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Articles by Max Mobley

Builder Profile: Carvin

August 9, 2011
The company has carved its niche in the industry as a manufacturer of US-made instruments and amps that can be had at a fraction of the cost of their counterparts.
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Interview: Martin Barre - Taking Aqualung on the Road

June 29, 2011
The Jethro Tull guitarist discusses his tools of the trade, touring, and how his first take recording of the Aqualung solo was almost interrupted by Jimmy Page.
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Totally Wycked Audio Triskelion TK-1 Pedal Review

April 19, 2011
Download Example 1 Radio - Fender American Strat Download Example 2 Heavy - Ibanez Saber Download Example 3 Heavy Parked - Ibanez Saber Clips recorded with Blackstar HT40 emulated
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Rick Turner: The Father of Boutique Guitars

December 21, 2010
How the Grateful Dead, 19th-century Johann Georg Stauffer acoustics, and Lindsey Buckingham’s fried Hiwatts inspired Rick Turner to create his legendary Model 1 electric—and single-handedly establish the boutique guitar industry.
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Sweetwood Custom Comet Electric Guitar Review

December 10, 2010
A well-built boutique take on the classic maple-mahogany combination.
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Jam Pedals Custom Multi-Pedal Review

November 12, 2010
Jam''s artsy multi-effects unit combines the Dyna-ssor, TubeDreamer+, and Delay Llama into one boutique stomper.
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Lightfoot Labs Goatkeeper GK3 Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
One-of-a-kind tremolo with non-traditional sounds
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T-Rex Mudhoney II Pedal Review

October 20, 2010
Dual overdrives for more flexibility
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Builder Profile: Rick Turner on Henman Guitars and the Buddy Holly Guitar Foundation

October 14, 2010
Legendary luthier Rick Tuner details his latest projects
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