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Articles by John Bohlinger

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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First Look: Fender '64 Custom Deluxe Reverb

September 25, 2017
John Bohlinger grabs four of his favorite guitars to see how this "new" combo purrs and snarls.
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Last Call: How to Avoid Idiocracy

September 21, 2017
Teaching music in schools builds better brains.
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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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Rig Rundown: The Magpie Salute's Rich Robinson & Marc Ford

September 13, 2017
The reunited duo shares stories about favorite axes, and demonstrates how they craft their rootsy twin-guitar attack.
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First Look: Catalinbread Belle Epoch Deluxe

September 11, 2017
The Last Call columnist shows how this new delay can go from tight rockabilly slapback to trippy-hippy pysch-out sounds.
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First Look: Hahn 112

September 4, 2017
The Lee Brice sideman has a go with luthier Chihoe Hahn's latest 6-string that is a fresh take on familiar concepts.
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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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First Look: Orange Fur Coat Fuzz

August 28, 2017
The guitar guy has a go with the gnarly octave fuzzbox that's loosely based on the old Foxx Tone Machine from the '70s.
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Last Call: My Long, Slow Descent Into Pedal Madness

August 25, 2017
How one guitarist’s effects obsession was born, ran amok, and then conquered. For now.
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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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First Look: ValveTrain ThunderTrain

August 21, 2017
The guitar nut has a bash with a tube-rectified recreation of the classic Valvco Thunderbolt.
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First Look: Epiphone Les Paul SL

August 14, 2017
PG's John Bohlinger tries out the sleek ride that streets for under 100 bones.
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Last Call: Instagram Me, Wabi-Sabi

August 11, 2017
Talent in the raw thrives, just a thumb click away.
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What Bohlinger Plays - Cascading Jangle Riff in E

August 8, 2017
Watch and learn a hooky pull-off motif inspired by rock ’n’ roll icon Buddy Holly.
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SNAMM '17 - Prestige Guitars DC Coupe Ace MG Demo

August 8, 2017
The Canadian brand unveils a new line a electrics that are loaded with TV Jones and equipped with Bigsby B50 vibratos.
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SNAMM '17 - Cole Clark Guitars Angel 2 Demo

August 4, 2017
The Aussie brand updates its popular flattop with new wood choices and electronics.
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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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SNAMM '17 - Creation Music Company Daybreak and Milano 50 Demos

August 3, 2017
Learn how this new company builds off the Risen Amplification name.
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SNAMM '17 - Supro 1605R Reverb & 1606 Super Demos

August 3, 2017
See how two vintage designs get updated for the 21st century.
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