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Bassists

Dunable Guitars Announces the JM Bass

November 21, 2017
The company's designation of their first signature instrument goes to the collaboration with High On Fire bassist Jeff Matz.
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Death from Above’s Jesse Keeler: Like an Ant Looking at the Moon Through a Cloud

November 13, 2017
How the unpredictable bassist uses a guitaristic approach and modern effects to craft the dance-punk duo's wild, wide-eyed sounds.
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Bloodclot’s Todd Youth and Nick Oliveri

November 9, 2017
After years in the thrash, metal, and stoner-rock trenches, the former Danzig guitarist and ex-Queens of the Stone Age bassist return to their roots as a heart-punching hardcore tag team.
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Rig Rundown: 311 [2017]

November 1, 2017
Spend an hour with the funk-punk rockers as they go over all the PRS and Gibson 6-strings, Warwick bass gear, and piles of pedals that stir up their tone.
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Rig Rundown: A Day to Remember

October 25, 2017
The adventurous metalcore crew explains how their guitar idols influenced their traditional-meets-digital setups.
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Rig Rundown: The Afghan Whigs

October 18, 2017
The alt-rock pioneers show us the killer screen-printed Mesa/Boogies and piles of pedals they use to dish out both ethereal and rough-and-tumble tones.
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Rig Rundown: Together Pangea

October 11, 2017
The California rockers walk us through how they formulate hip garage-rock tones with some oddball vintage gear.
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GALLERY: Riot Fest 2017

September 29, 2017
Check out the instruments used by members of Queens of the Stone Age, Jawbreaker, Bad Brains, Prophets of Rage, New Order, Built to Spill, and others who rocked the Chicago fest.
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Broken Social Scene: “Family” Reunions and Musical Constipation

September 29, 2017
Think your band’s a nightmare? Try wrangling a cast of 19 rotating members! Here Brendan Canning and Charles Spearin discuss the pains and triumphs of recording Hug of Thunder.
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Rig Rundown: The Fall of Troy

September 27, 2017
The post-hardcore power duo dives into their go-to axes, goosed tube amps, and healthy stash of tone-warping noisemakers.
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Rig Rundown: Toadies

September 20, 2017
The Lone Star rockers walk us through their powerfully simple setups.
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Listen to the October 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

September 13, 2017
Listen to the latest tracks from Thurston Moore, Big Walnuts Yonder, Molly Tuttle, and Robin Trower.
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Jon Stickley: Flatpicking Into the Future

September 7, 2017
Armed with a handful of road-tested tunes, a go-for-broke attitude, and a new level of chemistry, newgrass’ most progressive guitarist makes a statement with Maybe Believe.
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Rig Rundown: Sharkmuffin

September 6, 2017
Learn how the band covers everything from noisy, sonic assaults to dreamy, pysch-tinged surf-rock melodies with minimal gear and an overflow of punk-rock ’tude.
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Big Walnuts Yonder: Let’s Start a Proj

August 31, 2017
The Tera Melos guitarist and post-punk bass legend reveal how they recorded an experimental new album with Nels Cline and Greg Saunier, and why this proj was such a long time a-comin’.
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Rig Rundown: The Dead Daisies' Doug Aldrich and Marco Mendoza

August 30, 2017
The hard-rocking collective gives us a tour of their gear and shares some of their favorite tone tips.
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Gallery: Lollaplooza 2017

August 29, 2017
The four-day festival takes over Chicago’s lakefront park and turns up the volume thanks to Ryan Adams, Arcade Fire, Muse, Ron Gallo, Warpaint, Cage the Elephant, and others.
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Rig Rundown: Earth, Wind & Fire's Verdine White

August 23, 2017
One of the founding members of the legendary funk outfit explains how he conquered the world with massive talent and minimal gear.
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The Black Angels: Left-Handed Path

August 14, 2017
The southpaw guitarists in this Austin band are pushing psych rock into the future with their new album, Death Song. (And they use a truckload of vintage gear.)
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SNAMM '17 - Supro Huntington Bass Demo

August 4, 2017
Bass wizard Doug Wimbish test-drives the new 4-string with retro flair.
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