Friedman Amps

August Issue

Country

ARTICLES

Cosmic Country: A Bad Case of the Bends

April 4, 2015
From crying pedal-steel sounds to aggressive, bluesy squeals, bending a string is all about feeling.
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Cosmic Country: Ghost (Notes) in the Machine

January 17, 2015
One of Nashville’s young guns offers a primer on an essential technique.
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Twang 101: 6 Essential Pedal-Steel Bends

November 8, 2014
These finger-twisting licks are guaranteed to raise your twang factor.
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Pluck ’Em! A Crash Course in Country Guitar

September 20, 2014
Grab a Tele and dig into this comprehensive look at the art of twang.
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Twang 101: 8 Essential Double-Stop Licks

August 30, 2014
Here’s a handful of snappy licks that will help get you through your next gig.
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Twang 101: Travis Picking Essentials

October 19, 2013
Learn about the basic elements of Travis picking and learn how to apply this technique to songs you already know.
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Twang 101: Bending Through a Scale

August 31, 2013
Snake your way up and down the neck while using subtle, but effective, bends to imply different harmonies.
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Media Review: 100 Country Guitar Lessons

August 12, 2013
Dig deep into all things twangy with the country guitar edition of Hal Leonard's new 100 Lessons series.
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Staff Picks: Down Home

August 1, 2013
PG editors and Tele master Guthrie Trapp discuss country classics.
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Rig Rundown - Vince Gill & Paul Franklin

July 31, 2013
Vince Gill and Paul Franklin discuss the gear they used when recording Bakersfield.
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