Samick Motherlode

December 2014

ARTICLES

Interview: Earl Slick on David Bowie's "Next Day" Sounds

March 6, 2013
Slick discusses working with Bowie for most of his adult life, what to expect from a Bowie album, and what gear he''s digging on at the moment.
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How Steve Vai's Ibanez JEM Revolutionized the "Super Strat"

August 8, 2012
From its mind-blowing 1987 launch to today, we recount the innovations found in Vai''s signature Ibanez and how today''s young shredders are modifying their own.
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Tone Down Under: A Brief History of Vintage Australian Tube Amps

September 14, 2010
A look at the history of Goldentone, Rex, Eminar, Moody, Maton, and other early Australian amp builders
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