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Articles by Jason Shadrick

Track Breakdown: Jimmy Herring - "Curfew"

October 30, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is on location at Manifold Recording in North Carolina where he catches up with guitarist Jimmy Herring and talks with him about some of the licks and riffs featured in one of his new songs, "Curfew."
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Rig Rundown - Devo

October 23, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is on location in Chicago, Illinois, at the Chicago Theater where he catches up with Devo's Bob Mothersbaugh and Bob Casale (Bob 1 and Bob 2). In this segment, both Bob's touring gear including their Ibanez guitars, Bob 1's custom potato guitar the 'Spudcaster,' their Fractal Audio Axe FXes, and the only the pedal in either rig -- the Ibanez Tube Screamer.
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Rig Rundown - Lindsey Buckingham

October 10, 2012

PG Jason Shadrick is on location checking out the gear that Lindsey Buckingham brings out on the road, including his #1 Turner Model One that he has used since the '70s.


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Album Review: Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola - "Not Getting Behind is the New Getting Ahead"

October 8, 2012
Charlie Hunter and Scott Amendola Not Getting Behind is the New Getting Ahead charliehuntermusic It’s almost unfair to call Charlie Hunter a guitarist. His musicianship far exceeds what mere mortals
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Rig Rundown - Jimmy Herring

October 3, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location at Manifold Recording in North Carolina talking gear with Jimmy Herring.
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Track Breakdown - Jimmy Herring "Bilgewater Blues"

September 26, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick catches up with guitarist Jimmy Herring and talks with him about some of the licks and riffs featured in one of his new songs "Bilgewater Blues".
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Album Review: The Reverend Peyton's Big Damn Band - "Between the Ditches"

September 6, 2012
As a guitarist, the Rev. has done his homework covering all the bases from Patton to Johnson.
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Rig Rundown - Aerosmith's Joe Perry and Brad Whitford

August 29, 2012
In this segment, we get to see Joe Perry's collection of touring gear and Brad Whitford take us through his rig.
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Rig Rundown - Zac Brown Band

August 22, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is on location checking out the live rigs of Zac Brown and his guitarists Clay Cook and Coy Bowles.
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Album Review: Jimmy Herring - "Subject to Change Without Notice"

August 10, 2012
A snapshot of a stylistically unmatched guitar giant who not only has chops galore, but knows when to take his foot off the gas and tug on your heartstrings with tone and taste.
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Studio Tour - Steve Vai's Harmony Hut

August 8, 2012
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PG's Jason Shadrick is on location in Steve Vai's backyard inside his personal recording studio dubbed the Harmony Hut. In this segment, we get to check out all the gear, speakers, EQ devices, and rackmount gear guitarist Steve Vai used to record his newest album -- The Story of Light.


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Higher Ground: A Look at Guitar in Higher Education

August 1, 2012
PG rounded up professors from some of the top guitar programs around to discuss how the role of the guitar in higher education has evolved and how best to prepare for taking the next step.
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Rig Rundown - Sonny Landreth

July 25, 2012
PG's Shawn Hammond catches up with slide master Sonny Landreth. In this Rig Rundown segment, Landreth shares his Strat mods and road amps, and demonstrates his favorite pedal combinations.
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Album Review: Pat Metheny - "Unity Band"

July 9, 2012
Pat Metheny Unity Band Nonesuch Records Over the course of a 30-plus year career, Pat Metheny has experimented with every possible combination of instruments you could think of. With his
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Interview: Stephane Wrembel

July 9, 2012
Combining a love for Pink Floyd, composer Howard Shore, and astronomer Carl Sagan, Stephane Wrembel exercises his compositional chops on his latest album, Origins.
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Film Review: The Punch Brothers - "How to Grow a Band"

June 8, 2012
"How to Grow a Band" reveals the journey that mandolinist Chris Thile took after Nickel Creek imploded under its own weight.
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Doc Watson Dies at Age 89

May 30, 2012
By combining traditional bluegrass with elements of gospel, blues and folk music Watson influenced countless guitarists of all genres.
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Rig Rundown - Johnny Winter

May 23, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick is On Location in Davenport, IA, Redstone Room where he catches up with legendary blues guitarist Johnny Winter where he talks about his vintage Gibson Firebird, Lazer guitar, Music Man 4x10 combo, and why he uses Chorus all the time.
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Ibanez GB300 George Benson Signature Guitar Review

May 23, 2012
Outside of a few minor tweaks in body shape, neck size and pickups, the essence of the GB remains.
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Rig Rundown - The Book of Mormon

May 12, 2012
PG's Jason Shadrick hits Broadway where he catches up Jake Schwartz who talks about the gear that he uses in the award winning musical The Book of Mormon.

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