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April 2009

Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

Talking Guitar: An Interview with Adrian Belew

March 17, 2009
Adrian Belew talks about his early career, his new project and his gear, including his signature Parker Fly Deluxe
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Breedlove Mark I and Mark IV

Breedlove Mark I and Mark IV

March 17, 2009
Two solidbody beauties from Breedlove: the Mark I and Mark IV
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5 Resonator Builders You Should Meet

5 Resonator Builders You Should Meet

March 17, 2009
A look at Beard Guitars, Crafters of Tennessee, Rayco Resophonics, S.B. MacDonald, and Terraplane Resonator Guitar Co.
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HipKitty Oxblood Distortion Review

HipKitty Oxblood Distortion Review

March 17, 2009
HipKitty''s Oxblood pedal channels Vox with great success
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TC Electronic RH450/RS210 Bass Rig Review

TC Electronic RH450/RS210 Bass Rig Review

March 17, 2009
TC Electronic''s new bass amp packs power, innovation and portability
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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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Negative Feedback, Fender Bassman 10

March 17, 2009
A look at negative feedback and hum balance
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Sprucing Up the Place

Sprucing Up the Place

March 17, 2009
The lowdown on one of the most used acoustic tonewoods: spruce.
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Kathy Wingert Guitars: Harp Guitar

Kathy Wingert Guitars: Harp Guitar

March 17, 2009
Harp Guitar with figured sycamore
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Reharmonization

Reharmonization

March 17, 2009
A look at one type of reharmonization -- changing the fundamental harmony of a tune
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The Anatomy of the Stratocaster 5-way Switch, Part III

The Anatomy of the Stratocaster 5-way Switch, Part III

March 17, 2009
Wrapping up our primer the Stratocaster 5-way switch
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1959 Gibson Super 400 CES

1959 Gibson Super 400 CES

March 17, 2009
A look at Gibson''s Super 400 Archtop
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Popping the Bass

Popping the Bass

March 17, 2009
Learn to pop the bass in the style of delta bluesmen
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Close-Up: Furman P-1800 PF R Power Conditioner / Surge Suppressor

Close-Up: Furman P-1800 PF R Power Conditioner / Surge Suppressor

March 17, 2009
The Furman Power Conditioner controls buzz and hum
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Sneak Peek: Mesa Boogie Mark V

Sneak Peek: Mesa Boogie Mark V

March 17, 2009
A detailed look at Mesa Boogie''s new Mark V amp
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Acoustic or Electric? You Don’t Have to Choose

Acoustic or Electric? You Don’t Have to Choose

March 17, 2009
Spreading the love equally between electric and acoustic
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Taylor T3/B Review

Taylor T3/B Review

March 17, 2009
Taylor expands their line even further, blending their SolidBody and hollowbody for the versatile T3/B Bigsby-equipped semi-hollowbody.
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April Book & DVD Reviews

April Book & DVD Reviews

March 17, 2009
This month: Dave Sanborn: Live at Montreux 1984, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Iggy Pop: Lust For Life, Soul Rebel: An Intimate Portrait of Bob Marley, Gibson Amplifiers 1933-2008: 75 Years of the Gold Tone
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Ernie Ball Music Man 25th Anniversary Guitar Review

Ernie Ball Music Man 25th Anniversary Guitar Review

March 17, 2009
Ernie Ball celebrates the 25th anniversary of acquiring Music Man with an ultra-playable, articulate solidbody.
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50 Winters Later: A Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper

50 Winters Later: A Tribute to Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper

March 17, 2009
Inside the tribute concert for Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper
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