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December 2009

ARTICLES

Electro-Harmonix Enigma: Q-Balls Bass Envelope Filter Review

December 10, 2009
Electro-Harmonix''s Enigma: Q-Balls combines the Q-Tron and Bass Balls for unprecedented levels of funk
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TWA Little Dipper LD-01 Envelope-Controlled Formant Filter Pedal Review

December 4, 2009
The Little Dipper is game for out-of-this-world talk-box sounds -- if you are!
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Jetter JetDrive Pedal Review

November 24, 2009
The JetDrive mimics the sensitivity of a two-channel boutique amp in an overdrive pedal
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3 Monkeys Grease Monkey Amp Review

November 24, 2009
The Grease Monkey is full of original tones with a classic rock base.
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Chasing Down Noise Problems

November 23, 2009
Chad''s at his wit''s end with a noise issue, when the teeny-tiny solution presents itself.
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1978 Greco EG-700 Replica Les Paul

November 18, 2009
A Greco Les Paul from the lawsuit era.
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Valve Amp Model 105 "Bimbo" Amp Review

November 18, 2009
Valve Amp''s The Valve Model 105 "Bimbo" delivers a low-volume version British tone
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A Glossary of Basic Stompbox Terms and Concepts

November 18, 2009
GAS, Unobtanium, Blues Doctor, Cork Sniffer, Waiting List and other oft-referenced gear terms defined.
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Skin Pimp Pedals

November 18, 2009
New to the pedal game, Ryan Kirkland''s been garnering attention for his Tone Bender clones and stunning artwork.
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Tech 21 Boost D.L.A. Pedal Review

November 18, 2009
Tech 21''s Boost D.L.A. is a delay and then some.
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Marshall Haze 40 Combo Amp Review

November 18, 2009
Marshall''s Haze 40 is a low-gain amp with classic tones at a manageable price
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Three Days Later with Jim Weider

November 18, 2009
Jim Weider talks recording at Allire Studios
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Acme Guitar Works ToneShaper Review

November 18, 2009
Acme Guitar Works'' ToneShaper puts every possible switching scenario at your fingertips.
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Washburn's Guardian Angel

November 18, 2009
Jim Smith Sr. and His Mission to Preserve a Brand and Its Many Sounds
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Exploring the Other Side

November 18, 2009
How to go acoustic if you''re an electric player, or go electric if you''re primarily acoustic.
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Media Preview December '09

November 18, 2009
Two dvds are reviewed: Joe Bonamassa Live From The Royal Albert Hall & The Complete Monterey Pop Festival: The Criterion Collection Blu-ray
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Getting Lazy with Susan and a ’59 Fender Telecaster

November 18, 2009
Different tools that help you achieve an even coat of finish
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The Pickup Story, Part II: De Armond Guitar Microphones

November 18, 2009
The history of the De Armond pickups found in early Guild, D''Angelico, Epiphone, and Martin guitars, among many other brands.
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The Year in Review: The Time to Buy is NOW!

November 18, 2009
Checking in with the post-recession vintage bass market.
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The Growing Problem of Counterfeit Guitars

November 18, 2009
Examining the culture of counterfeit
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