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Articles by Jason Shadrick

Rig Rundown: Steel Panther's Satchel [2015]

June 24, 2015
The self-proclaimed “World’s Greatest Guitarist” details the tools he uses to power his unique brand of shock rock.
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Quick Hit: Epigaze Audio Neutrino

June 23, 2015
Eliminate signal loss with this powerful buffer/boost combo.
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Ibanez Eric Krasno EKM10T Review

June 19, 2015
Classic lines, quality workmanship, and versatile vintage-style pickups distinguish Eric Krasno’s semi-hollow signature model.
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David Torn: Alone at Last

June 4, 2015
The sonic adventurer and Bowie collaborator happily dissects his first album of solo-guitar material, a genre-defying, fuzz- and reverb-soaked mix of free-form expression—but don’t call it “experimental”!
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Quick Hit: Seymour Duncan 805

June 2, 2015
A versatile 808-style stomp that covers a lot of ground.
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Overdrive Overload: 6-Pedal Review Roundup

May 13, 2015
We see how far Way Huge, J. Rockett, Visual Sound, T-Rex, Sonic Fusion, and Svi Sound can push classic designs without losing their glorious, low-gain goodness.
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Quick Hit: Greer Amps Ghetto Stomp

May 11, 2015
Responsive vintage-style overdrive with gain to spare.
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Quick Hit: Danelectro '63 Dano

April 5, 2015
An incredibly playable reissue of Dano’s classic offset body style.
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Quick Hit: Demeter TGA-1-180D Mighty Minnie Review

March 6, 2015
Few—if any—100-watt heads pack this much power into such a convenient and portable format.
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Imagine Dragons’ Wayne Sermon: Life in the Fast Lane

March 2, 2015
A love of synth-like tones, simple melodies, and classic rock carries this former jazzbo to the big stages.
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The Punch Brothers’ Chris Eldridge and Chris Thile: Classically Blue(grass)

February 13, 2015
The progressive acoustic outfit teams up with a legendary producer to create the band’s most wildly interesting album yet, The Phosphorescent Blues.
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Quick Hit: Outlaw Effects Quick Draw Delay

January 27, 2015
A micro-sized, analog-voiced pedal that keeps things simple.
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'Nathan East: For the Record' Movie Review

January 12, 2015
A behind-the-scenes look at the low-end legend's career and the making of his latest solo album.
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Quick Hit: Mission Engineering V-Boost Red

December 22, 2014
Sweepable boost pedal lends power and tone shaping versatility.
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Quick Hit: Tone Ranger Bustier

December 10, 2014
A powerful one-knob boost that packs plenty of gain.
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Donna Grantis: Days (and Nights) of Wild

November 11, 2014
Prince’s 6-string foil takes us inside the heavy new 3rdEyeGirl album, PLECTRUMELECTRUM.
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Electro-Harmonix B9 Organ Machine Review

November 6, 2014
EHX stuffs an organ accompanist in a box with cool results.
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QuickHit: JamHub Tracker MT16

November 3, 2014
A convenient recording solution for capturing the energy of a live gig.
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Quick Hit: Ninebuzz Modal Buddy

October 1, 2014
This handy practice tool walks you through some important concepts.
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