Samick Motherlode

December 2014

How-Tos

Daniel Lanois: The Man with the Midas Touch

September 21, 2010
Whether producing Neil Young, U2, and Bob Dylan, or shaping mysterious guitar textures in Black Dub, Daniel Lanois uses soul and sonic alchemy to create some of the most beautiful and distinctive sounds in rock.
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Your Thing, Their Thing, and the Whole Thing

September 21, 2010
Finding the thing that sets you apart
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Plugging Into the Palm of Your Hand: iPhone & iPod Guitar Interface Roundup

August 27, 2010
Peterson iStroboSoft Adapter Cable (with iStroboSoft), Griffin Technology GuitarConnect (with iShred), IK Multimedia iRig (with Amplitube), Sonoma Wireworks Guitar Jack (with FourTrack), Peavey AmpKit LINK (with AmpKit), and PRS Cables GuitarBud Cable
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Sanding Your Guitar Neck for a Smoother Feel

August 24, 2010
Sanding down the finish and sealing the wood to get a nice, smooth bare wood feel on your neck
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The Fender "Passing Lane" Stratocaster Mod

August 17, 2010
This mod bypasses the volume and tone controls and engages the bridge pickup with the push of a button
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Going Beyond the Amp

August 17, 2010
Facing the challenges of a PA head on.
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Zen Guitar for 22nd Century ... and Beyond

August 17, 2010
Four tradition-flouting guitarists—Sonic Youth’s Lee Ranaldo, Yeah Yeah Yeahs’ Nick Zinner, and Rangda’s Sir Richard Bishop and Ben Chasny—offer tips on how to take your playing into the future by freeing your mind, hands, and 6-string from the confines of orthodox guitarisms.
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Jonny Lang’s Dual-Channel Deluxe Reverbs

August 17, 2010
How does Jonny Lang combine two Deluxe Reverbs without getting out-of-phase, thin sound
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Sitting in with Tim McGraw Sideman Darren Smith

August 17, 2010
Tim McGraw''s guitarist talks to Rich about his career and his gear.
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A Tale of Two Ludwigs

August 17, 2010
A Ludwig without its "yoy"
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