review of the Fernandes V-Hawk Deluxe solidbody guitar. The full print review can be found in the August 2011 print issue of Premier Guitar or here -
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Video Review - Metal Pedals Hard Core XXX Distortion

July 14, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest video review of the Metal Pedals Hard Core XXX Distortion stompbox. The full review is available in the August 2011 print issue and online here -
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Video Review - Gibson Les Paul Studio Baritone

July 14, 2011
PG's Jordan Wagner walks us through his latest video review of the Gibson Les Paul Studio Baritone. The full print review can be found in the August 2011 issue of Premier Guitar or online here -
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Montreal Guitar Show '11 - William "Grit" Laskin Blue Trumpet and Blueprint For Curves

July 13, 2011
PG's Rich Osweiler is On Location at the 2011 Montreal Guitar Show where he visits the William Laskin booth. In this segment, we get to see and learn more about "Grit" Laskin's Guitars and the creative and technical process used to make them.
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5 Guitar Myths - Fact or Fiction?

July 13, 2011
Do pricey cables make a difference? Do original PAFs guarantee great tone? See Steve''s conclusions and share your take on these topics.
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Simon & Patrick Woodland Pro Folk Sunburst Acoustic Guitar Review

July 13, 2011
This solid wood, Canadian-built acoustic is impressively priced around $750. However, it''s the interesting body size and neck profile that have the potential to drive your playing to new places.
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