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August Issue

Gear

Ibanez AFS80T Artcore Electric Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
A fully hollow, single-cutaway thinline with twin humbucking pickups and a Bigsby-type tailpiece
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Solid Gold FX Electroman Pedal Review

March 15, 2011
The Electroman digital-delay demonstrates an appreciation for both extremes of the Echoplex’s performance envelope, and the know-how to make both straightforward and unusual delay sounds that are practical and inspiring.
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Movie Review: "Crybaby: The Pedal That Rocks the World"

March 15, 2011
Crybaby: The Pedal That Rocks the World Guard House Pictures Crybaby: The Pedal that Rocks the World tells the story of the most expressive pedal guitarists step on—the wah-wah. The
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Taylor Guitars Doyle Deluxe Acoustic Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
An acoustic/electric with a solid spruce top and laminated maple back and sides, and a slick, fast feel that will make any aspiring Doyle feel ready to roll.
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Esoterica Electrica: Controlling Your Tone - Underrated Tools of the Trade

March 15, 2011
Our love affair with effects and aftermarket mods has raged on unabated for decades now, with no end in sight. Guitarists love widgets and constantly tinker with them to tweak
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Hip Kitty Panetone Combo Amp Review

March 11, 2011
The 6V6-powered, 25-watt Panetone Combo is a portable classic rocker that plays well with pedals.
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Adventures in Amplification: Lineage of a Dumble Overdrive Special

March 9, 2011
Peek under the hood of a Dumble Overdrive Special with a unique configuration, and listen to sound clips!
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Rothwell Audio Love Squeeze Compressor Pedal Review

March 4, 2011
A simple-to-use, high-quality, FET-based compressor from the UK.
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NAMM '11 - T-Rex Effects Reptile 2,Twister 2 Demos

March 1, 2011
PG's Rebecca Dirks is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where she visits the T-Rex Engineering booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos on some of their newest guitar effects stompboxes--the ToneBug Disortion, ToneBug Sustainer, ToneBug Chorus/Flanger, ToneBug Phaser, Reptile 2 Delay, and Twister 2 Chorus/Flanger.
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NAMM '11 - Tech 21 Roto Choir & Boost Chorus Demos

February 26, 2011
PG's Shawn Hammond is On Location at the 2011 NAMM Show where he visits the Tech 21 booth. In this segment, we get to see and hear demos of two of their newest guitar pedals--the Roto Choir and the Boost Chorus.
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