April 2020

Articles by Premier Guitar Staff

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Staff Picks: More Please!

March 16, 2017
PG editors and blues slinger Samantha Fish discuss the guitarists we want to hear from this year.
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Listen to the April 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

March 15, 2017
Listen to the latest tracks from Otis Taylor, The Lemon Twigs, De La Tierra, and Michael Chapman.
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Staff Picks: The Big Show

February 26, 2017
Pedal-steel guitarist Jonny Lam joins us in discussing which guitarists would make the best performers for the Super Bowl halftime show.
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Listen to the March 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

February 15, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Kristin Hersh, Dean Ween, Oozing Wound, Harvey Mandel, and more!
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All-Star Pedalboards 2017

February 14, 2017
From classic-rock simplicity to indie-tweaker’s delight: Premier Guitar chronicles the most noteworthy stomp stations from last year’s Rig Rundowns.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Jim Mouradian-Built Frankenstrat

February 13, 2017
A Boston acid-blues guitarist celebrates a Strat with 15 switchable voicings—the work of a beloved luthier who recently passed away.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Zoller Partscaster

January 26, 2017
This reader didn’t let the high price of his dream guitar keep him down—he built his own version.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 4

January 22, 2017
We close out the 2017 NAMM show with a look at gear from DigiTech, Santa Cruz, Hamer, and more.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 3

January 21, 2017
Take a look at some of the latest gear from Universal Audio, Fodera, Source Audio, Suhr, and more!
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 2

January 20, 2017
Guitars, amps, and stomps we saw on our second day at the Anaheim gear show.
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GALLERY: NAMM 2017 Day 1

January 19, 2017
Guitars, amps, and stomps we saw on our first day at the Anaheim gear show.
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PG Editors’ Best Music of 2016

December 30, 2016
Our eclectic staff mourns and celebrates a year of unsurpassed heaviness with a look back at its music highlights—and forward to the healing tunes of 2017.
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Top 10 Rig Rundowns of 2016

December 30, 2016
You watched, we listened! Here are the most popular episodes of the year.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: ESP George Lynch Skull N’ Bones

December 18, 2016
After 15 years of pining, a guitarist finally scores the ’80s hair-metal guitar of his dreams.
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Staff Picks: Music in Technicolor

December 14, 2016
The perfect marriage of film and score can propel good storytelling to unforgettable. Australian blues guitarist Hamish Anderson joins PG editors in naming our most memorable movie soundtracks.
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The Year in Gear 2016

November 28, 2016
Come with us, time travelers, as we revisit a year’s worth of axes, amps, stomps, basses, baritones, and other tools of our music-making trade—all deemed worthy of the Premier Gear Award.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: In Loving Memory of Alan Vincent

November 15, 2016
A PG fan pays tribute to a beloved son, gone too soon but never forgotten.
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Staff Picks: Dream Rigs

November 10, 2016
As we cross the 300 mark on number of Rig Rundowns filmed, Premier Guitar columnist Pete Thorn joins editors in naming our favorite gear-geek-out vids.
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Staff Picks: Note to Self

October 27, 2016
Mitski and PG editors go back in time and give guitar counsel to their younger selves.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: The Grassfire Phoenix

September 23, 2016
A reclaimed Epiphone Firebird rises from the ashes.
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