Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Articles by Charles Saufley

Hallmark Guitars Johnny Ramone Guitar Review

May 17, 2011
No one ever mistook Johnny Ramone for Django Reinhardt. But while Johnny wasn’t the most technically adroit guitarist ever, it would be hard to overstate his impact on popular
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Rig Rundown - Luther Dickinson

May 11, 2011
PG's Charles Saufley is On Location at the Roxy in Hollywood, CA, where he catches up with North Mississippi Allstars and Black Crowes guitarist Luther Dickinson. In this segment, Luther Dickinson talks about the gear he's currently using on the North Mississippi Allstars' tour, which includes Fuch Amps, Gibson, Hagstrom, Epiphone, and Hofner hollowbody guitars, and Radial Engineering, Boss, and other guitar effects stompboxes.
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Fender Pawn Shop Series '51, '72, and Mustang Special Guitar Reviews

April 19, 2011
With their unusual, mutated features and configurations, Fender’s new Pawn Shop Series guitars—the ’51, ’72, and Mustang Special—pay homage to the spirit that made those guitars and thousands like them.
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CD Review: Kurt Vile - "Smoke Ring for My Halo"

April 19, 2011
With his hazy production predilections and a laconic vocal demeanor akin to basement Neil Young, Kurt Vile has a way of making the simplest folk-rock architecture beautiful, fresh, and darkly mysterious.
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Santa Cruz Don Edwards Cowboy Singer Guitar Review

April 19, 2011
The all mahogany-bodied, 12-fret, 00-sized Don Edwards Cowboy Singer perfectly embodies the balance between organic and exacting.
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GALLERY: Musikmesse 2011

April 13, 2011
New, cool, innovative, and oddball gear from Frankfurt''s Musikmesse show.
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TC Electronic TonePrint Flashback Delay and Looper, Shaker Vibrato, Vortex Flanger, and Corona Chorus Pedal Reviews

March 15, 2011
The TonePrint concept is about options and enabling curious guitarists to shop for sounds, check ’em out, and try new ones—almost like a sonic Netflix.
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Taylor Guitars Doyle Deluxe Acoustic Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
An acoustic/electric with a solid spruce top and laminated maple back and sides, and a slick, fast feel that will make any aspiring Doyle feel ready to roll.
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Fano Guitars JM6 Electric Guitar Review

February 15, 2011
A distressed and comfortable Jazzmaster-style instrument with gritty P-90s
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Stone Deaf FX PDF-1 Parametric Distortion Filter Pedal Review

February 15, 2011
The PDF-1 pays tribute to the Mastro Parametric Filter
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