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December 2014

December 2014

ARTICLES

Bill Frisell: To the Great Beyond

October 30, 2014
With his inventive touch, the prolific guitarist takes his latest musical exploration, Guitar in the Space Age, back to the future.
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On Bass: Drummers Get Personal

October 30, 2014
Three world-class drummers wax poetic on what’s most important to them in a bassist.
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The Loar LH-301T Review

October 29, 2014
This traditional thinline archtop excels at old-school jazz and blues styles and realms beyond.
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DIY: How to Install Onboard Effects

October 28, 2014
With all the pedals on the market today, why bother putting effects inside your guitar? Because it can open new tonal vistas—and it’s fun! Here’s a step-by-step guide.
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Joe Perry: 43 Years of Wrenching Strings with Aerosmith

October 28, 2014
Touring a new tell-all autobiography, Aerosmith’s riffmeister reflects on the highs and lows of a colorful career.
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Eden I-90 Bass Chorus Review

October 27, 2014
A new chorus pedal geared for maximum low end.
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Jack Bruce: 1943–2014

October 27, 2014
Instead of just playing bass, he defined it, carving out a legacy that will endure as long as we keep archives of recorded music. Godspeed, Mr. Bruce.
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Vintage Vault: 1956 Gibson Les Paul Model

October 27, 2014
An über-rare version of an already elusive beast.
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Esoterica Electrica: Bending to Your Will—The Simple Little Rod

October 26, 2014
Simple in design yet crucial to a guitar’s playability, the truss rod gets its just due.
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Guitar Shop 101: Tips for Buying a Used Flattop

October 24, 2014
Thinking about buying a used flattop? These tips will help you avoid costly mistakes.
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