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Gallery: Bottom Feeder Reader's Edition

November 1, 2013
We asked to see your best bargain gear finds in the Bottom Feeder world—and what a wonderful world it is! Here are some of the cheap and unique instruments Premier Guitar readers are wheelin’ and dealin’ around the world.
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Deap Vally: Down with the Fuzz

October 31, 2013
Classically trained Lindsey Troy plugged in three years ago and quickly fell in love with her Fender Mustang and a Big Muff.
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Pearl Jam's "Lightning Bolt" Album Review

October 8, 2013
With several standout tunes and cohesive songwriting, Lightning Bolt is the band’s most focused record in more than a decade.


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GALLERY: Reader Pedalboards 2013, Part 2

October 2, 2013
From basic Boss to sonic psychosis, we bring you another installment of cool pedalboards from PG readers.
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Album Review: Deap Valley's "Sistrionix"

September 20, 2013
Angry, dirty, blues-rock through the fuzz of a woman scorned.
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Rig Rundown - Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan & Brian Cook

September 5, 2013
Premier Guitar heads into Steve Albini's Electrical Audio Studios in Chicago to catch up with Russian Circles' Mike Sullivan and Brian Cook during the recording of Memorial where the duo shows off their studio rigs and collection of boutique gear.
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Album Review: North Mississippi Allstars - "World Boogie Is Coming"

August 19, 2013
The Dickinson brothers are back with another album full of Southern-fried jams, dirty grooves, and some talk about snakes.
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Rig Rundown - Middle Class Rut's Zack Lopez

August 14, 2013
Middle Class Rut guitarist Zack Lopez discusses his new current live setup with a full band, as well as the three-rig configuration used for the two-man attack that MC Rut is known for, and demos his "simplified" rig.
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Summer NAMM '13 - EarthQuaker Devices The Depths and Arpanoid Demos

August 14, 2013
Check out Earthquaker Devices' newest pedals, The Depths Optical Vibe Machine and Arpanoid Polyphonic Pitch Arpeggiator.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Baudier Guitars V8 Demo

August 11, 2013
Visit the Baudier Guitars booth and learn more about their new V8 guitar.
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Summer NAMM '13 - Taylor 718e and 818e Grand Orchestra Demos

August 10, 2013
Check out Taylor's 718e and 818e Grand Orchestra guitars!
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Summer NAMM '13 - Vibrance Guitars

August 1, 2013
Check out Vibrance Guitars!
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Summer NAMM '13 - Z. Vex Effects Fuzz Factory 7, Fuzzolo, Channel 2 & Snow Box Noise Generator Demos

July 17, 2013
Hear demos of Z. Vex's newest effects pedals -- Fuzz Factory 7, Fuzzolo, Channel 2 Clean Boost, Snow Box Noise Generator.
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