Jol Dantzig and Judas Priest from The Designer''s Workshop If you''re not yet hip to Hamer mastermind Jol Dantzig''s blog, do yourself a favor. Today''s post chronicles his newest

Jol Dantzig and Judas Priest

from The Designer''s Workshop


If you''re not yet hip to Hamer mastermind Jol Dantzig''s blog, do yourself a favor. Today''s post chronicles his newest project with Judas Priest, a band that''s been involved with Hamer for decades.

A ''Paul for Mandela

from Gibson


For Nelson Mandela''s 90th birthday charity concert in London on Friday, Gibson presented him with a custom Les Paul.

New York Times Goes to West 48th St.

from the New York Times


We recently spent some time inside the music stores of West 48th St. in New York City, bringing you back videos of each store. Well, we weren''t the only ones interested. Check out the New York Times'' look at the same street, including a narrated photo gallery.

The 4-day event will feature clinics and performances hosted by guitar stars Tosin Abasi, Guthrie Trapp, Brent Mason, Mark Lettieri, Greg Koch, and more.

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“Malcolm Young Is the Benchmark for Everything”—God Is an Astronaut & the Big 5!
Plus, Torsten & Niels Kinsella and Jamie Dean detail the modded Fender guitars that power their atmospheric post-rock.
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Fig. 1

Here’s a different way to unleash the beast within your tracks.

Welcome to another Dojo. Last month I explained in detail how to set up and use sidechain compression techniques to get that classic pop/EDM pumping sound on your rhythm guitar parts and other instruments in your mix. This time, we’ll use the same setup techniques but, instead of sidechaining a compressor, I’m going to show you the benefits of using a gate.

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