January

May 2016

T-Rex

T-Rex Replicator Tape Echo Review

April 24, 2016
Compact and crazily expressive tape echo might be the most fun you’ll have with delay since you left your Echoplex by the dumpster.
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Jerry Donahue Tele Review

Vintage V58JDAB Jerry Donahue Review

April 22, 2016
An affordable T-style that delivers tonal versatility worthy of its namesake.
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Prince

Prince Rogers Nelson: 1958-2016

April 22, 2016
The way to get to know Prince is through his music. A tribute to a true original on guitar, onstage, and beyond.
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Bass Bench: Myths and Facts of Cryogenic Treatment

April 22, 2016
It would be easy to call cryogenically treated hardware “snake oil,” but perhaps that’s not fair.
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DIY: Thurston Moore’s Drone Guitar Project

April 21, 2016
Dutch experimental builder Yuri Landman creates a microtonal avant-rock playground for the former Sonic Youth axeman.
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Staff Picks: Hair-Raising Solos

April 21, 2016
The Suffers’ Kevin Bernier joins us in saluting our current faves in scorching guitar.
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Tone Tips: Ask Doctor Pete, Part 2

April 20, 2016
Tips on blending delay with overdrive, HSS Strat wiring, improving picking technique, and more.
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Axes & Anchors

High Seas Shred: Axes & Anchors Cruise

April 19, 2016
Aboard an unforgettable floating workshop featuring Zakk, Yngwie, Bumblefoot, Skolnick, Friedman, and a few thousand guitar nerds.
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Hagstrom Impala Review

April 19, 2016
Scandinavia’s answer to the Jaguar is revived in (most) of its quirky splendor.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Yellow Submarine Strat

April 18, 2016
A Beatles fan enlists a young artist to handpaint the guitar of his dreams.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Why We Play Guitar

April 18, 2016
The veteran luthier explores the ways in which 6-strings connect us to something larger.
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Wild Custom

Quick Hit: Wild Custom Wildmaster Gold Foil Relic Review

April 17, 2016
Sonic hints of Teisco and DeArmond come together in a top-notch boutique workhorse.
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Guitar Shop 101: How to Replace a Zero Fret

April 15, 2016
Learn how a zero fret functions and why it sometimes needs to be replaced.
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Boss

Boss VB-2W Waza Craft Vibrato Review

April 15, 2016
A beloved and short-lived Boss pitch wobbler makes a triumphant return.
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DIY: Lap It Up

April 14, 2016
Convert an acoustic or electric 6-string into a soulful tone machine for just a few bucks.
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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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On Bass: Can You Duet?

April 13, 2016
Playing bass in a duo often requires making adjustments to your approach, but can be a very rewarding artistic endeavor when done right.
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American Primitive: Glenn Jones

April 12, 2016
The veteran guitarist and banjo picker reveals his secrets for achieving gorgeous simplicity via the wealth of sounds, colors, and remembrances on his sixth solo album, Fleeting.
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Quick Hit: Alexander Pedals F.13 Flanger Review

April 12, 2016
A warped flanger with loads of spacey sounds. Sci-fi geeks unite!
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Inside Jeff Beck’s New Album Listening Party

April 11, 2016
PG attended the Strat master's invitation-only event in NYC to get the skinny on his vocal-heavy, trip-hop-inspired new record.
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