August

Articles by James Egolf

Port City Dual Fifty & Wave Cabinet

November 9, 2007
Not to make light of what can be a crippling emotional issue, but I have been known to suffer from a very mild form of agoraphobia, which, when translated
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A Day at the Races: Hamer Talladega

November 9, 2007
This review of the Hamer Talladega has ended up being rather difficult to write – certainly more difficult than expected. After all, I have been a fan of Hamer
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Mesa Boogie: Born to Boogie

October 18, 2007
Old and new Boogies, we get the scoop from Petaluma.
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Blues Lick Factory

October 10, 2007
Blues Lick Factory is a blues-specific supplement to Jesse Gress’ popular Guitar Lick Factory instructional book. This time around Jesse uses what he refers to as pickup modules, which
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Line 6 Pocket POD

October 10, 2007
Line 6 set the guitar world on its collective ear when they unleashed the original POD in 1997. At the time, walking into any recording studio, guitar shop or
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Electro-Harmonix Soul Preacher

October 10, 2007
My dad always used to say, “Son, some people drive Fords and some people drive Chevys.” I have no idea what that says about me and my rusted-out ‘68
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The Boston Tone Party

October 10, 2007
Premier Guitar Festivals: Boston Wrap-Up Guitarists from all over the Northeast joined us September 15th and 16th for our first ever Premier Guitar Festival. If you couldn’t make it,
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Oh Henry! Gibson's Les Paul BFG

October 10, 2007
Mr. Henry Juszkiewicz, Gibson’s CEO, runs a tight ship, as evidenced by our August 2007 cover story on the Custom Shop, which has been generating quite a stir on
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Most Recognizable Guitars

September 19, 2007
A few MIA''s, but overall a good list
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Subdecay Noise Box and Liquid Sunshine Pedal Reviews

September 10, 2007
Noise Box Harmonic Frequency Generator There are many types of tone freaks in this world. Some people love the vintage tones from the days of yore. Some folks rely
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Sonic Research ST-122 Turbo Tuner

September 10, 2007
We’re an odd lot around here. When a really high-end piece shows up for a review – last month’s Moonstone Vulcan Extreme, for instance – everyone seems intimidated at
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George L’s Cable Kit

September 10, 2007
About a month ago, three of us traveled from Premier Guitar HQ to catch alt-country rockers, Wilco, and Nels Cline’s prodigious use of effects inspired me to revisit the
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Chattin' with Mr.335: Larry Carlton

September 10, 2007
From studio sessions to jazz heroics, Larry Carlton does it all. An interview with the man whose guitar is as famous as he is. Larry Carlton is one of
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65 Amps: the SOHO

September 10, 2007
Peter Stroud is a modern renaissance man; in addition to being Sheryl Crow’s guitarist, he and his business partner Dan Boul are the proprietors of 65Amps. He is also
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New Solidbody Electric from Taylor

September 4, 2007
Taylor has a new solidbody electric guitar in the works!
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CD Reviews: Megadeth, B. Walton, Dropkick Murphys, K. Loureiro

August 30, 2007
We let four new CDs spin and give you the lowdown: Dropkick Murphys, Kiko Loureiro, Megadeth, and the Billy Walton Band.
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Picking Out a Pedalboard

August 23, 2007
After you''ve bought an armload of pedals, what to do?
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The Sound of Silence

August 8, 2007
Updated information and statistics on the ever-present problem of musician hearing loss.
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Her Majesty's Tone Request

August 8, 2007
British boosters go for a test drive
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Moonstone Vulcan Custom Extreme

August 8, 2007
Lavishly beautiful, unbeatable tone, staggering price tag - that we would gladly pay!
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