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Articles by Adam Perlmutter

Tony Bruno Custom Amps Underground Custom Amp Review

March 15, 2011
The Underground Custom is an evolution of the Underground 30 that incorporates different capacitors and resistors, adds a Mid control, and includes a negative feedback loop that re-voices the amp significantly.
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Ibanez AFS80T Artcore Electric Guitar Review

March 15, 2011
A fully hollow, single-cutaway thinline with twin humbucking pickups and a Bigsby-type tailpiece
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Interview: Bruce Cockburn - Small Source of Comfort

March 3, 2011
Cockburn discusses his early years with the guitar and the gear and songwriting on his latest tour de force, "Small Source of Comfort"
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Schroeder Audio DB7 Amp Review

February 15, 2011
The 45-watt, 6L6-driven amp favored by Wilco''s Nels Cline
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The National: Playing With Metaphors

February 15, 2011
Guitarists Aaron and Bryce Dessner talk about how quirky direction from vocalist Matt Berninger, classical-guitar icon Benjamin Verdery, and vintage Jaguars and Sheratons figure into their deceptively simple tapestries of sound.
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The Tone God NerFuzz Pedal Review

February 15, 2011
A fully programmable, 100-percent analog fuzz box, the NerFuzz offers nine different parameters that can be tweaked to access tones ranging from the subtly overdriven to the chaotically distorted.
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Knaggs Guitars Choptank and Kenai Electric Guitar Reviews

February 15, 2011
Two solidbody boutique beauties from the former PRS designer''s new line of classic-inspired instruments
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Flaxwood 3S-T Haarii Special Electric Guitar Review

February 3, 2011
A semi-hollow alternative material guitar stocked with a P-90 and two single-coils
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Gibson Lou Pallo Signature Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

January 27, 2011
Gibson''s latest honors Les Paul''s right-hand man, and an incredible player in his own right, Lou Pallo. The instrument incorporates elements from both traditional Standard and Custom models, with some twists like the P-90 and Dirty Fingers pickup duo.
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Interview: Pierre Bensusan

January 17, 2011
The world-renowned fingerstyle guru talks about his new album, Vividly, breaking his effects addiction, and why he made DADGAD his go-to tuning more than 30 years ago.
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