July 5, 2020
How the pandemic has reshaped my perception of that first live experience with the Zep legend.
July 3, 2020
With out-of-phase and coil-switching options, a treble-bleed network, and individual volume and tone controls for each pickup, this dual-humbucker’s wiring was ahead of its time when it came out in 1978.
June 29, 2020
This 381 from 1970 also features then-new Hi-Gain single-coil pickups.
June 22, 2020
After a time-consuming series of tweaks, our columnist is glad he didn’t can the can.
June 19, 2020
Have you ever wished you said something in the heat of a moment, but for whatever reason you didn’t … only to sorely regret it later?
June 12, 2020
Lockdown isn’t easy, but it’s revealed some lessons, both trivial (Alexa can fart on demand) and divine (guitar is alive and well).
June 8, 2020
Comprehending one of the studio's most important but mysterious tools—with metaphorical cocktails!
June 5, 2020
Keeping the low-end’s high-tech on the down-low.
May 31, 2020
We're not sure which recordings the Steely Dan legend used it on, if any, but that doesn't mean it's not a fascinating find!
May 29, 2020
When aging a project guitar, it’s best to take it apart and start small. First, we focus on the metal.
May 25, 2020
It’s underappreciated and not as sexy as an overdrive or fuzz, but an EQ on your pedalboard can open myriad tonal doors.
May 24, 2020
The flagship model for Japanese electronics juggernaut was here and gone in the blink of an eye, but certainly not because of quality issues.
May 21, 2020
Four irresistible combinations every guitar junkie's gotta try.
May 14, 2020
Gibson has given many innovative gifts to the guitar universe, but this ’60s bridge wasn’t one of them.
May 11, 2020
PG’s Nashville correspondent shares his favorite moments behind the camera with some of the best guitar players in the world.
May 8, 2020
It’s worth reminding self-learners about the dangers of knowledge gaps and the resulting risk of failing to correctly connect the dots.
April 30, 2020
What coming full circle means to Andy Ellis.
April 29, 2020
The 1965 Gretsch 6117 Double Anniversary makes the most of HiLo’Tron pickups and smooth playability.
April 22, 2020
All 9V blocks are not created equal. Here's what to look for to avoid hiss, hum, and crackle.
April 17, 2020
Guitarist Jeremy Ivey, PG editors, and our Reader of the Month discuss their personal holy-grail guitars.