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Articles by John Bohlinger

First Look: Wren and Cuff Two-Five 25V Overdrive

April 16, 2018
John Bohlinger saddles up on a baritone T-style, '50s Strat, custom-made LP with mini-humbuckers, and a triple-humbucker PRS to take out the raging black-and-yellow box on its first ride.
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Last Call: Worst Gig Ever

April 13, 2018
Fish cleaner, kissing bandit, parasite host, or bad-luck honky-tonk bass player?
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Rig Rundown: Earthless

April 11, 2018
Isaiah Mitchell and Mike Eginton demo their psych-rock toys, including a couple of new Tyrant amps and vintage gear from Dan Armstrong, Sunn, and Acoustic.
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First Look: Spaceman Effects Mercury IV Germanium Harmonic Boost

April 9, 2018
Watch John Bohlinger play his '50s Les Paul goldtop, '66 Fender Strat, Hahn T-style, and a PRS DGT to see how much bark is inside this one box.
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First Look: Origin Effects RevivalDrive

April 2, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger uses single-coils, P-90s, and humbuckers to properly work out the company's first amp-style overdrive.
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Rig Rundown: Robin Trower

March 28, 2018
The English rocker’s recipe for psychedelic blues-rock is simple: Plug a Strat into a Marshall and crank it up.
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First Look: Two-Rock Bloomfield Drive

March 26, 2018
The ace guitarist brings a '56 Les Paul Custom, Hahn T-style, '55 Strat, and PRS hollowbody to the ring to properly tussle with the 6V6-powered, 100-watt beast.
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What Bohlinger Plays: The Best Turnaround Ever

March 20, 2018
How to play a deceptively simple—and impressive—turnaround that uses hybrid picking.
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First Look: Friedman BE-50 Deluxe

March 19, 2018
The Lee Brice sideman busts out his PRS hollowbody, Hahn T-style, and a vintage Les Paul and Strat to properly rock out this 50-watt monster.
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First Look: Taylor Guitars K14ce V-Class Builder's Edition

March 12, 2018
The Review Demo master pulls up a chair and has a session with the new Grand Auditorium model that features the company's new V-Class bracing, updated electronics, and a beveled armrest.
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First Look: Fender Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster Thinline

March 7, 2018
PG's demo master straps on the Austin legend's new semi-hollow 6-string.
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First Look: PRS Silver Sky

March 5, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger has a dance with the new 6-string collaboration forged by Paul Reed Smith and John Mayer.
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Rig Rundown: Snarky Puppy

February 28, 2018
Arguably the most danceable jazz band around gives us some insights to the gear they use to keep the audience grooving.
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First Look: Koll Super Cub

February 26, 2018
John Bohlinger gets his mitts on Portland, Oregon, luthier Saul Koll's mix of a mid-’60s Epiphone Coronet and a Gibson Melody Maker SG, complete with Guyatone gold-foil replica pickups by Curtis Novak.
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Last Call: Be Where You Belong

February 22, 2018
Sometimes you must face—and embrace—Father Time.
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Rig Rundown: Radio Moscow

February 21, 2018
This psych-rock power trio doesn't mind a little 60-cycle hum from their collection of obscure vintage gear from Gibson, Alamo, Danelectro, and more.
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First Look: Orange Brent Hinds Terror

February 20, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger straps on a hollowbody PRS, a vintage Gibson Les Paul (with P-90s), and a B-bender Tele to prove this metal box can do more than just "Blood and Thunder."
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Rig Rundown: Milky Chance

February 14, 2018
The German folk/reggae-rock group gives us a peek at their streamlined setup that combines vintage, offbeat axes with cutting-edge technology.
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First Look: JHS Bonsai

February 12, 2018
PG's John Bohlinger grabs his PRS hollowbody, Hahn T-style, and a vintage Les Paul Junior to go back in time with the nine TS-style voicings barking inside this one green box.
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Rig Rundown: Greta Van Fleet

February 7, 2018
One of today’s most buzzed-about rock bands walks us through the gear that powers their riff-heavy jams.
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