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ARTICLES

Interview: Drive By Truckers' Patterson Hood - "Go-Go Boots"

April 11, 2011
Premier Guitar talks to Patterson Hood about the inspiration for the new Drive-By Truckers album, why he recently switched from the Goldtop to an SG, and the beauty of taking a simple approach to tone.
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After the Fall: The State of the Vintage Guitar Market

July 22, 2009
At the vintage market’s peak, guitars were one of the sexiest investments around. Now, two years later and 30 percent lower, what’s in store for the vintage market?
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Interview: The Burst Brothers on Today's Market

July 22, 2009
To evaluate the state of the vintage guitar market, Adam interviews the Burst Brothers, experts on the subject.
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Peavey Vypyr Tube 60 Combo Amp Review

June 30, 2009
Peavey''s Vypyr boldly goes where no modeling amp has gone before
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Cole Clark Fat Lady 1AC Acoustic Guitar Review

June 17, 2009
Eco-friendly bunya makes the Cole Clark Fat Lady sing—and loudly!
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5 Single-Coil Pickup Builders You Should Know

May 20, 2009
We talk with five pickup builders specializing in single coils: Pete Biltoft and Vintage Vibe Guitars, J.D. Prince of Van Zandt Pickups, Owen Duffy of O.C. Duff Pickups, Chris Kinman of Kinman Guitar Electrix, and Jerry Amalfitano of Amalfitano Pickups
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DDYNA Music Co Thinman OD Overdrive Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
The DDyna Thinman OD is great for classic rock and stacking overdrives
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Wireless Systems and the Digital Conversion

April 30, 2009
Have you heard the rumors that your wireless system won’t work come June, or that it will be illegal? We set the story straight.
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Xotic Effects Robotalk 2 Pedal Review

April 21, 2009
Xotic Effects' Robotalk 2 is a pro-grade envelope filter.
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5 Resonator Builders You Should Meet

March 17, 2009
A look at Beard Guitars, Crafters of Tennessee, Rayco Resophonics, S.B. MacDonald, and Terraplane Resonator Guitar Co.
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GarageBand '09 Review

March 4, 2009
Apple’s newest version of GarageBand features the same intuitive interface with some new features that will interest guitarists of all stripes.
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Hermida Audio Zendrive, Zendrive 2 and Mosferatu Review

February 18, 2009
Hermida Audio''s trio of overdrives deliver tone that lives up to their reputation
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Out Front With Chris Duarte

January 15, 2009
Chris Duarte lives in the shadows of giants— constantly compared to SRV and Jimi. He sat down with us to talk about his gear and who he really is.
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5 Hot Rodders You Should Meet

January 15, 2009
We talk to Jim Cara, Lee Garver, Lindy Fralin, Ken Warmoth and Sara Ray about what they do and what the term Hot Rod means to them
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Remembered: Ron Asheton

January 12, 2009
Stooges’ guitarist, Ron Asheton, was a true rock pioneer, despite the mainstream’s lack of approval. We remember the guitarist who (eventually) gave us punk, metal and everything heavy.
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Roger and Me: A conversation with Roger Mayer

December 16, 2008
The man behind the tones of Jimi, Beck, Page and countless other Octavia users talks about the past and future of effects.
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Normandy Chrome Archtop Guitar

December 16, 2008
The Normandy Chrome Archtop is a solid guitar with a great sound that just happens to be metal.
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10 Best iPhone Apps for Guitarists

December 16, 2008
10 ways to make that shiny new iPhone work for your guitar
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Danelectro Cool Cat Fuzz, Transparent Overdrive and Vibe Reviews

December 16, 2008
Danelectro Cool Cat pedals offer tone on a budget. We look at the Fuzz, Transparent Overdrive and Vibe.
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5 Tele-Style Builders You Should Know

December 16, 2008
We talk to Ron Kirn, Rick Kelly, Chihoe Hahn, Bill Crook and Jay Monterose about building boutique Tele-style guitars.
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