Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

How-Tos

Digging Deeper: Playing by Ear - Learn It and Forget It

September 11, 2012
Learn how to practice allowing your ear to guide your melodic sense.
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5 DIY Mods to Perfect Your Ibanez TS9 and Boss SD-1

September 6, 2012
Pedal maestro Brian Wampler of Wampler Pedals shows us how to make two of the most popular overdrive pedals on the planet rule even more.
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Secrets of a Classical Cat: The Four Right-Hand Commandments

September 5, 2012
Develop speed, sound, and nuance in your fingerstyle playing by exploring the “secrets” of classical guitar technique—beginning with a great right-hand setup.
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Beyond Blues: Beck's Blues - The Early Years

September 5, 2012
Understand the fundamental elements of Jeff Beck’s style.
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Musical Magic and the Guitar-Gear Medic Bag

September 5, 2012
Supporting our passion requires lots of practical consideration and planning, and this includes creating a guitar-gear medic bag.
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More Carvin Belair Mods

September 5, 2012
Let’s dive into two more mods.
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Fretboard Workshop: Recycling Pentatonics

September 5, 2012
Delve into the world of the dominant pentatonic scale.
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That Modern Country Sound

September 5, 2012
The guitar sound of modern country is 70 percent ’70s-style rock and 30 percent twang.
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The "Luthercaster" Esquire Wiring

September 5, 2012
Nicknamed the “Luthercaster,” this is the guitar I play onstage with our local Johnny Cash tribute band.
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Replacing the Soundboard on a 1977 Martin D-35, PT. 2

September 5, 2012
After concluding that the damage was so severe that the top could not be restored without compromising the guitar’s sound—not to mention its looks—I began the process of outfitting this fine instrument with a replacement soundboard.
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