Giveaways January 2015

January 15

Articles by John Bohlinger

Air Schlep

October 8, 2012
Five years ago, I could carry a guitar on a jet 90 percent of the time. Now it’s 50 percent, at best.
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Global Peace Through Music

September 6, 2012
If all of the countries of the world can put away their petty differences every four years in order to play games with each other, why can’t they do it all the time?
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Tape VS. Pro Tools

August 10, 2012
He argued that tape machines don’t work better, musicians work better with tape.
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If It Ain't Got That Swing

July 9, 2012
Louis Armstrong and The Hot Fives recorded hot, swinging music that—for many connoisseurs— represents the birth of recorded jazz. Cut in the 1920s and distributed on 78s, the tunes
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Playing for the People

June 8, 2012
Think about the music that completely turns you on.
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Know How, Know When

May 11, 2012
I was in L.A. last week working on a project with philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen at his private studio.
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10 Tips for Summer Gigging

April 6, 2012
Because life on the road can be like walking a thin tightrope, Premier Guitar offers up some tried-and- true guidelines for the working musician.
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Tales From A B-Bender Freak

March 9, 2012
Left: A Forrest Lee Jr. T-style guitar equipped with a B-string bender. Right: The Lee bender mechanism. The B-Bender guitar became my white whale after Albert Lee introduced me
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Unoriginal? Join the Illustrious Club

February 10, 2012
Although these songs were fresh, hooky, and inventive, their titles were—like 75 percent of all music—derivative.
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Why You Should Record An Album

January 10, 2012
Here’s the story of the CD I cut a few months ago—and the happy results.
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