Samick Motherlode

December 2014

ARTICLES

Builder Profile: Seymour Duncan's Custom Shop Queen - Maricela “MJ” Juarez

July 25, 2013
Seymour Duncan Custom Shop Manager has wound pickups for a who’s-who of guitar gods—Clapton, Gibbons, Van Halen, Holdsworth, Harrison, and many more. But she’s revered for more than her tonal sensibilities.
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FU-Tone.com High Performance Titanium and Brass Bridge Package Reviews

June 18, 2013
By using stainless steel and titanium in critical parts of the unit, FU-Tone has indeed taken the Floyd Rose concept in several new directions.
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Blackstar Series One 100 Amp Review

November 18, 2009
The Series One 100 offers a variety of high-quality sounds at all volumes
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EVH Wolfgang Review

March 17, 2009
The EVH Wolfgang shines with pristine build quality and great playability.
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Trem Wars: The Whammy Arms Race

March 17, 2009
We take a look at the history of the whammy, from Bigsby to Fender, Floyd Rose and Kahler. A look at the origins of each major type of trem, and what each offers your playing.
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The Return of the Hot Rod Guitar

January 15, 2009
As the modern custom shop comes full circle with its hot rod beginnings, we take a look at the movement’s early years.
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Big Block Floyd Rose Tremolo Review

January 15, 2009
The Floyd Upgrades Big Block improves sustain and resonance, for not a lot of cash
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The Guitars of Randy Rhoads

September 16, 2008
Diaries of the Mad Axemen: The Woodshed Chronicles of the Guitars of Randy Rhoads
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The Making of Randy Rhoads' Famous Vs

September 15, 2008
Randy Rhoads left an indelible mark on the history of rock guitar. His musicianship continues to inspire guitarists around the world, even though officially his recorded work only exists
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