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August Issue
Jason Shadrick

Jason Shadrick

Since attending a Dave Matthews Band concert as a teenager, Jason has been into all things guitar. An Iowa native, Jason has degrees in Music Business from Minnesota State-Mankato and Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa. Since then, he has spent time doing everything from promotion at an indie music label to organizing guitar workshops all over the country. Currently, Jason lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

ARTICLES

Rig Rundown: Queen's Brian May

July 23, 2014
The British guitar hero talks to us about building Red Special with his dad and his preference for sixpence coins, while his longtime guitar tech dishes the dirt on his pile of AC30s.
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Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s Top 5 Pedals

July 22, 2014
The veteran blues guitarist names his most essential stompboxes.
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Quick Hit: Lovepedal Hi Volt

July 11, 2014
The Michigan boutique stompbox shop’s latest is a high-gain monster with extensive EQ controls.
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Phish's "Fuego" Album Review

June 20, 2014
The Vermont quartet's twelfth LP might be their best studio effort since Billy Breathes.
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Exclusive Stream of Eric Johnson's "Europe Live"

June 17, 2014
The Strat master offers his take on each track from his latest live album.
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Quick Hit: Hotone Opto Tremolo

June 6, 2014
A large palette of tremolo tones in a tiny package.
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Exclusive Preview of Eric Johnson’s "Europe Live"

June 3, 2014
The legendary guitarist gives us a preview of his latest live album and talks about his new approach in the studio.
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String Cheese Incident: Mile-High Melting Pot

May 22, 2014
The Colorado sextet perfect their multi-genre approach with a new album produced by a Talking Head.
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Electro-Harmonix Soul Food Review

May 6, 2014
An affordable, dynamic OD inspired by one of the most legendary overdrives ever.
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'Johnny Winter: Down and Dirty' Movie Review

May 2, 2014
A surprisingly honest depiction of the blues legend's rise to glory, including his troubled years and his journey back from the edge.
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