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Martin Guitar Factory Tour - Part IV

June 30, 2008
Premier Guitar is checking out the Martin Guitar Factory. In this clip, we take a look at the X-Series, and the company's sound room, along with finishing, inlay, necks and the final assembly of the guitars.

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Martin Guitar Museum - Part I

June 30, 2008
Footage of Martin's Guitar Museum.

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Martin Guitar Museum - Part II

June 30, 2008
Here's Part II of our personal tour of the museum, led by Martin's Dick Boak. In this vid you'll see the dreadnaught's rise to popularity thanks to singing cowboys, Elvis and the Kingston Trio among others. Watch as Mr. Boak pulls the company's best sounding guitar out of the display case and demonstrates what audio butter sounds like.

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Summer NAMM 2008 - World's Largest Pedal Board!

June 30, 2008
In this vid you see highlights of Gear Trap's "World's Largest Pedal Board" event.
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NY Amp Show - Tonic Amps

June 27, 2008
Tonic Amps let us see one of their thumping amps, featuring single ended push/pull control.

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NY Amp Show - Red Iron Amps

June 27, 2008
Here are three of Red Iron Amps' creations, the Mil Spec, the T-Rex, and The Bronx, all featuring octal preamp tubes.

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On Location NY - Sam Ash Personal Collection Pt. 1

June 27, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location in New York City. In this vid, Sam Ash gives you a tour of his personal gear collection.


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On Location NY - Sam Ash Personal Collection Pt. 2

June 27, 2008
Premier Guitar is On Location in New York City. In this vid, Sammy Ash gives you a tour of his personal gear collection.
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New York Amp Show Videos

June 17, 2008
Our video coverage of the New York Amp Show currently features demos from 18 manufacturers
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NYC's West 48th Street - Rudy's Music Stop

June 11, 2008
New York, NY (June, 2008) -- Premier Guitar is On Location in New York City -- checking out the guitar paradise known as West 48th Street. Within that cluster
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Inside the Martin Factory and Museum

June 11, 2008
We take you step-by-step through the process of building a Martin guitar. Also, see and hear famous Martins in the company''s museum
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Video Tour: Sammy Ash's Personal Gear Collection

June 11, 2008
New York, NY (June 11, 2008) -- In our quest to bring you footage of gear "anywhere it is made, played or displayed" we occassionaly get the chance to
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NYC's West 48th Street - Manny's

June 11, 2008
New York, NY (June, 2008) -- Premier Guitar is On Location in New York City -- checking out one of the planet''s hottest hot spots for guitars, West 48th Street.
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NYC's West 48th Street - Sammy Ash Guitars

June 11, 2008
New York, NY (June 11, 2008) -- What do you expect from three high-end, guitar-driven music stores within walking distance of each other, all on the same street in the nation''s biggest
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New Sound, Old Guitar

June 10, 2008
A near-mint Gibson B-45 12-string. A bad bridge. Lots of potential. John Southern embarks on a grand project to save a classic. This adventure started out innocently enough. I
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Amplified Endeavors

June 10, 2008
Gear expos are a lot of fun, but they require an inordinate amount of behind-the-scenes work to pull them off. Loni Specter has been the singular driving force behind
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Stompbox Classics: Mu-Tron III

June 10, 2008
Welcome back to Stomp School. This month, we’ll conclude our “Stompbox Classics” series with the biggest, baddest, funkiest envelope filter of all-time – the Mu-Tron III. Debuting in 1972,
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Photos from the New York Amp Show

June 10, 2008
With well over 45 exhibitors filling the halls of an Embassy Suites, the second running of the New York Amp Show was an unqualified success. With each exhibitor setting up
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Acoustic Simplicity

June 10, 2008
While many companies have chased a dream of making everything bigger, faster and stronger, a select few have made the decision to chase a less visible dream. Baden Guitars
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175...and Counting: Martin's 175th Anniversary

June 10, 2008
When Christian Frederick Martin established his stringed-instrument company in 1833, there were only 24 states in the U.S. Most of the Louisiana Purchase was still just a mass of
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