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April 2015

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Vintage Vault: 1967 Gibson ES-335TD Pelham Blue

April 20, 2015
The classic double-cutaway thinline in glorious Pelham Blue.
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Ask Amp Man: Restoring a 1979 Fender Twin Reverb

April 19, 2015
A modded monster regains its former “glory.”
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Mod Garage: Telecaster Series Wiring

April 17, 2015
Get meatier Tele sounds without changing your pickups.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: The Humbucker’s Immortal Coil

April 15, 2015
To expose or not to expose your humbuckers, and a little history behind the question.
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State of the Stomp: Quiet Time

April 13, 2015
Simple techniques to banish pedalboard noise and hum.
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Bass Bench: A Funky Tool

April 10, 2015
Inspired by a Peter Gabriel session, Tony Levin’s Funk Fingers bring a drummer’s touch to the bass.
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Tuning Up: Shatner, Cat Parasites, and the Quest for Mastery

April 6, 2015
How science nerdery makes you a better musician than guitar-god worship.
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Ask Amp Man: Taming a Hiwatt DR-201

April 6, 2015
When it comes to super-powerful tube amps, can you have too much of a good thing?
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Recording Guitarist: In Search of Ancient Ambience

March 31, 2015
Cloning the otherworldly sounds of the Southwest’s ruins.
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Staff Picks: All in One?

March 30, 2015
In honor of our latest hot-rod issue, Ethan Tufts of Strymon Engineering joins us to riff on what kind of effects we’d like to put you know where.
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