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Articles by Joe Coffey

DVD Review: "Alfred’s Pro Audio Series: Modern Live Sound"

March 15, 2011
Alfred’s Pro Audio Series: Modern Live Sound Alfred Many guitarists believe that analog is infinitely better than digital. Professional live sound, however, is not dictated by this mentality. Modern Live
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Book Review: "Q on Producing" By Quincy Jones with Bill Gibson

February 15, 2011
The 302-page book offers plenty of practical Q wisdom through his own words, those of co-writer Bill Gibson and those of a long list of notable collaborators like Phil Ramone and Paul Jackson, Jr.
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CD Review: Bob Marley & the Wailers - "Live Forever: The Stanley Theatre, PIttsburgh, PA, September 23, 1980"

January 17, 2011
Recently released for the first time, Live Forever is a two-disc set that documents Bob Marley’s last concert before cancer took his life eight months later.
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How to Hide New Gear from Your Significant Other

January 17, 2011
Some of the telltale signs of intercohabitative gear smuggling
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GALLERY: Ernie Ball Music Man Factory Tour

December 22, 2010
See how guitars and basses are made at Ernie Ball Music Man, and some of the historic instruments in their possession.
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The Guitarist’s Guide to Jam Sessions

December 21, 2010
Here are some of the more common types of players I’ve run into at a jam.
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Builder Profile: Ernie Ball Music Man

December 21, 2010
From its humble 1960s beginnings with Slinky strings to its paradigm-changing StingRay bass to its current stance as a respected manufacturer of guitars and basses that walk the fine line between tradition and innovation, Ernie Ball Music Man is a true American success story.
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Book Review: "Life" By Keith Richards with James Fox

December 21, 2010
Few autobiographies by guitarists have been—or will be—as important as this tome by the lead guitarist of one of the most significant rock bands ever.
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DVD Review: "Leo Fender's Telecaster - The Original Twang"

November 16, 2010
A documentary on the Telecaster and its impact on modern music
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Shure SM27 Microphone Review

November 16, 2010
Will the SM27 replace the trusty 57?
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