April 2020

Articles by Premier Guitar Staff

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Reader Guitar of the Month: Triple-Neck “Hack”

March 20, 2020
A music store employee scored a vintage handbuilt oddball with an electric guitar, electric banjo, and an electric mandolin all-in-one for $100.
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Listen to the April 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

March 18, 2020
This month's playlist includes new tunes from Nili Brosh, Drive-By Tuckers, Sons of Apollo, Alcest, and more.
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Hidden Figures

March 11, 2020
Porridge Radio’s Dana Margolin, PG editors, and our Reader of the Month examine their underlying musical influences.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Townshend Tribute

February 27, 2020
A reader gives a goldtop Schecter PT a new neck, hardware swaps, and two Duncan ’59 humbuckers wired for tonal variety.
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Listen to the March 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

February 19, 2020
This month's tracks include Marcus King, the Wood Brothers, Intervals, and Steve Wariner.
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Which Pro Bassist Has the Wildest Pedalboard?

February 6, 2020
Poliça’s Chris Bierden, PG editors, and our Reader of the Month discuss low-enders with staggering stomp stations.
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Pro Pedalboards 2020!

January 30, 2020
From old-school metal lords to doom gods, blues hotshots, shred heads, and indie bird-flippers—here are 12 of the coolest stomp stations from our last year of Rig Rundowns.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Ceres

January 27, 2020
This T-style was carved out of leftover mahogany used to replace a historical statue atop the Vermont State House.
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Listen to the February 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

January 22, 2020
Dig into new tracks from Korn, Ronnie Earl, the Messthetics, Los Pirañas, Jedd Hughes, and more!
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NAMM

NAMM 2020 Day 4 Gallery

January 19, 2020
Check out what we saw on the final day, including new stuff from Mayones, Gamechanger Audio, Falbo, Crazy Tube Circuits, and more!
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NAMM 2020 Day 3 Gallery

January 18, 2020
Get close-up looks at new tone toys from Walrus, Eventide, Collings, Mythos, Orange, and more.
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NAMM 2020 Day 2 Gallery

January 17, 2020
The second day of NAMM was full of highlights from Vox, Jam Pedals, Catalinbread, Synergy, Soldano, and more!
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NAMM 2020 Day 1 Gallery

January 16, 2020
The first day was full of new gear from Two Notes, Revv, Gibson, Jackson Audio, and the biggest Metal Zone you've ever seen.
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17 Guitar & Bass Heroes Hail Their Heroes

January 14, 2020
Joe Satriani, Thurston Moore, Molly Tuttle, Tommy Emmanuel, John Doe, Lzzy Hale, Kurt Vile, Wayne Kramer, Chris McQueen, and eight more of today’s greats discuss the contemporary players who give them the shivers.
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Have You Ever Cried Because a Concert Was So Good?

January 13, 2020
Theory of a Deadman’s Dave Brenner, PG editors, and Reader of the Month Jimmy Takacs divulge which gigs had them in tears—and why.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Peavey Predator

December 26, 2019
In pursuit of maximalist tone, a guitarist bestows his favorite S-shaped guitar body with three versatile pickups, ’50s wiring, and two toggles to help him do it all.
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Question & Obsession: The Process

December 19, 2019
YUNGBLUD, aka Dominic Harrison, joins us in discussing how to work through creative dry spells.
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Listen to the January 2020 PG Spotify Playlist

December 18, 2019
This month's playlist features new tunes from Nils Lofgren, Neil Young, Olivia Jean, KXM, Jason Isbell, King Crimson, and more.
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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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