Everything from vintage Jazzmasters to dirty Danelectros made waves at the annual music fest in Austin, Texas.

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Temples’ frontman James Edward Bagshaw uses a 12-string for the group’s more complex songs, and was sporting a Danelectro model at SXSW.

In case you couldn’t make it to the music world’s annual balls-to-the wall blitzkrieg of shows, we bring you there with a look at the players who rocked 2014’s Texan festival of rock.

Want to play different pedal sequences in a flash? These handy boxes provide more tone solutions than you might realize.

There is no right or wrong way to wire a pedalboard. It’s really a matter of personal taste and what our ears find pleasing. Every musician has their own thing, and our pedalboards are certainly an extension of that. For some, reconfiguring the pedalboard is a lifelong process, and adding a new device often means something has got to go, because real estate is crucial!

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Misfits guitarist Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein unveils a new line of strings, collaborating with Josh Vittek of Sheptone.

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See a sampling of picks used by famous guitarists over the years.

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Submit your own artist pick collections to rebecca@premierguitar.com for inclusion in a future gallery.

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