Samick Motherlode

December 2014

Premier Blog

State of the Stomp: A Brief History of Time (-Based Effects)

August 13, 2014
The origins of flanging, chorusing, and echo.
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Tone Tips: Prepping to Tour

August 11, 2014
Advance planning for a lengthy tour will yield big dividends later on.
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Bottom Feeder: My $60 Blonde T-Style

August 6, 2014
Can you get a decent electric guitar for the price of a tank or two of gas?
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Last Call: Good for a Girl

August 5, 2014
Is there a female guitarist in your Top 10 Favorites list?
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Tuning Up: Jedi Solace for the Tortured Artist?

August 4, 2014
George Lucas brain scans and interviews with legendary novelists and Nobel-winning scientists are proving creativity junkies really do suffer for their art.
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Bass Bench: Introducing the Headless Bass

August 1, 2014
Once in a great while, true innovation rears its head. Or perhaps lack thereof.
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Ask Amp Man: Can My Fender Amp Sound More Like a Marshall?

July 31, 2014
Modding a ’80s Fender Concert for JTM-style tones.
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The Recording Guitarist: The ABCs of EQ

July 30, 2014
A really quick, really dirty intro to equalization.
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Vintage Vault: Late-’70s Mesa/Boogie Mark I and Mark II Combos

July 28, 2014
Travel back in time to celebrate the birth of high-gain guitar amplification.
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Staff Picks: Road Songs

July 27, 2014
Alice Cooper guitarist Nita Strauss joins the PG staff to talk about road-trip songs and current guitar obsessions.
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