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ARTICLES

Boss ME-80 Guitar Multiple Effects Review

January 20, 2014
This affordable, battery- or DC-powered multi-effector is a sonic smorgasbord for guitarists on the go.
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Tone Tips: Getting Heard, Not Buried

December 9, 2013
Rig tips to ensure your tone is heard loud and proud by both you and the audience.
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Michael Bloomfield's "From His Head to His Heart to His Hands" CD/DVD Box Set Review

December 8, 2013
Essential for Bloomfield freaks, Head, Heart, Hands will also move anyone fascinated with the collision of rock, blues, and folk music in the turbulent 1960s.
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Crazy Tube Circuits Pin Up Review

December 6, 2013
An octave fuzz that makes even humble rigs sound monstrous.
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Blackstar LT Dual and LT Boost Review

December 5, 2013
Two Blackstar pedals offer nuanced shades of “oomph.”
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Neil Young's "Live at the Cellar Door" Album Review

December 5, 2013
Young's songs stripped bare reveal a songwriter at his height.
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Blackstar LT Drive, LT Dist, and LT Metal Reviews

December 3, 2013
Three new pedals from Blackstar offer powerful and dynamic distortion at bargain prices.
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Guitar Tracks: Cleaning a Mix

December 3, 2013
Get your mix ready for prime time with these handy editing and filtering techniques.
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Tuning Up: Checking in on the Yoga Kittens

December 2, 2013
PG’s editor in chief takes stock of his 2013 New Year’s resolutions.
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Modern Builder Vault: Lowland Guitars

December 2, 2013
Handmade guitars from the Netherlands.
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Mogwai's "Rave Tapes" Album Review

December 1, 2013
The group’s sophomore effort for Sub Pop goes deep into sonic space.
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Fishman TriplePlay Review

November 29, 2013
A self-contained MIDI guitar system with excellent tracking and minimal installation hassles.
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Guitar Shop 101: Safe Ways to Clean Your Guitar's Finish

November 29, 2013
When caring for a guitar, your first line of defense is to wipe down its neck, strings, and body after you play. But that’s just the beginning.
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Lust for Power

November 28, 2013
How Marshall went to hell and back to create their first 100-watt amp.
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On Bass: Layering the Low End

November 28, 2013
Two basses on one song? The technique is more common than you may think.
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Rush's "Clockwork Angels Tour" CD/DVD Review

November 27, 2013
A nine-piece string ensemble joins the group on the Clockwork material, as well as on a few older Rush chestnuts (“YYZ” and “Red Sector A”).
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Retronix R-800B Bass Review

November 26, 2013
A remarkably affordable 4-string that delivers everything from quirky retro tones to vintage warmth and modern slap sounds
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State of the Stomp: How Space Can Save Your Pedalboard

November 26, 2013
Making space to master your pedalboard.
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Jim Campilongo: Dreams and Definitions

November 25, 2013
Inspired by Miles Davis and jazzed by his new trio, the Tele master expands his voice on Dream Dictionary.
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Esoterica Electrica: Remake or Remodel?

November 25, 2013
Sometimes a guitar’s visual mojo eclipses its sonic capabilities.
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