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How-Tos

At Your Fingertips

February 16, 2009
The merits of cranking the clean channel and riding the guitar''s volume control for effect
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Electric Bass, Upright Sound

February 16, 2009
Looking for upright bass sound with your electric bass? Dan has some tips...
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Neal Schon Has His I on U

February 16, 2009
Neal Schon talks bout recording his latest, I on U.
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Restoration Information

February 16, 2009
A guide to helpful books on restoration and vintage guitars
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You Write, I Respond: Readers' Thoughts, Part 2

February 16, 2009
Kevin shares readers'' thoughts on the vintage bass market
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Peavey Classic 50/410 Combo

February 16, 2009
A Peavey Classic 50/410 combo suffers from a swirling hum.
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The Big Audition

January 15, 2009
Advice on getting the big gig
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Tackling Treble Trouble

January 15, 2009
Jeff tries to tame some out-of-whack treble on a 1983 Marshall JCM 800 4210 Combo
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Martin Winch: State of “Kashmir”

January 15, 2009
New Zealand''s Martin Winch talks about recording his acoustic version of Led Zeppelin''s Kashmir
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Stomp School Q & A

January 15, 2009
Tom & Mike take reader questions on placing a boost pedal and waking a Boss 7-band EQ from the dead.
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You Write, I Respond: Readers' Thoughts

January 15, 2009
A look at where bass players stand on vintage instruments
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The Little Things

January 15, 2009
Don''t forget the details when putting together and taking care of your gear
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Going Stereo

December 16, 2008
A stereo live setup can make mix concerns a thing of the past
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Pedal Troubleshooting and Maintenance 101, Part 3

December 16, 2008
How to troubleshoot a noisy or troublesome pedal
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Robin Trower - Seven Moons Tone

December 16, 2008
Robin Trower talks about his recording techniques on his latest, Seven Moons
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Optimal Low-End Mixing

December 16, 2008
How to tweak the EQ to make the most of your recordings.
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What to Expect from a Repair Shop

December 16, 2008
Repairman and luthier Tim Schroeder gives some inside advice on what you should expect (and what you shouldn''t expect) when choosing a repair shop.
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Rewinding a 1971 Fender Jazz Pickup

December 16, 2008
John Brown does some rewinding on a classic 1971 J Bass pickup
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Controlling Speaker Breakup

December 16, 2008
How speakers break up, and what you can do to control the noise.
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Affordable Vintage Basses

December 16, 2008
Kevin has the scoop on five great vintage basses under $1500.
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