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April 2015
Joe Gore

Joe Gore

San Francisco-based Senior Editor Joe Gore has recorded with Tom Waits, PJ Harvey, Tracy Chapman, Courtney Love, Marianne Faithfull, Les Claypool, Flea, DJ Shadow, John Cale, and many other artists. His music appears in many films and TV shows, plus an incriminating number of jingles. Joe has written several thousand articles about music and musicians and has contributed to many musical products, including Apple’s Logic and GarageBand programs. In his spare time Joe produces the Joe Gore line of guitar effects and edits a geeky guitar blog (tonefiend.com).

ARTICLES

Supro Saturn Reverb Review

March 23, 2015
The smallest of the new-school Supros isn’t based on a vintage model, but it nails that punky, budget-box attitude.
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Recording Guitarist: Outlaw Recording Lessons

March 9, 2015
You won’t find better music production lessons than the illicitly leaked “Multitrack Masters” recordings. Just one problem: You’re not supposed to have them.
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Strymon Deco Tape Saturation & Doubletracker Review

February 19, 2015
Stunningly realistic emulations of tape-based effects.
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Veillette Avante Gryphon Review

January 20, 2015
It’s a mandolin. It’s a 12-string. No, it’s a do-it-all double-string zing machine.
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Recording Guitarist: A Mobile Recording Reality Check

January 16, 2015
Just how good can those tablet and phone recordings sound?
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The Recording Guitarist: Are You Ready for Your Close-Up—and Should You Be?

January 1, 2015
You’ve spent thousands of hours perfecting your ultimate tone. Now forget about it.
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Quick Hit: Killer Guitar Components Killer Compensated Claw

December 21, 2014
This replacement claw for vintage-style Strat tremolos provides a subtler, more Bigsby-like response.
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Park P45 Review

December 18, 2014
A handwired 45-watt head based on a mid-’60s British classic.
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Track Stars: New Tools for Recording Guitarists

December 16, 2014
There’s a lot of quality recording gear out there, but these recent products stand out with intriguing features you don’t see every day.
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The Recording Guitarist: Dances with Compressors

November 25, 2014
Compressors are easy to understand but often difficult to use. These tips can help.
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