December 2019

ARTICLES

Reader Guitar of the Month: Yamaha Pacifica

December 5, 2019
This model’s swimming-pool routing makes it a great candidate for modding.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Scrap Steel

November 24, 2019
A sound designer decides to build an electric baritone lap steel out of discarded timber and leftover guitar parts.
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Question and Obsession: Drop the Beat

November 22, 2019
Chris Shiflett of Foo Fighters joins us in discussing flavorful hip-hop and R&B guitarists.
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Listen to the December 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

November 13, 2019
This month's playlist includes tunes from Billy Strings, Brittany Howard, Killswitch Engage, Blackwater Holylight, and more!
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Wolf

October 29, 2019
How one guitarist transformed a hunk of plywood into a P-90 tone monster modeled after a classic Les Paul Junior.
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Question & Obsession: Stratocaster Stars

October 28, 2019
Old Dominion’s Matthew Ramsey joins us in discussing players who make the Strat sing, embodying the classic model’s sound in a singular way.
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Listen to the November 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

October 16, 2019
Dig into new jams from Kim Gordon, Opeth, Lillie Mae, Lightning Bolt, and more!
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Question & Obsession: Ultimate Rig Rundowns

September 19, 2019
Guitarist Madison Cunningham joins PG editors in discussing which players we’d want to get deep with.
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Listen to the October 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

September 18, 2019
This month's playlist features Fanny, Jamaaladeen Tacuma, Ty Segall, Particle Kid, and more.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Koyukicaster

September 6, 2019
An anime fan from Israel wanted the guitar played by his favorite character, so he enlisted a U.K. luthier to make it for him.
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Listen to the September 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

August 21, 2019
This month's tracks include new jams from the Artistocrats, J.R. Bohannon, Psychedelic Porn Crumpets, the Yawpers, and more!
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Question and Obsession: First Songs

August 13, 2019
Illiterate Light’s Jeff Gorman joins us in remembering the first tunes we learned to play on guitar.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: B-Bender Gleasoncaster

August 8, 2019
Limited funds and a desire to cop Clarence White’s mojo propelled this guitarist to build a B-bender guitar from scratch.
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Question and Obsession: Box It Up

July 26, 2019
Pinky Doodle Poodle’s George Hattori joins us in naming the album tones we’d want to capture in a stompbox.
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Listen to the August 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

July 24, 2019
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Jimmie Vaughan, Dream Theater, Devin Townsend, Doug Wamble, and more!
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 3

July 20, 2019
The final day of this year's Summer NAMM show was filled with new gear from Korora, 3rd Power, Gillett Guitars, Ciari, and more!
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 2

July 19, 2019
The second day was packed full of new tone toys from Wampler, Godin, Nutter, Line 6, Taylor, Martin, and more!
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Gallery: Summer NAMM 2019 Day 1

July 18, 2019
The first day was full of interesting and weird gear from Mythos, Yamaha, Blackstar, Fender, and more!
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Headless Minimalist

July 11, 2019
A Steinberger fan builds guitars out of unlikely materials, including nylon fishing line wrapped around the neck for frets.
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Question and Obsession: Needle Drop

June 24, 2019
Adam “Schmeeans” Smirnoff of Lettuce joins us in picking the top records to put on when hosting a party.
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