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May 2014

Articles by Rebecca Dirks

Amp Miking Tips & Techniques

June 4, 2008
Sweetwater Productions Chief Engineer Chet Chambers shares some tips and techniques for getting the best sound out of your amplifier when you're getting ready to record.

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Stories from Seymour Duncan - First Pickup Repair

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan tells the story of the turn of events that led to his first pickup repair... the rest is history!

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Stories From Seymour Duncan - Creating Humbuckers

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan shares his story of working with Jeff Beck and developing the JB pickups.

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Stories From Seymour Duncan - Clapton's "Blackie"

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan shares his experience of working on "Blackie" and how different tolerance potentiometers change a guitar's tone.

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Stories From Seymour Duncan - Alnico Magnets

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan explains the differences in Alnico Magnets.

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Beyond the Blues Amp: Category 5 Amplification

April 2, 2008
There''s a new amp company that is positioning itself to take the blues scene by storm. In fact, Category 5 amps were originally made specifically for blues players. You''ve already heard
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Web Makeover for Music Man/Ernie Ball

March 26, 2008
Ernie Ball''s new website is more navigable and packs some interesting reading
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Gibson Entwined in Guitar Hero Suits

March 24, 2008
While we generally like to keep our news coverage confined to the realm of real guitars, Gibson''s legal entanglements with the Guitar Hero franchise are too big to ignore.
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From High-Tech to High-End: The Story of the Phoenix Guitar Company

March 12, 2008
George Leach is probably a lot like you. He says he’s “always” played the guitar, but spent years in a high-stress engineering job with Intel, as music wasn’t his
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Blackstar Amps: Pedigreed and Making Waves

February 13, 2008
Former Marshall designers'' amplifier company brings its Artisan amplifier line to the United States.
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