June Issue

What's New

Cort Introduces Flagship X500 to Revamped X Series

April 23, 2018
A neck-thru-body guitar that features a swamp ash body, 5-piece maple and panga neck, and EMG pickups.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Just Say No to Cracks

April 23, 2018
A crack on your prized guitar might feel like the end of the world, but it can be remedied if you follow a few easy guidelines.
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Riff Rundown: Tommy Emmanuel's "Saturday Night Shuffle"

April 22, 2018
The Aussie fingerstyle wiz details how he adds a little Scott Joplin flair to cover the Merle Travis classic that's featured on his 2018 album, Accomplice One.
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What the Ell?: How to Make the Most of 4 Chords

April 21, 2018
One of Nashville’s bona fide hitmakers shares secrets to making stock progressions pop.
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Staff Picks: Crazy Mods

April 20, 2018
A Perfect Circle’s Billy Howerdel joins editors in discussing some of the wildest guitar updates we’ve seen, as well as current musical obsessions.
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Amplified Nation Updates the Dirty Wonderland

April 20, 2018
The company decided to push the limits of the new version with two Dirty switches, an all-tube reverb, and three different flavors of wattage.
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Massive FX G.O.A.F. Review

April 20, 2018
Massive FX pairs an octave-up effect with the rare and splendid Buzzaround circuit to create distinctive and potent fuzz.
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Neural DSP Unveils the Darkglass Ultra Plugins

April 19, 2018
The algorithms aim to capture the nuances of the company's Microtubes Vintage and B7K Ultra pedals.
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Radial Announces the AC-Driver

April 19, 2018
The AC-Driver is a compact acoustic-instrument preamp that features an adjustable low-cut filter and tools for fighting feedback.
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Webb Wilder: “New Day” Song Premiere

April 19, 2018
A roots-rock/Americana veteran shares a feedback-soaked preview from his upcoming collection of unreleased gems, Powerful Stuff!
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Tuning Up: A Chord, Perhaps, Mr. Creosote?

April 19, 2018
How guitarists are like the most disgusting character in Monty Python’s history.
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Rig Rundown: The Dear Hunter

April 18, 2018
Explore the three keys that propel the band’s prog-rock orbit: custom axes, pedal-platform tube amps, and stompboxes strengthened with modeling tech from Line 6.
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PG Giveaways: Seymour Duncan Giveaway

April 18, 2018
You could win a set of Duality Pickups, Silver Lake Dynamic Reverb, and Powerstage 170 from Seymour Duncan!
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Listen to the May 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

April 18, 2018
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Aerosmith's Joe Perry, Bill Frisell, John Prine, Corrosion of Conformity, and more.
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Quick Hit: Gamechanger Audio PLUS

April 18, 2018
Old-world piano design drives a forward-looking sustain pedal that opens up unexpected sonic possibilities.
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DIY: No-Brainer Mods!

April 17, 2018
How to transform four affordable axes—a Gretsch Jet Club, an Epiphone Les Paul SL, and a Squier Vintage Modified Jag and Precision bass—into absolute gems.
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Walrus Audio Introduces the Luminary Octave Generator V2

April 17, 2018
The updates include a lengthened attack time, revised low-pass filter, and a tremolo effect.
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PG Giveaways: PRS SE 245 Signed by Black Stone Cherry

April 17, 2018
You could win a PRS SE 245 signed by Black Stone Cherry!
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Mastro Valvola Pedals Unveils the LFO Optical Tremolo

April 17, 2018
The pedal includes an opto-isolator that is controlled by a digital brain.
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PG Giveaways: No Brainer DIY Mods Giveaway

April 17, 2018
You could win one of FOUR PG modded guitars as featured in the May 2018 issue!
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