April 2019

What's New

Guyatone Micro Effects Series Pedals

April 9, 2008
In my younger days, before the unforeseen plague of responsibilities crept up on me, I was miraculously able to invest in several hobbies outside of the world of music.
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Jodavi ZZYZX SnapJack Cable

April 9, 2008
With so many instrument cables on the market today, it is hard to justify another offering unless it’s something special. The SnapJack, a cable that detaches in the event
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Lace Helix 5-String Bass

April 9, 2008
Imagine your typical electric bass. A familiar body shape quickly comes to mind, one probably dating back to the dawn of bassdom. Your mental image of the pickups is
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Custom Shop Chet Atkins G6120 125th Anniversary Limited Edition

April 9, 2008
Featuring a Transparent Orange finish over real gold leaf, this 6120 is further set off by gold-plated hardware and TV Jones pickups. Production of this master-built axe will be limited
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The Wonder of Tubewonder

April 9, 2008
This month I spoke with Aleksander Niemand from Tubewonder about amp design and speaker selection. What’s the process for creating a new amp? Are you trying to fill a niche
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Taylor Road Show: Solid Body Demo

April 9, 2008
Ft. Wayne, IN, (April 9, 2008) - We were On Location in Ft. Wayne, Indiana, as the Taylor Guitars Road Show made a stop at Sweetwater Music. In this video,
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Big Gigs with Strangers

April 9, 2008
John Bohlinger lands a gig on an HDNet concert, and takes us along for the ride.
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Seymour Duncan Product Demonstration Contest

April 9, 2008
Seymour Duncan encourages users to creatively review products on YouTube to win gear
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So You Want to Build a Guitar? Pt. 8

April 9, 2008
Sanding the edges Routing the radius Jigged up for fret dressing Day Five – Final Details From here on, it’s mainly handwork and detailing. Let’s take a look at
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Tapering Off

April 9, 2008
We started discussing pot tapers last month, and we’ll discuss that a little more this month, but first we’ll have a look under the hood, so to speak, at
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Industrial Light & Music: Inside LightWave Systems and the Optical Pickup

April 9, 2008
In the electric guitar world, magnets rule. But new technologies on the market promise to shake up that longstanding truism. PG speaks with Founder and CEO of LightWave Systems,
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Sounding Your Best, Pt. 2

April 9, 2008
dbx’s DriveRack series can help you optimize and align your sound system; the 260 model has up to 2.7 seconds of alignment and zone delay available. This month we
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Let Them Build It and They Will Come

April 9, 2008
Joe Coffey spends 48 hours with Bruce Egnater and learns how to build his own tube amp. Kind of. Click here for videos from the seminar One of the
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Reverend Ron Asheton Signature Guitar

April 9, 2008
For musicians, there’s a bevy of quantifiable ways to gauge one’s popularity and influence on the musical world – the number of records you’ve sold, how many clubs you’ve
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Close Up The Honky Tonk: A Look at Pull-Strings

April 9, 2008
Although the term “B-Bender” refers to a specific string-bending mechanism developed in the sixties by Gene Parsons for Clarence White, it has since become an eponym, encompassing all of
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1965 Gibson ES-355 Mono Sparkling Burgundy

April 9, 2008
The Gibson ES-355 has been a favorite of blues, rock and jazz musicians since its introduction in the late 1950s. B.B. King, Chuck Berry, Freddy King and Keith Richards
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Gadotti: The 10-string King Nylon Electric

April 9, 2008
10-string guitars have been part of the classical guitar family’s evolution but have never been conceived in an electric nylonstring chambered body design until now. Jeanfranco Gadotti of Gadotti
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EBow Plus

April 9, 2008
Bereft of brightly colored enclosures, footswitches or 1/4” jacks, the EBow has remained unique among guitar effects by not acting like an effect at all. Instead, the EBow requires
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I Coulda Been a Contender!

April 9, 2008
This ‘61 stack knob Jazz bass easily handled the competition. The last few issues we explored all sorts of viable alternatives for a good vintage bass, from vintage refins
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CustomGuitarGear: Jekeko Fixed Wah

April 9, 2008
"Parking" is the technique of moving your wah pedal to find a sweet spot, then stopping when you hear it; if you''re lucky, some muscular, snarly overdrive comes along.
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