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June 2009

ARTICLES

EWS Fuzzy Drive FD-1 Pedal Review

June 11, 2009
The Fuzzy Drive goes way beyond fuzz as a versatile box of effects
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Orange Upgrade, Part 2

June 3, 2009
Tim finishes is AD200 project with component selection and installation, then fires it up to hear his work
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Mastering a Multi-Fingered Tapping Technique

May 20, 2009
Multi-finger tapping has been employed by Steve Lynch and Jeff Watson. Learn how to do it yourself.
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Fender Custom '57 Twin-Amp Review

May 20, 2009
Fender''s Custom Shop ''57 Twin Reissue looks the part -- we see if it sounds the part.
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Carvin CS6M Electric Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
Carvin''s CS6M is a versatile, customizable tone machine with great build quality
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Speaker Loads and Overheating Amps

May 20, 2009
Jeff tackles a Sears Twin Twelve 1484 paired with mismatched ohms and a Crate that resets itself
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Greg Koch: Meeting the Gristle-Man

May 20, 2009
Greg Koch is a killer player and clinician for Fender. He talk gear and gigs.
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Sneak Peek: Mesa Boogie Electra-Dyne

May 20, 2009
A look at the features of Mesa Boogie''s new Electra-Dyne amp
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Getting Your Gear Fix in a Down Economy

May 20, 2009
You don''t have to give up buying gear as the economy slows -- you just have to be smarter about it
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WMD Geiger Counter Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
Traditionalists need not apply - the WMD Geiger Counter delivers extreme distortion
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The Shokunin School: Blending Art, Nature and Innovation

May 20, 2009
A look into the work of 5 Japanese-American builders: Toru Nittono, Tsuneyki “Tony” Yamamoto, Michihiro Matsuda and Hiro Miura, but we begin with Hideo Kamimoto
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Takamine Glenn Frey Signature EF360GF Acoustic Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
Takamine''s Glenn Frey Signature is a simple guitar that''s great for pop and folk
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Bi-Tonal Apreggios

May 20, 2009
Combining two arpeggios to create a desired chordal sound
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Crow Hill Guitars: La Paloma

May 20, 2009
A look at one of Erik Smith''s La Paloma, a natural beauty from Crow Hill Guitars
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5 Single-Coil Pickup Builders You Should Know

May 20, 2009
We talk with five pickup builders specializing in single coils: Pete Biltoft and Vintage Vibe Guitars, J.D. Prince of Van Zandt Pickups, Owen Duffy of O.C. Duff Pickups, Chris Kinman of Kinman Guitar Electrix, and Jerry Amalfitano of Amalfitano Pickups
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Flaxwood Liekki Electric Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
Can Flaxwood''s particle-based guitars live up to solid wood?
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DDYNA Music Co Thinman OD Overdrive Pedal Review

May 20, 2009
The DDyna Thinman OD is great for classic rock and stacking overdrives
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Skatterbrane Standard Humbucking Pickup Review

May 20, 2009
Skatterbrane''s Standard Humbuckers channel the special voicing of vintage PAFs
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Peekamoose Model 3 Electric Guitar Review

May 20, 2009
The Peekamoose Model 3 is versatile, well-designed and fun to say
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The Best $20 Ever Spent

May 20, 2009
8 ways $20 can save your life on tour
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