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Articles by John Bohlinger

Is the Album Extinct?

March 11, 2010
Is the popularity of music downloads making finding hidden gems in an album a thing of the past?
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The Cult of Tone

March 11, 2010
How Vanity, Iconography, and Chance Dictate Six-String Spirituality
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Stealing Our Music Bit by Bit

February 11, 2010
How modern digital music formats are literally removing content from our songs
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Faith, an Eel and the Sneaky Bastard

January 14, 2010
Faith Hill falls victim to a prank on tour.
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Saved By Headhunters

December 17, 2009
An opening act saves the day when John runs into trouble headlining a festival.
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Ultimate Ears 4 Pro Series Custom Monitors Review

December 17, 2009
Ultimate Ears 4 Pro Series offers the perfect solution for professionals looking for high-quality in-ear monitors
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Copping Kid Rock

September 18, 2009
John Bohlinger''s last minute gig results in an all-night recording session to nail a Kid Rock song
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The Bass-ics

August 19, 2009
Want to succeed at bass? Be ok with playing simple.
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The Art of the Dumb Guitar

July 22, 2009
Ever wonder why TV music always seems to consist of simple riffs rather than complicated, intricate melodies? John Bohlinger clues us in to the reasons why.
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Just Wood and Wire

June 17, 2009
Simplifying your gigs by going acoustic
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A Race to the Bottom

May 20, 2009
At an outdoor bluegrass jam in Indiana I saw a woman in her late eighties, a friend of my wife, playing an honest-to-God, prewar Martin D45. I asked her if
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Legends & Lyrics

April 21, 2009
Working with legendary songwriter, Lamont Dozier and Justin Hayward
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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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