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Articles by Larry Fishman

Saddle Up, Amigo

September 5, 2012
We’ll now look at the specific elements in the amplification signal chain in more detail.
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Trial by Fire: Your First Pub Gig

June 8, 2012
Holding your excitement in check, you pack up your gear and head out for the club.
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Choosing Your Gear for a Pub Gig

March 9, 2012
Once upon a time, acoustic guitarists needed to haul a van’s worth of gear to a gig to amplify their instruments and vocals. Today’s sound-reinforcement gear is far more
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Context is Everything

December 20, 2011
By now you may be thinking, “What is this story doing in a column about acoustic amplification?” It has everything to do with understanding and choosing the right gear for the job.
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Amplifying a Solo Acoustic Performance

September 20, 2011
Equally important in making the proper choice is deciding on why you want to amplify in the first place.
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Acoustic Amplification, Pt. 1

July 19, 2011
A quick look at today’s guitar market shows that acoustic guitars are still outselling electric guitars, and that roughly half of the acoustics being sold have pickup systems already installed by the manufacturer.
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