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Listen to the January 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

December 13, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Radiohead, Bootsy Collins, Samantha Fish, and Bloodclot.
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Staff Picks: Best Live Guitar 2017

December 8, 2017
What guitar player did you see this year that you can’t forget? Heart’s Nancy Wilson and PG editors discuss the best players they saw last year.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Warmoth Partscaster Revival

November 20, 2017
While in high school, this player built his own S-style, but then the wiring failed. Four years later, he revisited his build and fixed it.
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Listen to the December 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

November 15, 2017
This month we dig into the latest tracks from Jerry Douglas, Tetrarch, Oh Sees, and Death from Above.
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Staff Picks: Single-Coils or Humbuckers?

November 10, 2017
You don’t have to choose just one, but it’s fun to debate and there’s no accounting for tastes. Angel Vivaldi joins us in discussing our pickup preferences.
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Gear of the Year 2017

November 7, 2017
Another year, another dazzling parade of pedals, guitars, amps, modelers, and accessories that made our noggins spin.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Mule

October 24, 2017
A versatile workhorse guitar with gritty tone and the capability for swapping electronics.
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Listen to the November 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

October 18, 2017
Listen to tracks from Jonny Lang, Wendy Melvoin and the Revolution, and shredder Brendon Small.
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Staff Picks: Bon Appétit

October 10, 2017
Preparing a good meal is a bit like making music: It takes practice and the right ingredients. Lukas Nelson and PG staff discuss guitarists they’d want to make magic in the kitchen with.
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Listen to the October 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

September 13, 2017
Listen to the latest tracks from Thurston Moore, Big Walnuts Yonder, Molly Tuttle, and Robin Trower.
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Staff Picks: Premier Pedals

September 12, 2017
Delicate Steve joins editors in naming the most utilitarian stompboxes on their boards right now.
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Staff Picks: A Little Help from Our Friends

August 17, 2017
Everyone needs a little guidance sometimes. Avenged Sevenfold’s Zacky Vengeance joins us as we recall the best advice received from a fellow player.
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Editors' Favorite Rig Rundowns

August 16, 2017
PG's hosts select their No. 1 interviews and explain why these shoots were so memorable.
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Live with Switchfoot's Drew Shirley

July 26, 2017
The guitarist brings his pedalboard and Elliott Guitars Royal Haven to show you how to play some of his biggest riffs and answer your gear-related questions.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Magicaster

July 24, 2017
A Chicago bluesman and builder applies Gibson sensibilities, DiMarzio prototypes, and a shorter scale to make his dream Strat-style guitar.
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Listen to the August 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

July 19, 2017
This month's playlist features Deep Purple, Tash Sultana, Algiers, Havok, and more.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 3

July 15, 2017
Take a look at the brand-new stomps, axes, and gizmos, including new stuff from Analog Outfitters, Hungry Robot, Modulus, and Blackstar.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 2

July 14, 2017
Dig into the hottest gear from the floor, including new stuff from Fender, Ovation, Yellowcake, Adventure Audio, and Todd Sharp.
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GALLERY: Summer NAMM 2017 Day 1

July 13, 2017
Dig into the details of new gear from Martin, ValveTrain, Big Ear N.Y.C, Prestige, and more!
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Stripped SG Special

July 10, 2017
A Virginia guitar tweaker strips down and tricks out a late-model SG.
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