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John Bohlinger

John Bohlinger

John Bohlinger is a Nashville-based multi-instrumentalist best known for leading the band on NBC's Nashville Star, serving as music director for the CMT Awards and specials on PBS and GAC, and of course for his appearances in PG Rig Rundown, Review Demo, Axes & Artifacts, and What Bohlinger Plays videos.

ARTICLES

Rig Rundown: Greg Koch

August 14, 2019
The king of gristle shares the signature gear he uses to unleash waves of unabashed sonic mayhem.
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First Look: Mojotone BlackOut Tweed Select

August 12, 2019
The sweet sounds of screaming tweed and a raft of even bigger tones live in this affordable take on the 5E3 classic.
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Axes & Artifacts: Dumble Overdrive Special, Overdrive Deluxe & Modded Fender Bassman

August 6, 2019
Three rare amps worth their weight in gold—one previously owned by Keith Urban, one from Mark Tremonti, and one just sold to Joe Bonamassa.
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First Look: EarthQuaker Devices Plumes

August 3, 2019
Jamie Stillman and his cast of weirdos take the TS beyond simple screaming.
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Rig Rundown: Nita Strauss

July 31, 2019
With a new Ibanez signature model and an ultraportable plug-and-play rig, the rock heroine travels light to create the heavy tones on her new solo debut, Controlled Chaos.
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First Look: Supro Silverwood

July 30, 2019
We inspect the new "old" guitar based on the brand's 1960 flagship model.
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First Look: Boss DD-200 Digital Delay

July 22, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger explore 12 modes that go from tame and traditional to wacky and adventurous.
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Summer NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 3

July 21, 2019
The PG editors hit up Carter Vintage Guitars one last time to wrap up the final day of the show by discussing exciting new gear from ValveTrain, Comins Guitars, Chase Bliss, and more!
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Summer NAMM 2019 Editors' Picks Day 1

July 19, 2019
Our crew meets up at Carter Vintage Guitars to give a quick rundown of the most head-turning things they saw on their first day at the Nashville gear expo.
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Last Call: Live, Without a Net

July 16, 2019
Take time to pick the strawberries.
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First Look: Aclam Dr. Robert

July 1, 2019
Spanish stompbox specialists conjure the biting, stinging, and fab-fuzzy spirit of the '66 Beatles and the rare Vox UL730.
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Rig Rundown: Lukas Nelson & Promise of the Real

June 26, 2019
One of Americana’s rising stars (and a son of an outlaw legend) goes deep on his vintage Gibson, using a dual-amp setup, and why he eschews most pedals.
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Rig Rundown: Arielle

June 19, 2019
Inspired by the lutherie skills of Brian May and the tonal essence of Eric Johnson, this self-proclaimed “classic-folk rocker” shows off her acoustic and electric setups.
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Last Call: Space Is Music, Too

June 17, 2019
Think about playing guitar as a communication device in a larger conversation.
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First Look: Henry Amplification SRT+

June 17, 2019
The sounds of a rare but potent little Vox live again in this EL84-driven overachiever.
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Rig Rundown: Judas Priest

June 5, 2019
Watch the pioneering British heavy metal band share the stories and secrets behind the gear that’s banged heads for 50 years and sold over 50 million records.
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First Look: MXR Carbon Copy Mini

June 1, 2019
PG goes from rockabilly slapback to freakout oscillation to properly test out the itty-bitty edition of the popular green delay.
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Rig Rundown: The Tallest Man on Earth

May 29, 2019
Take a look at how Kristian Matsson, one of Sweden’s most enigmatic songwriters, crafts layers of sonic magic with a handful of open tunings and a pile of pedals.
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First Look: Gibson SG Modern

May 21, 2019
We take the maple-capped, ’bucker-splitting, ebony-boarded 24-fretter for a spin, PG-style!
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Last Call: Find Your Purpose

May 19, 2019
If My Little Pony can make life more meaningful, why not playing guitar?
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