November 2018
Jason Shadrick

Jason Shadrick

Since attending a Dave Matthews Band concert as a teenager, Jason has been into all things guitar. An Iowa native, Jason has degrees in Music Business from Minnesota State-Mankato and Jazz Pedagogy from the University of Northern Iowa. Since then, he has spent time doing everything from promotion at an indie music label to organizing guitar workshops all over the country. Currently, Jason lives with his wife, son, and daughter in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

ARTICLES

Brent Mason Live at Summer NAMM 2018

July 4, 2018
One of the most influential country pickers of all time sits down to discuss his new-found teaching career, his unique picking style, and his forthcoming—hopefully—solo album.
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SNAMM '18 - Kala UBASS JYMN-8K/FS, KA-SKTGE/C, & KA-SKBGE/C Demos

July 4, 2018
A pair of ukes and a rather punchy semi-hollow bass fill out the Hawaiian company's offerings for SNAMM.
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Joey Landreth Live from Summer NAMM 2018

July 4, 2018
Hear one of roots rock's rising stars dish on super-heavy strings, his approach to slide, and playing in open tunings.
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SNAMM '18 - Kiesel Guitars Johnny Hiland Signature Demo

July 1, 2018
The blazing country picker collaborates on a new sig model with the California custom shop.
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SNAMM '18 - Electro-Harmonix Oceans 11 Reverb Demo

July 1, 2018
Hear Mike Matthews' latest dreamy creation with 11 reverb functions ... and that's just scratching the surface.
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SNAMM '18 - VHT Redline 80 S and Redline V Four Demos

July 1, 2018
Get a taste of the new solid-state combo packed with spring reverb and the four faces of dirt residing in a new pedal.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender Albert Hammond Jr Signature Stratocaster

July 1, 2018
The former Strokes guitarist details how much his '80s Japanese reissue influenced this updated 6-string.
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Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 3

June 30, 2018
Watch the PG editors wrap up the last day of Summer NAMM by discussing new gear from Gamechanger Audio, Koch Amps, Maxwatt, and more!
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SNAMM '18 - Cordoba Guitars Mini II Demo

June 30, 2018
The acoustic guitar builders have updated thier line of mini travel guitars with some hip upgrades.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender Player Series & Limited Edition 60th Anniversary Jazzmaster Demos

June 30, 2018
Check out the newly launched, Mexican-made line in addition to some models that celebrate the Jazzmaster's 60th anniversary.
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SNAMM ' 18 - Recording King Rattlesnake Resonator and Series 7 Limited Edition Demos

June 30, 2018
Resonators rule the day among the company's latest offerings.
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SNAMM '18 - ValveTrain Amps PowerTrain Studio 20 & PowerTrain Stage 50 Demos

June 30, 2018
Listen to the amp company's new line of tube-powered cabs aimed at players who want to add some analog warmth to their digital setups.
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SNAMM '18 - Guild Starfire IV 12-ST 12-String & F-512

June 30, 2018
Looks like 12-string fever has arrived with the release of a pair of American-made guitars that combine style with jangle.
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SNAMM '18 - Trickfish Amplification Trilobite Demo

June 30, 2018
Check out a demo of the company's dual preamp pedal that offers myriad features for the working bassist.
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SNAMM '18 - Godin Doyle Dykes Signature Multiac Steel Demo

June 30, 2018
Watch virtuoso Doyle Dykes burn up the frets on his new signature model.
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SNAMM '18 - Fender The Pelt, Full Moon Distortion & Engager Boost Demos

June 30, 2018
After launching an all-new pedal line in January, Fender expands their offerings with a fuzz, hi-gain distortion, and a versitale clean boost.
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Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 2

June 29, 2018
Watch the editors discuss their fave gear from Electro-Harmonix, Greer, Reverend, Old Blood Noise Endeavors, and more!
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SNAMM '18 - Martin Guitars 000RSG, Jimmy Buffet Custom, D-16EDP, D 28 Bigsby & more

June 29, 2018
The venerable acoustic builders reveal a bevy of new axes including a collaboration with Gretsch and one aimed at fans of dogs playing poker.
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SNAMM '18 - Dusky Electronics Hypatia Demo

June 29, 2018
Watch how a rather simple discrete circuit blossoms into a gritty fuzz with a crunchy heart.
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Summer NAMM 2018 Editors' Picks Day 1

June 28, 2018
Our crew gives a quick rundown of the five most head-turning things they saw on their first day at the Nashville gear expo.
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