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Aleksander Niemand (Louder & More Amps) Interview

April 20, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, at Musikmesse '09 where he chats with the co-designer of the Louder & More amp and the main man behind Tubewonder. In this segment, we hear about Alex's "Frankenstein" partnership with Bj?rn Juhl, the "Mad Professor," the balance between tube valves and solid state within the amp, achieving the Louder & More tone, and the prospect of more joint ventures from the dynamic duo. Click to read our review of the amp.
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Genz Benz Shenandoah Compak 300 Amp Video Review

April 20, 2009
PG's Pat Smith demos the Genz Benz Shenandoah Compak 300 Amp, which he reviews in the May issue of Premier Guitar. In this video review, he walks us through all the Compak 300's components including, an output of 175W / 300W, an active 3-band EQ with a sweepable mid-range, various digital effects and it comes with a neodymium 10" speaker and a soft dome tweeter with a tweeter level control provided. Click to read the written review.
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CEntrance AxePort Pro USB Recording Interface Review

April 13, 2009
The AxePort Pro is small, portable and delivers great sound.
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Dunlop MC-404 CAE Wah Pedal Review

April 9, 2009
The MC-404 collaboration between Dunlop and Custom Audio Electronics is a versatile step forward for Wahs
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Review: Guitar Hero Controller Roundup

April 1, 2009
We see how five Guitar Hero/Rock Band controllers stack up
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EMG Factory X Series Pickups

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup factory. In this clip, we get our first look at EMG's new line of pickups called the X-Series. They will be based on EMG's flagship models (81/85/60) but will provide a new twist to the old favorites. Players can expect the differences to lie in the increased headroom giving the tone a more organic appeal.
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EMG Factory Active Pickups Discussion-New Products

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup Factory. In this segment, we get to hear from James Kearney (Sales & Administration) about the basics on active pickups and their designs. In addition, we get to hear about the newly released Gold and Chrome covers for EMG 81/85/60 model pickups.
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The Making of a Parker Electric Solidbody Guitar

March 30, 2009
Parker electric solidbody guitars are like no other. Here's a look at how these innovative tone monsters are made.
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EMG Product Development-Quality Control Interview

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, Brett sits down with EMG COO/Managing Director Andy Gravelle and National Sales Manager Scott Wunshel as they talk about the future of EMG and the meticulous process they have implemented to ensure a standard of high quality products.
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EMG Inc. Factory Tour Part 2

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he stops by the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, we get to see some coils wound, the finished casing products for the pups and the extensive quality care control that EMG uses for every pickup produced.
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