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April 2010

ARTICLES

GALLERY: Musikmesse 2010, Vol. 2

April 9, 2010
More eye candy from Europe''s biggest musical instrument show.
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Wampler Pedals Super Plextortion and Pinnacle Pedal Review

April 2, 2010
The Super Plextortion and Pinnacle from Brian Wampler aim for two iconic rock sounds: Plexi Marshall and Van Halen''s "Brown Sound."
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The Moog Guitar Model E1 - Tremolo Bridge Review

March 11, 2010
The Moog Guitar challenges you to rethink the way you play
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Recording Is a Battlefield, Part 1

March 11, 2010
How to be prepared for any recording situation, good or bad.
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Egnater Renegade Amp Review

March 11, 2010
The Renegade keeps Egnater''s signature feature sets and affordable pricing while moving them into a higher-gain package.
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Fender American Special Stratocaster & Telecaster Reviews

March 11, 2010
Where does Fender''s new American Special series fit in their family of Strats and Teles?
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Pete Townshend: On Guitar-Smashing Regrets, Stylistic Evolution, and Becoming a Gear Aficionado

March 11, 2010
The Premier Guitar Pete Townshend interview: Why he''s playing Eric Clapton Strats; his favorite instruments for home and studio; leaving Marshalls behind; hearing loss; and the future.
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1949 Gibson ES-5 Serial Number A-3943

March 11, 2010
Equipped with three P-90s, the ES-5 was part of Gibson''s 1948 electric line expansion
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Recording Ace Frehley's "Anomaly"

March 11, 2010
Guitars, amps, mics and three different studios: how Ace recorded tracks for his latest.
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1953 Epiphone Century

March 11, 2010
A gorgeous Epiphone electric hollowbody
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Digidesign Eleven Rack Review

March 11, 2010
Digidesign''s Eleven Rack lives up to its hype as an ultra-useful performing and recording tool for pros
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Riff Blues: Two Essential 12-Bar Patterns

March 11, 2010
Two blues riffs with bass lines and double stops to get you started down a bluesy road
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Nikita Classic Electric Guitar Review

March 11, 2010
Nikita''s Classic is a high-end, hand-crafted beauty with some innovative design elements and some room for improvement.
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Ace Frehley: Navigating with the Spaceman

March 11, 2010
Engineer Rich Tozzoli Talks with Ace Frehley about His New Album, Anomaly
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Regal Esquire

March 11, 2010
Zach tries to track down the origins of an underdocumented Regal "Esquire"
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DPA 4099G Microphone

March 11, 2010
A cool, useful acoustic microphone.
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‘62 Fender Strat Neck Chiropractic Adjustment

March 11, 2010
Gently working the bow out of an otherwise pristine ''62 Fender neck
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The State of Bass, 2010

March 11, 2010
Where is bass today? Steve proposes we''re on the ascent to a golden age.
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Studio Preparation: What You Should Know Before You Go

March 11, 2010
Premier Guitar talks with recording artists and producers to get tips on maximizing studio productivity—and creativity.
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