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Hoyer 725 Wizard of Odd Video homepage

Dialing 9-1-1 for a Hoyer 725

August 2, 2020
Resuscitating a quirky, heavily damaged ’60s-era electric is made possible by a skilled technician and friend.
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Massive Headroom, Sweet Cleans & Vintage Style

July 30, 2020
Whether it’s power or an impeccable pedal platform you seek, this upscale take on Dave Reeves’s 50-watt Hiwatt circuit is a rock-solid performer. The PG Hylight Custom 50 VR504H review.
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John Bohlinger Top 10 Rig Rundowns

Rig Rundown: John Bohlinger's Top 10

July 29, 2020
What do Doyle Wolfgang von Frankenstein, Joe Bonamassa, Tommy Emmanuel, and Peter Frampton all have in common? They made the PG host's list of favorite episodes from his seven-plus years on the job.
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Steinberg UR-RT4 and Cubase 10.5 Demos - PG Gear Spotlight

July 29, 2020
Take a look at a powerful new USB interface loaded with Rupert Neve-designed transformers and a few guitar-centric features packed in the latest iteration of Cubase.
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Phil X Hooked Led Zeppelin

Hooked: Phil X on Led Zeppelin's "Black Dog"

July 28, 2020
The exuberant Bon Jovi lead guitarist goes back to the '70s when Page blew off his doors with slinky, nuanced playing and then performs a chunk of the song with bassist Daniel Spree and drummer Brian Tichy.
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Iso Lab Pedal Steel Guitar 101 with John Bohlinger

Iso Lab: Pedal Steel 101

July 27, 2020
The Nashville musician and lovable PG host shares a little history on the complex instrument and breaks down some applications of the wondrously emotive instrument.
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Black Pumas Fire Riff Rundown

Riff Rundown: Black Pumas' "Fire"

July 26, 2020
One half of the psych-soul duo Adrian Quesada walks through the funky, spaghetti western progression inspired by Ennio Morricone.
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Rig Rundown: Chicano Batman's Carlos Arévalo

July 22, 2020
Primo Jags and ace Ernie Ball axes help the funkateer channel Eddie Hazel grooves through a prism of Tropicália rhythms.
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Hooked Cage the Elephant Led Zeppelin Nick Bockrath

Hooked: Cage the Elephant's Nick Bockrath on Led Zeppelin's "Whole Lotta Love"

July 21, 2020
The guitarist for the double Grammy winners remembers the moment he discovered "the secret society" of lead guitar.
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1970s ross compressor demo

Iso Lab: 1970s Ross Compressor

July 20, 2020
Nashville correspondent John Bohlinger shows off his first pedal, which he bought for $40 in 1979.
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Gibson

Gibson Summer 2020 Electric Guitar Demos - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Get up close and personal with the new Gibson Custom Shop 60th-Anniversary 1960 Les Paul, Gibson USA ES-335, Historic Reissue ES-335, and Modern Collection ES-339.
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Rig Rundown Best Ofs - Wall of Amps

Rig Rundown Best-Ofs: Walls of Amps

July 17, 2020
Deafened is as deafened does—from Sleep’s Matt Pike to EJ, Bonamassa, the Edge and more.
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Belltone

Belltone Guitars B1 Classic Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
The Miami-based company offers a brand-new model that is customizable with a handful of one-off pickups from TV Jones, Rio Grande, and more.
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FU-Tone Tremolo Upgrade - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 17, 2020
Check out the variety of new metal and multihued hardware options available from the locking-trem gurus.
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KRK

KRK Rokit G4 Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The famous maker of quality, affordable studio monitors unveils 4th-generation speakers with a killer new app that helps you choose preset EQ curves customized to your studio environment.
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IsoAcoustics Stage 1 Board - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
Check out the affordable new amp platforms that aim to make your recording and rehearsal spaces more manageable and professional sounding.
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Gibson Acoustics | The Original Collection - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
The new Bozeman flattops take a handful of updated features and work them into their classic designs.
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Maxon Apex 808 Overdrive Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 16, 2020
A redesigned take on the Tube Screamer by the man who designed the original.
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Nordstrand Acinonyx Demo - Summer Gear Slam 2020

July 15, 2020
Noted pickup maker and luthier Carey Nordstrand's first import bass is inspired by a '60s Goya cult classic and comes in at a remarkably affordable price.
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Butch Walker Rig Rundown homepage

Rig Rundown: Butch Walker

July 15, 2020
The big-hit producer (Taylor Swift, Green Day, Weezer) and guitarist opens his RubyRed Productions to catalog his custom creations from the West and Far East. Plus, he reveals how Keith Urban forever changed his guitar-playing world.
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