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On Bass: Drummers Get Personal

October 30, 2014
Three world-class drummers wax poetic on what’s most important to them in a bassist.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Model

October 27, 2014
An über-rare version of an already elusive beast.
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Esoterica Electrica: Bending to Your Will—The Simple Little Rod

October 26, 2014
Simple in design yet crucial to a guitar’s playability, the truss rod gets its just due.
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Guitar Shop 101: Tips for Buying a Used Flattop

October 24, 2014
Thinking about buying a used flattop? These tips will help you avoid costly mistakes.
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Last Call: What Would Keith Do?

October 23, 2014
Can creating a stage persona make you a better musician?
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Ask Amp Man: Dean Markley Signature Series Amps

October 22, 2014
Clapton, Lifeson, and Summers used them, but 30 years later, these innovative amps are largely forgotten.
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Tone Tips: All About Monitoring

October 15, 2014
In-ears or wedges? Here’s how to get the best from both onstage.
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Tuning Up: The Most Underused Effect in Your Arsenal?

October 13, 2014
Next time you find yourself lusting after yet another piece of gear, try this experiment.
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Mod Garage: The Dick Dale Wiring

October 9, 2014
The unique wiring scheme behind the definitive surf sound.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Torrefied Woods—Don’t be Afraid

October 8, 2014
Is thermo-cured wood a lutherie fad or here to stay?
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