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May 2014

Premier Blog

State of the Stomp: Harmonic Convergence, Pt. 1

April 22, 2014
Understanding how guitars and strings produce sound is the first step to understanding the physics of distortion.
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Ask Amp Man: Removing Output Tubes to Reduce Power

April 21, 2014
Want to reduce the power in an amp with four output tubes? Here’s how to do it right.
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Mod Garage: 7 Tele Bridge Pickup Alternatives

April 18, 2014
Tired of twang? Inject your T-style with new life.
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On Bass: Let's Go Amp Shopping

April 14, 2014
In the market for a new bass rig? Before you plunk down the coin, ask yourself a few questions.
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Esoterica Electrica: Pawnshop Plywood Chic Comes of Age

April 13, 2014
The “mystery wood” warriors of yesterday and today.
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Last Call: From Front of House

April 11, 2014
Get some sound advice from award-winning live mixer, Wayne Pauley.
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The Recording Guitarist: Impulse Control—Mastering Fake Spaces

April 10, 2014
Impulse responses can make your guitar sound like it was recorded anywhere.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Douglas T-Style

April 8, 2014
This budget T-style sounds good and offers unusual flexibility by letting you string it up two ways.
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Acoustic Soundboard: CNC Technology in Guitar Making

April 4, 2014
Mark Dalton explains why the CNC machine is the most important tool in his small operation.
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Tone Tips: Guitarists—Be Yourself

April 1, 2014
Is being a jack-of-all-trades guitarist really going to get you where you want to be?
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