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Articles by Jason Shadrick

Quick Hit: Fender CN-60S

April 11, 2018
Nylon-string tones meet steel-string playability in this affordable entry-level model.
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Mark Lettieri Live at PG

April 6, 2018
One of today's most inventive jazz-fusion guitarists talks about developing your voice as an improviser, working with Snarky Puppy, and life on the road.
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Quick Hit: Mythos Pedals Chupacabra

March 5, 2018
The fine line between overdrive and fuzz is brilliantly blurred in this inspired take on the sound of vintage Texas boogie.
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Jon Stickley Live at PG

March 2, 2018
One of the most progressive guitarists in bluegrass sits down to talk about mixing influences, the legendary Tony Rice, and using unexpected pedals with a flattop.
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Julian Lage: “Look Book” Video Premiere

February 27, 2018
The fleet-fingered guitarist brings his trio to Nashville and shares a burning swing tune.
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NAMM '18 - Composite Acoustics | Trace Elliot Legacy and Transit AGP Preamp Demos

February 16, 2018
A new preamp system highlights the company’s latest NAMM offerings.
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NAMM '18 - Animals Pedal 1927 Home Run King Compressor, Rover Fuzz, and Major Overdrive Demos

February 16, 2018
The Japanese brand makes its U.S. trade-show debut with fresh noisemakers and an assist from the tone chasers at Skreddy Pedals.
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NAMM '18 - Schertler Roy Demo

February 16, 2018
The latest acoustic combo from the Swiss builders packs an impressive 400 watts into seven channels.
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NAMM '18 - Outlaw Effects Wrangler Compressor, Cactus Juice Overdrive & Eldorado Echo Demos

February 16, 2018
Watch a demo of a handful of mini pedals that take you from TS-style grit to hi-cut squish, and more.
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NAMM '18 - Alexander Pedals Colour Theory Demo

February 16, 2018
Listen to an in-depth overview of an intense 8-step sequencer that can make your guitar sound like a rack of synths.
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Quick Hit: Seafoam Pedals Lighthouse

February 16, 2018
Tiny-but-mighty tweaking options make this way more than just a boost.
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NAMM '18 - Aguilar Grape Phaser & SL 212 Demo

February 15, 2018
Get swirly with the latest stompbox from NYC’s bass-gear gurus.
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NAMM '18 - MTD Kingston Super & MTD 530 24 Demos

February 13, 2018
One of the most revered names in bass lutherie walks us through two brand-new models.
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NAMM '18 - Relish Guitars Mary One Demo

February 13, 2018
Sleek design meets futuristic curves in the Swiss company’s newest iteration of their flagship model.
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NAMM '18 - Laney Mini-Laney Demo

February 13, 2018
The British amp builders show off a compact, battery-powered stereo amp that could make your practice time way more fun.
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NAMM '18 - Electro-Harmonix 95000 Looper and Op-Amp Big Muff Demos

February 13, 2018
Loopers rejoice! Mike Matthews’ latest multi-track looper combines advanced features with intuitive design. Also, we get a look at a classic Big Muff that went on to define the sound of alt rock.
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NAMM '18 - Greer Amplification Tomahawk Deluxe Drive Demo

February 8, 2018
Athens’ own Nick Greer demos his latest pedal, which walks the fine line between tweed snarl and Bassman punch.
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NAMM '18 - Fender Rumble Studio 40 Demo

February 8, 2018
Listen to the company’s new line of feature-packed combos aimed at bassists who like to experiment.
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NAMM '18 - Victory Amps Countess V4 Preamp Pedal, V30 Countess MkII & VX100 Super Kraken Demos

February 7, 2018
British circuit guru Martin Kidd debuts a line of preamp pedals and an update to a high-gain monster.
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NAMM '18 - EVH 5150III 50W 6L6 Head Demo

February 6, 2018
Eddie’s latest iteration of his 5150 line includes 6L6 tubes and better handling of individual gain and volume controls.
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