Articles by John Bohlinger

Witnessing Evolution

March 18, 2009
A look at how the internet has changed distribution for guitarists and other artists
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Hear Today, Gone Tomorrow

February 16, 2009
Like that little sensation you call hearing? Then protect your ears.
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Fun With Torture

January 15, 2009
Practical jokes to drive your bandmates crazy
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Chet Ties It All Together

November 17, 2008
Those seemingly useless riffs might just come back to you when you need them the most.
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Romanticizing the Drug Musician Mythos

October 15, 2008
Drugs and rock n''roll don''t have to go hand-in-hand
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Review: Hahn Model 228

September 15, 2008
Hahn''s 228 is a twangy Tele for the boutique crowd
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Quit Playing Guitar

September 4, 2008
Playing the same licks over and over? Read this.
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The Surreal McCoys - A Dose of Reality on Reality TV

September 1, 2008
This month, Sideman Survival columnist John Bohlinger takes us behind the scenes of his latest reality TV project.
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Let Your Freak Flag Fly

July 14, 2008
How being different can be exactly what a producer needs
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What Happened to Eddie's Tone?

June 15, 2008
Staring down the terrifying black-hole of over-tweaking.
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Stepping Out on Your Main Squeeze

May 15, 2008
How changing up your arsenal can stimulate your brain
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Big Gigs with Strangers

April 9, 2008
John Bohlinger lands a gig on an HDNet concert, and takes us along for the ride.
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Fear of Flying

March 11, 2008
Don''t let airline damage happen to you!
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Review: TC Electronic Nova Reverb

February 29, 2008
The NR-1 cuts through the mud
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Money Can't Buy Me Tone

February 15, 2008
Accoutrements and substance
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Review: TC Electronic G-Natural Multi-effects Processor

January 31, 2008
G-Natural’s ten effects put countless acoustic guitar sounds in reach
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January 14, 2008
Eat your vegetables -- it pays off
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Play, Don't Think

December 19, 2007
That little voice in your head is NOT your friend
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Auditions: Stress-Filled, Pay-Free Torture

November 21, 2007
Tips for auditioning like a pro
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Gig Burnout

October 29, 2007
The remedy: getting uncomfortable
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