Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Premier Blog

Ask Amp Man: The Vibro Champ Voltage Mystery

February 13, 2014
Why do the schematics differ between two supposedly identical CBS-era Fender amps?
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Last Call: The Power of Dynamics

February 12, 2014
When you want to be heard, sometimes the best strategy is to turn down.
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On Bass: What the Funk?

February 11, 2014
Does funk come from your tone or your fingers?
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State of the Stomp: Power Corrupts, and Absolute Power Corrupts Absolutely

February 10, 2014
A properly powered pedal is a happy pedal. Learn how to keep your pedals happy.
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Staff Picks: Player's Prerogative

February 3, 2014
This month Zakk Wylde joins PG editors as we name the guitar we’re playing right now.
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Tuning Up: The Bluetooth Bastardizer™—the Hi-Tech Pedal for Neanderthals

February 3, 2014
PG's chief brainstorms an off-the-wall box based on an $80 after-market car stereo.
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Tone Tips: Don’t Let New Gear Stunt Your Creativity

January 31, 2014
It’s almost impossible to be creative while learning to use complex new gear. Here’s a better idea.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Install a Soundhole Pickup

January 27, 2014
Magnetic soundhole pickups have come a long way since they were introduced many decades ago. If you’re considering getting one, here’s how to install it the right way.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Keep an Open Mind When Guitar Shopping

January 22, 2014
When buying a new acoustic, it’s important to play many different models, ask a lot of questions, and let go of preconceived notions.
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