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Tuning Up: The Infantilization of Guitar (or “Hulk Fight Robot. Hulk RAD!”)

May 31, 2015
How to avoid dumbing-down your playing and honor the true spirit of your heroes.
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Bass Bench: Amplifying an Acoustic Bass Guitar

May 29, 2015
Why do most bassists opt for a contact pickup on their acoustic axe?
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Acoustic Soundboard: Putting Recently Outdated Guitars to Work

May 28, 2015
Vintage guitars continue to fetch high dollar, but there are true bargains to be had with recently used guitars.
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On Bass: Prep Like a Pro

May 26, 2015
Try a form chart to help you learn a song inside and out.
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Guitar Shop 101: Upgrade Your Tele with an Electrosocket Jack Mount

May 22, 2015
Does your Tele suffer from “wobbly jack cap” syndrome? Here’s a cheap and easy fix.
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State of the Stomp: The Myth of “Real” Guitar Tone

May 21, 2015
Once you’ve plugged in, you’re making electronic music. Deal with it.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 2002 Folk-Art Fender Strat

May 17, 2015
Can you get a good deal if you buy a guitar on the sidewalk?
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Mod Garage: Cleaning Up an Acoustic from the Inside!

May 15, 2015
You won’t believe some of the debris found in old acoustic guitars. Here’s how to get rid of it.
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