Magnatone Giveawya

August Issue

Articles by James Egolf

Close Up The Honky Tonk: A Look at Pull-Strings

April 9, 2008
Although the term “B-Bender” refers to a specific string-bending mechanism developed in the sixties by Gene Parsons for Clarence White, it has since become an eponym, encompassing all of
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EBow Plus

April 9, 2008
Bereft of brightly colored enclosures, footswitches or 1/4” jacks, the EBow has remained unique among guitar effects by not acting like an effect at all. Instead, the EBow requires
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CustomGuitarGear: Jekeko Fixed Wah

April 9, 2008
"Parking" is the technique of moving your wah pedal to find a sweet spot, then stopping when you hear it; if you''re lucky, some muscular, snarly overdrive comes along.
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Henman-Bevilacqua S2

April 9, 2008
The folks at Henman-Bevilacqua know how to make a splash. At this year’s NAMM show, their booth – featuring white everything, including a pair of leather Mies van der
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Tubewonder Harmonic Control Amplifier

April 9, 2008
“I don’t know if that cabinet will work – the Tubewonder is kinda finicky about speaker cabinets,” offered the voice on the other end of the phone. It was
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Delay Shootout: TC Electronic, Eventide and EH

March 11, 2008
Every now and then, similar enough products are released within a short enough span to provide us with the opportunity to do a proper shootout. Recently, three major manufacturers
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Reinhardt SV 18 Head & Cab

February 15, 2008
For an amp originally produced for just two short years in the mid-sixties, the Marshall 1974X has spawned quite a bit of interest, inspiring everything from boutique amps based
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Carr Mini-Mercury

February 15, 2008
When the Carr Mercury was released, it quickly gained nearly mythical status amoung guitarists. Generally mentioned in the same breath as its price, the Mercury was nevertheless regarded as
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One With Everything: The Story of the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai

February 8, 2008
The question on everyone’s mind after seeing the Stereo Memory Man with Hazarai for the first time is, “What in the hell is Hazarai?” I was fortunate enough to
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Mama’s Little Baby Loves Catalinbread

January 30, 2008
After sourcing some small Hammond cases at the local Fry’s, Catalinbread’s own Nicholas Harris decided to see how much tone he could finagle out of the diminutive boxen, and in
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