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Gear

Gear Addiction Recovery, Step 1: Your First Guitar

November 9, 2009
Steve recounts his first guitar, a Seville Les Paul copy, and the feelings that went along with it.
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Front to Back with Brad Paisley's Rig

October 30, 2009
Chad Weaver explains the full rig Brad Paisley uses on the road
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LA Amp Show '09-Red Jones Amps 18 & 45 Watt Demos

October 27, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Red Jones Amplifiers booth. In this segment we get to hear from Red Jones' 18 and 45 watt heads. These guitar amplifier heads are based on Ken Fischer's Trainwreck amplifiers (both in circuitry, vintage parts and cabinetry), but feature many of Billy Yates' own preferences and appointments. Billy Yates (ex-Outlaws guitarist) uses a LSL Instruments 52.5 Aged T-Bone telecaster guitar.

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LA Amp Show - Bogner Amplification Goldfinger Demo

October 23, 2009
PG's Joe Coffey is On Location in Van Nuys, CA, for the 2009 LA Amp Show where he visits the Bogner Amplification booth. In this segment, we see and hear from Bogner's updated Goldfinger guitar amplifier head that now features 3 channels. The Goldfinger head features 6V6 power tubes, reverb controls and two separate effects loops. The head is demoed through two-2x12 cabs with Celestion speakers.

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Sneak Peek: Line 6 Spider Valve MKII

Sneak Peek: Line 6 Spider Valve MKII

October 21, 2009
Line 6 Spider Valve MkII 112 40-watt 1x12 Guitar Combo Amp: The Best of Both Worlds
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November '09 Media Preview

November '09 Media Preview

October 21, 2009
Solo Sessions: Chet Atkins; Canyon of Dreams: The Magic and the Music of Laurel Canyon; Travelin’ Man: On the Road and Behind the Scenes With Bob Seger; Red Hot Chili Peppers: Me and My Friends; B.B. King: Live at Montreux 1993 Blu-ray; The Moody Blues: Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1970
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65Amps Lil’ Elvis Combo Amp Review

65Amps Lil’ Elvis Combo Amp Review

October 21, 2009
65Amps'' Lil'' Elvis offers a winning combination of low watts, simple controls and killer tone.
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Unsung Heroes of Tone: The End of an Era

October 21, 2009
Kevin Borden finishes his journey through vintage bass amplification history with early ''80s Peavey combos
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Too Many Pedals?

October 21, 2009
Ways to manage your pedal compulsion
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Fender Princeton Reverb

Fender Princeton Reverb

October 21, 2009
Zach finds that a Fender Princeton is older than its owner thought.
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Pedalzzzzz...

Pedalzzzzz...

October 21, 2009
Pedal addict Peter Stroud shares four of his go-to effects: EH #1 Echo, Janglebox Compression/Sustain, Pigtronix Attack Sustain and Red Witch Pentavocal Tremolo
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Jarrett Guitars Zaffiro XJ Electric Guitar Review

Jarrett Guitars Zaffiro XJ Electric Guitar Review

October 21, 2009
Jarrett''s Zaffiro is an American-made solidbody that''s slightly bigger than a Les Paul, but costs a fair amount less.
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L.R. Baggs Venue DI Review

L.R. Baggs Venue DI Review

October 21, 2009
The L.R. Baggs Venue DI is a user-friendly way to go direct without losing your tone
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Acoustic Image Ten2 Combo Amp Review

Acoustic Image Ten2 Combo Amp Review

October 21, 2009
A look at the versatile acoustic amp with both bass and guitar in mind - with sound clips covering acoustic, electric, resonator and more.
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1958 Fender Strat & 1959 Fender Twin

1958 Fender Strat & 1959 Fender Twin

October 21, 2009
A look at the evolution of the Fender Twin -- the amp that defined an industry.
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Hanson Chicagoan Electric Guitar Review

Hanson Chicagoan Electric Guitar Review

October 21, 2009
The Hanson Chicagoan delivers a hollowbody with style at an affordable price.
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TomasZewicz Amplifiers TZZ-15112 Combo Amp Review

TomasZewicz Amplifiers TZZ-15112 Combo Amp Review

October 21, 2009
TomasZewicz delivers classic rock and blues for stage or studio
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Alnico, the Miracle Metal

Alnico, the Miracle Metal

October 21, 2009
The history of the Aluminum-Nickel-Cobalt magical combination we know so well
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Stompbox Classics: Tone Bender, Part 2

Stompbox Classics: Tone Bender, Part 2

October 21, 2009
Tone Bender variants are explored
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1978 Gibson The Paul (Standard)

1978 Gibson The Paul (Standard)

October 21, 2009
The Paul represent''s Gibson''s late-seventies search for a low-cost, high-quality Les Paul variant.
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