The retro roots-rocker shows how he gets yesteryear tones with new beauties from Fender, TK Smith, and Texotica.

Retro roots-rocker JD McPherson met up with Premier Guitar’s John Bohlinger before his set at Nashville’s Mercy Lounge to reveal how he coaxes old tones out of new gear.

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Meanwhile, coguitarist Dave Grahs—the band’s resident punk rocker—reveals a surprisingly roots-y side.

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

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The latest in EHX's 9 Series is designed to turn guitar tone into a string ensemble synthesizer.

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