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February 2009

ARTICLES

Cassandra Elk Designs Vootar

January 14, 2010
Designed by Klaus Voorman (Beatles Revolver cover) and sporting eight strings, the Vootar is unlike any we''ve ever seen.
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Pentatonic Tuning: C, F, C, G, A, D

February 16, 2009
Instructions for pentatonic tuning, and a tune to try it out.
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Peavey Custom Shop

February 2, 2009
For many musicians, Peavey has always been involved with our music making, in one way or another.
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The Big Audition

January 15, 2009
Advice on getting the big gig
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Tackling Treble Trouble

January 15, 2009
Jeff tries to tame some out-of-whack treble on a 1983 Marshall JCM 800 4210 Combo
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"Why Can't You Turn That Down?" An Interview with Steve Carey of FluxTone

January 15, 2009
FluxTone''s Steve Carey explains how their Variable Magnetic Technology allows you to retain your tone (and your relationships) when turning your amp down.
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Sneak Peek: Gary Kramer Guitars Crusader Series

January 15, 2009
A sneak peek into Gary Kramer''s latest product line: the Crusader Series
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Gretsch G6120SSC Brian Setzer Tribute

January 15, 2009
This souped-up Brian Setzer tribute Gretsch features his signature modifications
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Goodsell Black Dog 50 Review

January 15, 2009
The Black Dog serves up all the tone you can handle without having to tweak every knob to get it.
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Cicognani Brutus Live and 2x12 DP Cab Review

January 15, 2009
Cicognani Brutus Live offers unique tones from Italy
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Fender Custom Shop "Telemaster" Prototype

January 15, 2009
A Make''n Music exclusive: the Fender Custom Shop "Telemaster"
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Martin Winch: State of “Kashmir”

January 15, 2009
New Zealand''s Martin Winch talks about recording his acoustic version of Led Zeppelin''s Kashmir
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Out Front With Chris Duarte

January 15, 2009
Chris Duarte lives in the shadows of giants— constantly compared to SRV and Jimi. He sat down with us to talk about his gear and who he really is.
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Fuchs Clean Machine 150 Review

January 15, 2009
The Fuchs Clean machine is a dream amp for players who love pedals.
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The Return of the Hot Rod Guitar

January 15, 2009
As the modern custom shop comes full circle with its hot rod beginnings, we take a look at the movement’s early years.
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When Craft Becomes Art: The Destroy All Guitars Telstar

January 15, 2009
The Telstar combines the best of a Strat and Tele with great success. We talk to the builders and designers at Destroy All Guitars.
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Stomp School Q & A

January 15, 2009
Tom & Mike take reader questions on placing a boost pedal and waking a Boss 7-band EQ from the dead.
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1963 Fender Jazzmaster: Formulating Its True Identity

January 15, 2009
A ''63 Jazzmaster comes in for a refinish
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You Write, I Respond: Readers' Thoughts

January 15, 2009
A look at where bass players stand on vintage instruments
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