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July 2014

ARTICLES

Logidy EPSi Review

June 16, 2014
A powerful sound-design tool—now on your pedalboard!
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Keeley Seafoam Chorus Review

June 12, 2014
Lush modulation and faux-Leslie tones that may just convert even longtime chorus haters.
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Quick Hit: MXR Echoplex Preamp Mini-Review

June 9, 2014
This Echoplex preamp in stompbox form can enhance dynamics and adds organic-sounding dirt.
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Forgotten Heroes: Bruce Langhorne

June 9, 2014
You may not know his name, but “Mr. Tambourine Man” helped pioneer ’60s folk-rock with his amplified Martin flattop.
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Hermida Audio Dover Drive Review

June 8, 2014
Can a tube-less Tube Driver-inspired overdrive duplicate the smooth sensitivity of the original?
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Quick Hit: Hotone Opto Tremolo

June 6, 2014
A large palette of tremolo tones in a tiny package.
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Quick Hits: Mooer LoFi Machine

June 5, 2014
Deconstruct your tone—or evoke vintage keys—with this sonic wrecking ball.
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State of the Stomp: The Beauty of a Loop

June 4, 2014
Why not put the stompboxes you use only occasionally in a set on a single effect loop?
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The War on Drugs: Driving Music for the American Dreamscape

June 3, 2014
Gear fiend Adam Granduciel talks about classic song structures and how ethereal sonics guided the creation of Lost in the Dream.
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Tuning Up: 4 “Horrible” Guitarists You Should Shut-Up and Learn From

June 3, 2014
Are you an insufferable music snob? Here’s why you should tear up your “good guitarist” checklist and broaden your listening horizons.
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Acoustic Soundboard: You Can’t Always Get What You Want

June 1, 2014
Larry Fishman talks about the virtual impossibility of using amplification to exactly replicate the sound of acoustic guitars.
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ZVEX Fuzzolo Review

May 30, 2014
This bite-sized box delivers big, boss fuzz tones with that twisted ZVEX touch.
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Modern Builder Vault: Rizzolo Guitars

May 30, 2014
This Tasmania-based guitar builder offers up a variety of handcrafted gems from Down Under.
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Red Wing: Inside Minnesota State College's Guitar Repair and Building Program

May 29, 2014
We follow a student through his first year in Minnesota State’s “Red Wing” lutherie program.
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EBS Classic 500 Head and ClassicLine 210 Cabinet Reviews

May 29, 2014
This solid-state bass rig from Sweden serves up convincing tube-like tones.
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Fret ’n’ Wylde: The Method Behind the Madness of “Miracle Man”

May 28, 2014
In his debut blog, Zakk Wylde takes us back to 1987 and talks about how the scales he learned as a teenager tie into the first song he ever wrote with Ozzy.
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Cruising to the Edge

May 27, 2014
Yes hosts a five-day, progressive-rock sea adventure in the Caribbean.
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Córdoba Acero Review

May 27, 2014
Do Spanish-guitar design elements mean a better dreadnought?
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Ask Amp Man: A Fender Head Transplant

May 26, 2014
A home-surgery survivor—and the relative merits of KT66 and 6L6 tubes.
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Here's Johnny Winter

May 23, 2014
How a white boy from Texas made blues guitar history.
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