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Evolution to Revolution, Acoustic Style

June 17, 2009
My parents bought me my first acoustic guitar in 1974, when I was 10 years old. It was quite a financial sacrifice for a family of modest middle-class means with
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Smells Like Tone to Me...

April 21, 2009
An ode to favorite amps
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Discovering Tone Inspiration

March 17, 2009
Trent reminisces on some sonic milestones that influenced his tone
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Hot Rod Guitars and Broken Ankles

January 15, 2009
An orthopedic surgeon who builds guitars? Must be fate...
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Looking Back at 2008

November 11, 2008
Trent passes on the dream when he helps a friend''s kid set up for his first gig.
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Are You a Pedal Junkie?

October 13, 2008
When G.A.S. becomes P.A.S.
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Sanctuary of Soul

September 10, 2008
Its time to put the guitar at the forefront of our existence, according to our publisher Trent Salter
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Rocking in Music City

July 10, 2008
Our gang just returned from Nashville with tired feet, tons of interviews, video footage, and pretty serious hangovers from the wall-to-wall parties that are part of the summer NAMM vibe...
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An Acoustic Story

June 16, 2008
Welcome to Premier Guitar’s very first “unplugged” acoustic issue. In the spirit of this issue’s theme, I would like to share with you a real life acoustic story, if I
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Up Close and Personal

May 12, 2008
A wise man once told me – and the older I get, the more I believe it – that there are three types of people in this world: those who
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Is Print Dying?

March 11, 2008
In an ever-changing, continually progressing digital world filled with various forms of multimedia marketing, some seem to believe that the role of print continues to be in question. In a
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The Show Must Go On!

February 8, 2008
In nearly 30 years of playing live shows, I’ve witnessed a variety of uncontrollable circumstances that have prevented the band from making it to the stage. There’s been everything from
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Dream it, Live it and Pass it On

January 10, 2008
The older I get, the more I realize that experiencing the guitar at an early age should be an opportunity that everyone shares. I believe that if every person in
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Our Premier Audience

December 12, 2007
It has been said that you can often assess one’s character by the company they keep. I certainly agree with that – the secret of Premier Guitar’s success lies in
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The Digital Revolution

November 12, 2007
It has been an ongoing debate – as well as the basis for many strong opinions – as our industry continues to embrace the technological advances of the digital revolution.
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Share the Passion

October 10, 2007
When it comes to tone there is really no replacement for visceral experiences. Touch it, hear it, feel it and often times, smell it! Getting up close and personal in
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September 10, 2007
Drop your linen and start your grinning; it is truly time to tone up and throw down, festival style! The Premier Guitar Festival – Boston takes over September 15th and
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SPG Guitars Vintage TL Chambered Guitar

August 8, 2007
SPG mixes traditional looks with cutting edge electronics.
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How We Doing?

August 8, 2007
A wise man once told me that when it comes to building your business and addressing your customers, you have one mouth and two ears, therefore you should listen twice
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An Evolving Marketplace

July 11, 2007
Guitar and Gear: Helping You Get What You Want
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