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Rig Rundown: Brandon “Taz” Niederauer

One of guitar’s most promising young firebrands breaks down his signature D’Angelico, explains why he prefers Boogies, and then demos some vintage stompboxes.

Somewhere off the coast of Florida in the Atlantic during Joe Bonamassa’s Keeping the Blues Alive cruise, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer hung with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger to talk tone.


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