June Issue

Gear

Stories From Seymour Duncan - Clapton's "Blackie"

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan shares his experience of working on "Blackie" and how different tolerance potentiometers change a guitar's tone.

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Stories From Seymour Duncan - Creating Humbuckers

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan shares his story of working with Jeff Beck and developing the JB pickups.

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Stories from Seymour Duncan - First Pickup Repair

June 4, 2008
Seymour Duncan tells the story of the turn of events that led to his first pickup repair... the rest is history!

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Million Dollar Mic Room at Sweetwater

June 4, 2008
Sweetwater's mic room, which they refer to as the "Million Dollar Mic Vault," consists of the company's collection of a variety of types of microphones. Located in the recording studio on site at Sweetwater HQ, each of the mics is available for use by artists recording in the studio.
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On Location NYC - West 48th St. - Sam Ash Guitars

May 28, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location at NYC's famous Music Row -- West 48th Street. In this segment Sam Ash gives us a tour of Sam Ash Guitars. A busy spot with an impressive selection, there are many new and old stories that accompany this business and the Ash family itself. Sam and a colleague share a few in this clip. Remember -- to get your gear fix, go to www. premierguitar.com
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Taylor Guitar Factory Tour Videos

May 15, 2008
Video tour of the Taylor Guitar factory, led by Bob Taylor
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Guitar Cable Roundup, Part Two

May 15, 2008
Our high-end cable roundup concludes with cables from Solid Cables, DiMarzio, Mogami, Zaolla, Evidence Elixir and more.
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Taylor Guitars Factory Tour - Part II

May 13, 2008
Part II of Bob Taylor giving Premier Guitar a personal tour of his factory -- bracing, binding, body construction, painting, power source assembly, neck construction.
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Taylor Guitars Factory Tour - Part I

May 13, 2008
Bob Taylor gives Premier Guitar a personal tour of his factory. Part I includes elements of wood selection, milling, drying, sanding and neck assembly.
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Laced with Tone

May 12, 2008
Lace Music is continually evolving pickup technology. We talk Lace Sensors, Alumitones and more with Don and Jeff Lace.
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Taylor Made: an Exclusive Tour Through the Taylor Factory

May 12, 2008
A look inside the processes behind Taylor guitars
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Make'n Music - Chicago - Part I

May 8, 2008
Premier Guitar went On Location to check out Chicago's Make'n Music, a ridiculously well-stocked, high-end guitar store.

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Make'n Music - Chicago - Part II

May 8, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location in Chicago to check out one of the most amazing high-end guitar shops in the country. In part one, we look at Teddy Gordon's selection of one-off Fenders, Martins and Breedloves. We also check out his PRS, Collings, Huss & Dalton, and Composite Acoustic guitars. www.premierguitar.com
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Parker/Washburn Guitars - Final Assembly & Set Up

May 7, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location to check out the final assembly and set up process of Parker and Washburn guitars.
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The Inventor of the Virtual Strobe Tuner

May 1, 2008
Video interview with Mike Skubic of Peterson Tuners
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Washburn Handmade Acoustic Guitars

May 1, 2008
Premier Guitar went On Location in Chicago to check out Washburn guitars (technically Mundelein). In this segment luthier John Stover shows us how he builds acoustic guitars by hand.
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Washburn Guitars - The Making of an Electric

May 1, 2008
Premier is On Locatiion for an insider's look at how electric guitars are made at the Washburn factory.
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Naperville Music

May 1, 2008
Premier Guitar popped into Naperville Music as we were On Location in the Chicago Area. We chatted with Mark Gardner about Naperville Music, a nice little shop with some groovy high-end stuff like Don Grosh, New Orleans and McNaught guitars.
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Peterson Strobe Tuners - Under the Hood

May 1, 2008
Video tour of the Peterson Tuners repair shop
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Schroeder Guitar Repair and Custom Building

April 30, 2008
Refret master Tim Schroeder stays busy with all things guitar & amps. We checked out his Chicago shop during a recent Premier Guitar On Location shoot. Check out his Nels Cline custom amp that is currently in development.
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