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Articles by Joe Coffey

April Book & DVD Reviews

March 17, 2009
This month: Dave Sanborn: Live at Montreux 1984, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Iggy Pop: Lust For Life, Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley, Gibson Amplifiers 1933-2008: 75 Years of the Gold Tone
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50 Winters Later: A Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper

March 17, 2009
Inside the tribute concert for Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper
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10 Best Digital Recorders for Guitarists

February 16, 2009
A look at 10 digital recorders that''ll make your life a lot easier
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Holly, Valens, Richardson Remembered: 50 Winters Later

February 5, 2009
Clear Lake, IA (February 5, 2009) - Exactly "50 Winters Later," musicians, relatives and music fans from around the world gathered at the Surf Ballroom in Clear Lake, IA to
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From NAMM: Marshall MG Series

January 15, 2009
Marshall''s breakfast serves up two helpings of rock, courtesy Doug Aldrich and Kerry King, with the help of Marshall''s new MG Series
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Sound Check 2009

January 15, 2009
“Hot-rod” is a verb as well as a noun. It describes the act of making your guitar your guitar—either by giving it a new look, a new sound or some
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10 Easy Hot Rod Tweaks

January 15, 2009
Ten ways to spice up your guitar without hacking it up.
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Inside Peavey: An Interview With Hartley Peavey

December 16, 2008
Hartley Peavey discusses Peavey''s history, their new amp custom shop and modeling ventures, and his contemporary Jim Marshall.
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New Amps from the 2009 L.A. Amp Show

November 11, 2008
We''ve got the scoop from Goodsell, Soultone, Blackstar, Egnater, Red Iron and Bogner
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Peter Mayer Interview

November 11, 2008
Jimmy Buffett’s lead player talks about his gig and his rig
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Are You Experienced: New Guitars and Amps from PRS

October 15, 2008
Joe Coffey''s back from Experience PRS with the lowdown on their new guitars and, yes, amps
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PG Experience: Exclusive George Lynch Videos

September 15, 2008
Step Into the World of George Lynch
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Berkley Rock City

August 15, 2008
How Bruce Egnater and his loyal crew are redefining boutique
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TC Electronic's Nova Series Hits the Floor

July 30, 2008
TC Electronic''s Nova line returns the company to its guitar-centric roots.
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How to Build a PRS Guitar

July 30, 2008
All-Access Tour of the PRS Factory
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Builder Profile: Santa Cruz Cuts to the Chase

July 8, 2008
Bringing back classic shapes and building techniques
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Summer NAMM Wrap-Up

June 25, 2008
Brent Mason and PG''s Trent Salter Nashville, TN (June 25, 2008) -- For many people, going to a trade show is like pulling teeth. Luckily, we''re not a dental
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Premier Guitar Fights Floods

June 16, 2008
Come Hell or High Water...
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Planet Waves Modular Snake System Review

May 15, 2008
Planet Waves'' Modular Snake System simplifies and organizes setups with multiple types of cables.
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The Inventor of the Virtual Strobe Tuner

May 1, 2008
Video interview with Mike Skubic of Peterson Tuners
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