Doug Gillard, Mark Shue, and Bobby Bare Jr. reveal how a few quirky vintage axes, some classic amps, and a few utilitarian pedals get the job done night after night.

PG’s John Bohlinger met with Doug Gillard, Mark Shue, and Bobby Bare Jr. (above left) of Guided by Voices before their Basement East gig in Nashville where the indie stalwarts dished out deets on their gear.

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Made in Canada, this two-voice guitar features a chambered Mahogany body, carved Swamp Ash top, 25.5” scale Mahogany neck and Rosewood Fingerboard.

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What Is Compression & How It Works on Guitar | Recording Dojo

Comprehending one of the studio's most important but mysterious tools—with metaphorical cocktails!

[Originally published 6/8/2020]

Welcome to Recording Dojo—PG’s new monthly column pertaining to recording and engineering, with guitarists in mind. Think of this column as your place to develop better audio-recording skills, experiment with new techniques and gear and, most importantly, mindsets. So bring your best self forward and your willingness to learn … the dojo is now open.

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A collaboration honoring Grammy-award winner and guitar virtuoso Christone "Kingfish" Ingram featuring his signature humbucking pickups.

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