Samick Motherlode

December 2014

How-Tos

'56 Fender Telecaster — Hole-a-Riffic!

June 16, 2010
Plugging and capping a hole drilled in a gem of a 1956 Tele neck.
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Blending Bass With Acoustic Guitar

June 16, 2010
Exploring the options for accompanying an acoustic guitar on bass
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Why Not Leave Some Space?

June 16, 2010
Play less, leave space, and listen to the results
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Secrets of the Masters: The Doobie Brothers "China Grove"

June 16, 2010
What the master tapes tell us about this Doobie Brothers track
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 4

June 16, 2010
Using pedals when recording
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Tone Capacitors for Stratocasters, Part 4

June 16, 2010
The weird quirks and intricacies of tone caps are discussed
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Vintage Bass Electronics: Simple Logic for Common Issues

June 16, 2010
Is your vintage bass crackling, popping, or just plain weak? Here are some common fixes to try.
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Take Your Pick: Crafting Acoustic Variety with Your Hands

June 16, 2010
Changing up your sound by changing up your picking
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Filling Big Shoes: What It’s Like to Have to Shred Someone Else’s Licks

June 16, 2010
Brad Gillis, Stacey Blades, Tommy Thayer, Ron Thal, and Jon Levin talk about stepping in to replace a legend
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Weekend Warrior Luthiery, Part 2

June 9, 2010
Steve continues his luthiery journey with purfling and binding, neck shaping and lots and lots of sanding.
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