April 2020

Pro Advice

Oct19_StateoftheStomp

State of the Stomp: Thinking Three-Dimensionally

September 30, 2019
Build a genuine relationship with your amp and your pedals.
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Sept19 Wizard of Odd-homepage

Wizard of Odd: Maxitone 481

September 24, 2019
A unique-looking bass from the back pages of a familiar family biz.
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Oct19_ToneTips

Tone Tips: Masters of Many

September 23, 2019
Keep pedalboards light and tight, with a jack-of-all-trades pedal.
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Question & Obsession: Ultimate Rig Rundowns

September 19, 2019
Guitarist Madison Cunningham joins PG editors in discussing which players we’d want to get deep with.
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Tuning Up

Tuning Up: For Those Feeling Like an Unmade Bed

September 17, 2019
A shout-out of solidarity (and thanks) for those suffering through life’s not-so-cool fits of shrieking fuzz.
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Oct19_LastCall

Last Call: Sing for Your Gig

September 16, 2019
Why should you be singing? It will help your career, plus it feels good.
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Oct19_BassBench

Bass Bench: Who Really Built That “Custom” Guitar?

September 13, 2019
The truth about how some boutique and mainstream instrument builders keep endorsers happy and prices low.
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Oct19_AcousticSoundboard

Acoustic Soundboard: Under Pressure

September 9, 2019
Taylor's Andy Powers takes a closer look at how piezoelectric pickups amplify acoustic guitars.
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Oct19_SilverandBlack

Silver and Black: Simple Tube Tricks for Beginners

September 2, 2019
Need more headroom or gain? Spin the bottles.
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Oct19_ModGarage

Mod Garage: Working with Shielded Coax and Teflon-Insulated Wire

August 30, 2019
If you want pro results from your modding adventures, you need to learn how to handle these specialized types of cabling.
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October 2019 Esoterica homepage

Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Why Wood?

August 28, 2019
When a plastic guitar falls in the woods …
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Vintage Vault: 1968 Vincent Bell Coral Electric Sitar

August 25, 2019
A sonic touchstone from the psychedelic-rock era.
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October 2019 - wizard of odd - astrotone - homepage

Wizard of Odd: Mid-’60s Astrotone

August 23, 2019
Blasting off with a difficult-to-find, but very cool MIJ guitar from the violin world.
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Last Call homepage

Last Call: Close Your Eyes, Be Transported

August 20, 2019
Put on the blinders, focus inward, and tap into the moment.
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acoustic soundboard - homepage

Acoustic Soundboard: Scale Length and String Tension

August 19, 2019
A deeper look at how your flattop's dimensions affect both its tones and its responsiveness.
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tone tips - picks - homepage

Tone Tips: Different Picks for Different Licks

August 16, 2019
Switching picks is the fastest and easiest way to switch up your tone and attack.
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Question and Obsession: First Songs

August 13, 2019
Illiterate Light’s Jeff Gorman joins us in remembering the first tunes we learned to play on guitar.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Epiphone Les Paul SL

August 12, 2019
When it comes to mods, sometimes two guitars make a better one.
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Tuning Up-Homepage

Tuning Up: Let It Ride (or “What NAMM Can Teach Us About TB”)

August 11, 2019
A double-entendre-laced love letter to road trips and gear shows.
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Bass Bench-Homepage

Bass Bench: Signal Processing in Class-D Amps

August 9, 2019
Making the case for small and light, relatively cheap, and energy efficient.
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