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Last Call

Last Call: The Tone Quest Never Ends

October 19, 2017
An old Vibroverb inspires a hunt for a sound from our columnist’s past.
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Last Call: How to Avoid Idiocracy

September 21, 2017
Teaching music in schools builds better brains.
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Last Call: My Long, Slow Descent Into Pedal Madness

August 25, 2017
How one guitarist’s effects obsession was born, ran amok, and then conquered. For now.
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Last Call: Instagram Me, Wabi-Sabi

August 11, 2017
Talent in the raw thrives, just a thumb click away.
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Last Call: Your Guitars Own You

June 19, 2017
What to do when your axes become your axis of anxiety.
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Last Call: Goodbye, Cruel Circus, I’m off to Join the World!

May 29, 2017
Everyone has bad days. Don’t let a case of Steve Sax Syndrome get you down.
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Last Call: Redactive Creativity

April 24, 2017
Does anyone really win awards—or sell music—for originality?
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Last Call: Sound Like You

March 29, 2017
Stepping off the creative precipice has both risks and rewards.
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Last Call: Compound Interest

February 28, 2017
Why music isn’t brain surgery … or space flight, or even the iPhone.
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Last Call: Vibing the Divine

January 31, 2017
Albert Einstein and Brian Wilson reveal the secret of the universe: energy.
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Last Call: How the Kashmere Stage Band Stayed on the Good Foot

January 5, 2017
PG's John Bohlinger ruminates on what we can all learn from a badass high-school band from Texas.
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Last Call: Find Your Sensei

November 28, 2016
Having a guitar guru can fill your heart with confidence—and humility.
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Last Call: Don’t Be Dogged by Gear Dogma

November 2, 2016
Beware: Guitar mythology can become a tar pit.
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Last Call: How to Never Be Great

October 10, 2016
How a 1983 MTV interview with David Bowie gave PG's John Bohlinger new insights on reaching higher.
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Last Call: The Ballad of Mandolin Mike

August 25, 2016
A Nashville street musician’s saga is a lesson in determination and freedom.
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Last Call: What’s in a Name?

July 31, 2016
For many bands, there’s a message behind the moniker.
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Last Call: Fix Yo’ Mix

July 11, 2016
Want your band to sound great onstage? Turn down and listen up.
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Last Call: Dyeing to Entertain

June 14, 2016
Classic rockers, we know how old you are. So why keep up the charade?
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Last Call: What Would Jimi Do? (Ego Isn't Your Amigo)

May 9, 2016
Talking trash can get you canned. Be nice or leave.
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Last Call: Time Is on Your Side

April 14, 2016
How to make the metronome your new best friend.
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