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Videos

Red Brand Bronze Copper Acoustic Guitar Strings

April 8, 2009
PG's Chris Burgess is On Location in Frankfurt, Germany, for Musikmesse '09 where he visits the Red Brand Guitar Strings booth. In this video, we get to see the first ever 80/20 copper/phosphor bronze strings made by Red Brand. They are said to warm any acoustic guitar with a louder, more articulate sound.
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Joe Satriani Interview - VOX Pedals

April 3, 2009
From Musikmesse in Frankfurt - Satch talks about designing the Vox Satchurator, winning a MIPA award, the next pedals in his line and what's in store for Chickenfoot.
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EMG Factory X Series Pickups

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup factory. In this clip, we get our first look at EMG's new line of pickups called the X-Series. They will be based on EMG's flagship models (81/85/60) but will provide a new twist to the old favorites. Players can expect the differences to lie in the increased headroom giving the tone a more organic appeal.
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EMG Factory Active Pickups Discussion-New Products

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Pickup Factory. In this segment, we get to hear from James Kearney (Sales & Administration) about the basics on active pickups and their designs. In addition, we get to hear about the newly released Gold and Chrome covers for EMG 81/85/60 model pickups.
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Manny's Music - NYC West 48th Street

March 30, 2009
This is a video tour of the store where the who's who of rock n roll shopped, including Jimi Hendrix, the Beatles and the Who. This could be one of the most legendary tone stores in the country as he houses countless stories and recollections of buyers/sellers and rockstars alike, hanging out at the renowned music store.
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The Making of a Parker Electric Solidbody Guitar

March 30, 2009
Parker electric solidbody guitars are like no other. Here's a look at how these innovative tone monsters are made.
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EMG Product Development-Quality Control Interview

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, Brett sits down with EMG COO/Managing Director Andy Gravelle and National Sales Manager Scott Wunshel as they talk about the future of EMG and the meticulous process they have implemented to ensure a standard of high quality products.
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EMG Inc. Factory Tour Part 2

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he stops by the EMG Inc. factory. In this segment, we get to see some coils wound, the finished casing products for the pups and the extensive quality care control that EMG uses for every pickup produced.
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EMG Inc. Factory Tour Part 1

March 30, 2009
PG's Brett Petrusek is On Location in Santa Rosa, CA, where he visits the EMG Inc. factory. In this initial clip, we get to check out where the molds, housing and electrical boards are constructed for some of our favorite PUPs.

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Arc Angels Video Interview

March 22, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location at Antone's in Austin, TX, where he hangs with the newly reunited Arc Angels (Charlie Sexton, Doyle Bramhall II, and Chris Layton) on the Gibson bus. In this video,the guys talk about their new live/documentary DVD, material for a new album and a new tour. Other topics include the band members' gear--their guitars, amps and effects--even Sexton's Sex Drive. They also share tips for dealing with monster pedal boards while playing for legends like Eric Clapton and Bob Dylan.
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Witnessing Evolution

March 18, 2009
A look at how the internet has changed distribution for guitarists and other artists
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Fishman SoloAmp Review

Fishman SoloAmp Review

March 17, 2009
The Fishman SoloAmp is a portable, easy-to-use solution for small to mid-sized gigs
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Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin Review

Godin 5th Avenue Kingpin Review

March 17, 2009
Godin''s 5th Avenue Kingpin archtop is a solid guitar that plays and sounds great for under $1000
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SKB Cases PS-55 Pedalboard & Rotomold Strat Case

March 6, 2009
PG is On Location at NAMM '09 where they got an exclusive sneak peek at SKB Cases factory in Orange, CA, following one of the days at NAMM. In this video segment, we get a walk-through lead by Steph Maffei of SKB as he shows us their stagefive PS-55 pedalboard and newest rotomold case specifically for American Standard Strats.
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Reunion Blues Vintage Guitars Road Show part 5

February 18, 2009

In the fifth installment of Reunion Blues' Vintage Guitars Road Show, the guys hit up Guitar Showcase at Large in San Jose, California.

In this segment:

  • We get to check out an early-50s Gibson ES-175 Electric Archtop which features the original specs, including a single P90 pickup in the neck position. Later models featured a humbucking pickup.
  • The next guitar was an original Epiphone Model 4 roundhole acoustic archtop. As described in the video, this is one of the oldest instruments to be featured in Vintage Guitar Show. Check out how they determine its authenticity..ONLY PROFESSIONALS!!
  • Another guitar featured is a relatively new model in the vintage market, an original Kramer guitar. But what makes this guitar special is the one-off paint job done by San Francisco artist, Mark Erickson.


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NAMM VIDEO: Marshall's New Randy Rhoads Amp

January 23, 2009
Marshall collaborates with Rhoades family to recreate famous amp
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Egnater Rebel 30 Demo

January 16, 2009
The Egnater Rebel 30 features two channels with reverb and a speaker emulater output. The amp will be available in a 1x12 combo in the shape of the Rebel 20's?1x12 cab?or 2x12 combo.


Read our review of the Rebel 20.
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Peavey Custom Shop Tour 2

December 24, 2008
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Meridian, MS, where he gets a tour of Peavey's new Custom Shop facilities with CEO/Founder Hartley Peavey. In this video, Hartley takes us around the guitar area of the Custom Shop and shows off one of Peavey's first guitars, prototypes of EVH's guitar and Hartley gets a little deeper into his building philosophy.
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Peavey Custom Shop Tour 3

December 24, 2008
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Meridian, MS, where he gets a tour of Peavey's new Custom Shop facilities with CEO/Founder Hartley Peavey. In this video, we get to see what's under the hood of some of Peavey's Custom Shop amplifiers. In addition, we get to some some of the wiring procedures, capacitor setups and that even the speaker cabinets can be customized by the customer themselves.?
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Peavey Custom Cropper and Donahue Guitars

December 24, 2008
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Meridian, MS, where he gets a tour of Peavey's new Custom Shop facilities with CEO/Founder Hartley Peavey. In this video, Hartley walks us through the conception and development of Steve Cropper's and Jerry Donahue's new Custom Shop Tele-style guitars.
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