April 2019

Single-coil-equipped

ARTICLES

First Look: Kay Barney Kessel K6700V Artist

April 22, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger try out the revamped, reintroduced signature model designed for the jazz guitar giant.
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No-Brainer Mods 2019!

April 11, 2019
Three entry-level axes and the DIY projects that turn them into secret weapons for the stage and studio.
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First Look: PRS Paul's Guitar & SE Paul's Guitar

April 8, 2019
We compare and contrast the affordable and upscale versions of the signature axe for the man behind the Maryland gear outfit.
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Fender American Performer Telecaster Hum Review

March 1, 2019
Fender tweaks the traditional Tele template to accommodate contemporary tastes.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Greenie

February 28, 2019
A Strat player in Finland gets hooked on scallops.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: 1982 G&L SC-2

February 5, 2019
Sometimes the best low bid is a trade.
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NAMM '19 - PRS SE Paul's Guitar, CE 24 Semi-Hollow & McCarty 595 Hollowbody Demos

January 25, 2019
Paul Smith’s upscale personal solidbody gets reinvented at the sub-$1,000 mark, and impressively equipped hollow- and semi-hollow axes make their debut.
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NAMM '19 - Fender Acoustasonic Demo

January 25, 2019
Witness how the company engineered a hybrid design that goes from dread to Tele with the flick of a switch.
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First Look: Fender American Performer Telecaster

January 18, 2019
Watch John Bohlinger play the latest iteration of Leo's first solidbody that's loaded with a new Yosemite bridge single-coil and Keef-esque neck humbucker.
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Vintage Vault: 1961 Martin F-55

November 21, 2018
A rare electric that’s just finding its place on the collectability scale.
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Vintage Vault: 1962 Fender Telecaster Fiesta Red

October 10, 2018
A candy-colored and road-worn Tele with a few rare turns, including an ash body.
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Will Ray's Bottom Feeder: Cozart Serape T-style

August 13, 2018
A cheapo guitar with a Mexican-style blanket covering its body is a conversation starter—and a cool player.
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G&L Introduces CLF Research Skyhawk

August 9, 2018
The new CLF Research Skyhawk brings back the best of 1980s style and packs it with today's G&L performance.
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SNAMM '18 - Clifton Guitarworks Flathead Demos

July 18, 2018
These slightly unusual axes combine reclaimed woods with a moden take on a traditional design.
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SNAMM '18 - Nutter Guitars Astro Commander Demo

July 11, 2018
Nashville's own Brian Nutter dresses to impress and demos a futuristic model that sports a wealth of switching options.
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SNAMM '18 - TV Jones Starwood Series JM Pickups Demo

July 7, 2018
The Pacific Northwest pickup guru comes to Tune Town to demo his first-ever set for the classic offset.
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SNAMM '18 - Yamaha Pacifica PAC612VIIFM Limited Edition Demo

July 6, 2018
The popular S-style gets a facelift with a flame-maple top and is outfitted with a Seymour Duncan-H-S-S setup.
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Wizard of Odd: Ripe for Slide—Mid-’60s Kawai SD Electrics

July 6, 2018
What do you get when a piano manufacturer turns to making electric guitars? Perhaps something resembling a serious piece of furniture.
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SNAMM '18 - Charvel Pro Mod DK24 & Justin Aufdemkampe Signature Pro Mod SD24 Demos

July 5, 2018
The shred-friendly brand debuts a passel of handsomely overhauled new “super strats,” as well as a unique signature model for the Miss May I axeman.
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SNAMM '18 - Reverend Eastsider Baritone Pete Anderson Signature & Six Gun TL Demos

July 4, 2018
Dwight Yoakam guitarist Pete Anderson and the notoriously silly Greg Koch wow us with their demos of Joe Naylor’s latest solidbodies.
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