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Pro Pedalboards 2021

February 25, 2021
No one’s really toured for a year, but that hasn’t stopped us from catching up with guitarists of all stripes to find out what board candy has got them excited. Pandemic be damned! Here are some of the coolest stomp stations from the last year of PG Rig Rundowns.
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Our Favorite Recent Gear Buys

February 19, 2021
Gabriel Sullivan of XIXA joins PG editors and our reader of the month to discuss coolest tone-tool purchases of the last year, as well as current musical obsessions.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Beecaster

February 9, 2021
A gigging guitarist in Boston needed a lighter guitar with humbucking support, so he called on a local luthier to build it.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: O’Dell Bene Mesa Archtop Deluxe

January 27, 2021
A retired meteorologist collected beautiful tonewoods for years and recently turned them into a rare dream machine.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: A National Treasure

January 7, 2021
A reader strikes gold when his mom finds a rare 1955 Town and Country for $40 at a garage sale.
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What's the First Thing You Do to a New Guitar?

December 27, 2020
Suuns guitarist Joe Yarmush joins PG editors and our Reader of the Month to talk new guitars and musical obsessions.
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Best Albums of 2020

December 22, 2020
Premier Guitar editors reveal the records that helped them cope during COVID-19 quarantine. Plus, their most-anticipated releases of 2021.
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The Year in Gear 2020

December 17, 2020
It may be the understatement of the century, but this year was weird. Even so, the killer gear kept coming. Here are the goods that stood out as extra-great amongst our annual haul of Premier Guitar reviews.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: A Strat Comes Full Circle

November 5, 2020
A Hendrix fan details the journey of his first real guitar, a 1972 Fender Strat that he modded, returned to spec, and is now enjoying again in quarantine.
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Listen to the November 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

October 14, 2020
This month's jams include Boris, John Scofield, Julian Bream, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Nick Perri, Noveller, and more.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: 1982 Gibson Victory MVX

October 5, 2020
How one guitarist modified his “master-of-none” HSH guitar into a sonically pleasing machine.
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Lizzo's Celisse Henderson Shares Her No. 1 Pedal

September 25, 2020
The badass wielder of the white SG joins PG editors and reader Joe Contento to talk about our go-to stomps and latest musical obsessions.
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Listen to the October 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

September 16, 2020
This month's collection of tunes includes Idles, Peter Green, Chicano Batman, All Souls, and more.
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Old Flames: The Gear We’ve Had the Longest

August 21, 2020
Black Pumas’ guitarist Adrian Quesada, PG editors, and our reader of the month discuss their guitar prized possessions.
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Listen to the September 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

August 19, 2020
Dig into new tracks from Ohmme, Division of Laura Lee, Thorbjørn Risager, and a few Clarence White classics.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: More Paul

August 15, 2020
A player with an affinity for Strat-style guitars reshaped a Les Paul-style Epiphone Basher into something more comfortable.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: "Hot Wonderful" Circuit-Board 6-String

August 3, 2020
A guitarist finds a shipping shortcut through Amazon and tries out a no-frills, peel-and-stick body customization.
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The Woodshed Chronicles

July 9, 2020
Songwriter/guitarist Lauren Strange, PG editors, and our reader of the month share the guitar projects they’ve embarked on during the pandemic.
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Listen to the July 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

June 17, 2020
This month's tracks include Willie Nelson, Kinga Głyck, Lamb of God, Jack Broadbent, and more.
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