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The Pinkburst Project

January 17, 2011
Twisted Sister’s Jay Jay French commissions a who’s-who of guitar and bass manufacturers to create 25 custom “pinkburst” guitars and amps to benefit research into uveitis—a disease responsible for 10 percent of blindness in the US.
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Brothers and Sisters In Arms: Guitars for Vets

July 20, 2010
Guitars for Vets organizers Patrick Nettesheim and Dan Van Buskirk help veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder find hope again through music.
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Interview: Ken Scott, Part 2: Musicians’ Questions About Recording with the Beatles

March 19, 2010
In part two of our interview with producer/engineer Ken Scott, Premier Guitar turned the floor over to Beatles-hungry musicians with a desire for details.
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Studio Preparation: What You Should Know Before You Go

March 11, 2010
Premier Guitar talks with recording artists and producers to get tips on maximizing studio productivity—and creativity.
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Interview: Ken Scott, Part 1: Recording with The Beatles & Inside the Studio

February 26, 2010
In the first of our two-part interview, producer Ken Scott tells stories from inside the studio with the Beatles, and shares his approach to mic''ing guitars and drums.
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Interview: Dann Huff, part 2: On Studio Preparedness and Recording Tips

December 30, 2009
Award-winning producer Dann Huff shares his studio tips
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Interview: Dann Huff, part 1: On Being a Producer and Keith Urban

December 23, 2009
In the first installment of our two-part interview, Dann Huff discusses Keith Urban’s guitar work on Defying Gravity, how he defines his role as a producer, and the pros and cons of plug-ins and effects.
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5 Front of the House Engineers You Should Meet

December 17, 2009
Sound guys for Shinedown, Sick Puppies, Adelitas Way, Blackberry Smoke and Vince Gill share what it takes to make a guitar-driven band shine live
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Interview: Tommy Thayer on Sonic Boom and Being KISS

December 3, 2009
Tommy Thayer talks about recording Sonic Boom, fitting in with the legendary band and the gear he uses in the studio and on stage
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Interview: Greg Collins - KISS' Sonic Boom Producer

December 3, 2009
Greg discusses how he and the band made a 1970s KISS album in 2009
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Producer Chuck Ainlay on Recording Mark Knopfler

November 23, 2009
The legendary producer and engineer talks about recording Get Lucky and capturing Knopfler’s signature guitar sounds.
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5 Producers You Should Listen To

July 22, 2009
We talk with five producers who''ve done everything from metal and country to soul and blues about producing guitar-driven hits.
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