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Articles by Premier Guitar

Handmade Music Salon to Feature DIY Gear at Solid State Festival

June 21, 2011
In an age of shrink-wrapped, off-the-shelf music technology, a handful of inventors will introduce their own DIY creations for making noise.
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Martin Introduces OMM John Renbourn Custom Artist Edition Guitar

June 18, 2011
The Renbourn Artist Edition is inspired by Renbourn’s preference for orchestra model guitars and the original orchestra model guitar made by C.F. Martin & Co. in 1929.
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Dunlop Now Shipping Derek Trucks Signature Slide

June 17, 2011
Derek''s constant companion on this musical journey--a medicine bottle slide--has been replicated as the Derek Trucks Signature Slide.
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GoGo Tuners Introduces TT-1 Tuner

June 16, 2011
The clip-on tuner features both piezo and microphone tuning methods
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Schecter Announces New Avenged Sevenfold Models

June 16, 2011
Schecter Guitar Research is adding three models to Avenged Sevenfold’s Synyster Gates and Zacky Vengeance signature series guitar lines.
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Radial Engineering Releases TankDriver

June 15, 2011
The Radial TankDriver enables the user to use the spring reverb in a guitar amplifier and bring this unique effect into a recording system.
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July 2011 Staff Picks

June 14, 2011
As guitarists, we’re all on an endless search for just the right tone to inspire our musical muse. This month, our PG editors—along with Megadeth’s Chris Broderick—talk about what tones make them turn their heads.
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July 2011 Letters

June 14, 2011
Readers respond to the June 2011 issue.
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Gibson Releases 50th Anniversary Robby Krieger SG

June 14, 2011
It features a pair of humbucking pickups with phase switching and a Maestro Vibrola with vintage-style “Lyre” tailpiece.
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Epiphone Reissues '61 Casino

June 14, 2011
Introduced in 1961, the original Casino had unique features that ultimately were never offered beyond that first year.
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Gibson Unveils Nighthawk 2011

June 13, 2011
The quilted-maple-top Gibson USA Nighthawk features double-black, open coil BB1 neck and BB2 bridge pickups with a Ceramic 8 blade middle pickup
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Eastwood Guitars Introduces Airline Bighorn Guitar

June 3, 2011
This new model draws inspiration from the original Montgomery Wards student guitars of the 1960’s, but is delivered in the form of a professional grade modern instrument.
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Gibson Introduces Les Paul Studio Baritone Guitar

June 3, 2011
The Les Paul Studio Baritone is a 28" scale length guitar designed for lower tunings used in today''s modern rock, thrash, and metal.
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Gibson Releases Buckethead Les Paul Studio Guitar

June 3, 2011
The guitar features arcade-sytle kill switches, and oversized chambered body, and a 27" scale length.
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Boss Launches Loop Station World Championship 2

June 2, 2011
The result could be a trip to the U.S. finals in Hollywood, California, where the top looper will earn $3,000 in BOSS gear and a spot in the international championship at Musikmesse 2012 in Frankfurt, Germany.
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Black Mesa Introduces Spectra Guitar

June 1, 2011
The Spectra delivers cool retro looks, classic tone and modern top-shelf hardware and construction.
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PG Pickup Party Calendar

May 31, 2011
Premier Guitar and various pickup manufacturers are giving away over 40 sets of pickups in the month of June on PremierGuitar.com with Pickup Party 2011! Check out the interactive calendar
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Mod Kits DIY Unveils ThunderDrive Deluxe Overdrive Pedal

May 31, 2011
The ThunderDrive Deluxe is an overdrive pedal kit that provides a strong clean signal boost in the early gain settings and smooth distortion at maximum gain settings.
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Breedlove Announces 2011 Breedlove Festival

May 31, 2011
The 2011 Breedlove Festival will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2011 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., featuring special performances, clinics, and a guitar playing competition.
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SKB Introduces 1SKB-FN-8 FootNote

May 26, 2011
Featuring a built-in 5W combo amp designed by legendary amp designer Gary Sunda and a 6" Eminence speaker, the 1SKB-FN-8 FootNote is like no other pedalboard on the market.
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