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June 2010

ARTICLES

Why Can’t We Be Friends?

May 18, 2010
Why can''t guitar players and bass players exist in perfect harmony? And why each should pay attention to the other''s gear.
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Jens Ritter Instruments Princess Isabella Baritone Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
German master bass luthier Jens Ritter''s first electric guitar, the Princess Isabella baritone jazz solidbody, is reviewed.
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JamHub TourBus Review

May 18, 2010
The largest version of JamHub''s silent practice solution, the TourBus, is reviewed.
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Black Mesa Guitars

May 18, 2010
Black Mesa''s Logicaster shows off luthier Clint Dougherty''s TorsionLogic neck mount design
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1974 Gibson J-50 Deluxe Binding Decay, Part 2

May 18, 2010
Finishing the binding trimming project
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Lydian Tuning: Advanced Concepts for the Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist

May 18, 2010
Shifting the Tonic: Advanced Concepts for the Acoustic Fingerstyle Guitarist
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Guild JF-55

May 18, 2010
Valuing a ''90s Guild 12-string and a look at the company''s history
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Schecter Solo-6 Custom Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
Schecter''s Solo-6 Custom, a classic-looking guitar with extra features, is reviewed.
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1965 Fender Jazzmaster

May 18, 2010
A true bedroom beauty, this Jazzmaster was uncovered after 42 years of non-use just miles from Premier Guitar headquarters.
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Small Builders with Big Problems

May 18, 2010
Why small gear builders are struggling, and how some are coping
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Gibson Slash Appetite Les Paul Electric Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
Gibson''s high-end recreations of Slash''s famous Les Paul copy is reviewed.
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Does Speaker Impedance Affect Tone?

May 18, 2010
When using different ohm cabs with a head, does the impedance make a tonal difference?
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1965 Gibson SG in Pelham Blue Serial No. 505348

May 18, 2010
An early SG in the popular custom color Pelham Blue Poly
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Building Chops: Left-Hand Strength and Coordination

May 18, 2010
Legato Exercises for Increasing Left-Hand Strength and Coordination
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Tips for Prospective Buyers, Part 2

May 18, 2010
Etiquette to follow for a successful, stress-free purchase.
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Black Cat OD-1, Super Fuzz and OD-Fuzz Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Black Cat''s relaunched line of fuzz and overdrive pedals reviewed.
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Lâg Tramontane T400DCE Acoustic Guitar Review

May 18, 2010
The T400DCE, an acoustic with flexible electronics from French guitar company Lâg''s Tramontane line of steel strings, is reviewed.
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Hardwire CM-2 Tube Overdrive, DL-8 Delay/Looper and SC-2 Valve Distortion Pedal Review

May 18, 2010
Overdrive, delay, and distortion offerings of the Hardwire line of boutique-style effects are reviewed.
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It’s All in the Dynamics: How to Be a Great Solo Accompanist

May 18, 2010
How to accompany a singer without drowning them out.
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 3

May 18, 2010
Be prepared for your next session by getting your arsenal of amps down
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