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August 2009

ARTICLES

5 Producers You Should Listen To

July 22, 2009
We talk with five producers who''ve done everything from metal and country to soul and blues about producing guitar-driven hits.
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Television: the True Final Frontier

July 22, 2009
Some tips for playing on TV, so that you''ll be ready when your big break comes.
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Grosh ElectraJet Standard Review

July 22, 2009
Does the Grosh ElectraJet Standard live up to the fully custom-built legacy of its predecessors? We review it to find out.
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Punchy Legato

July 22, 2009
A hybrid texture of legato and staccato playing
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Tube Amp Troubleshooting 101

July 22, 2009
Diagnosing a dead Blues Junior with universal troubleshooting tips
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Lehle Sunday Driver, D. Loop, SGoS and 3at1 SGoS Review

July 22, 2009
We review German manufacturer Lehle''s newest switching boxes, and discover just how versatile they can be.
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Hip Kitty Kitty Box Review

July 22, 2009
The hand-wired, 50-watt Kitty Box is like a blend of Fender Bassman, Marshall and Mesa Boogie. It''s tones are just as diverse.
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1933 National Duolian Resonator, Part 2

July 22, 2009
John continues his restoration of a 1933 National Duolian Resonator by finishing up on the headstock and repairing the fretboard.
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(Acoustic) Size Matters

July 22, 2009
When it comes to acoustic guitars, there are quite different virtues to both small and large bodies.
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Live and Let DI

July 22, 2009
Steve shows us why options are such a good thing when figuring out your bass sound while playing live.
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Cigar Box Nation: The Modern Cult of the Cigar Box Guitar

July 22, 2009
Bob Cianci takes us on an investigation into the culture surrounding the guitar in its most stripped-down, primal form - the homemade cigar box guitar.
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CP Thornton Guitars Professional Acoustic Review

July 22, 2009
Our review of the semi-hollow Professional Acoustic from CP Thornton Guitars reveals myriad reasons to be impressed.
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Fret-King Green Label Corona 60 HB Review

July 22, 2009
The Fret-King Corona 60 HB takes the vintage Strat mold and makes all the necessary improvements
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Recording Session Gear

July 22, 2009
Peter Stroud covers the list of gear he brings to recording sessions.
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Tom Holmes THC

July 22, 2009
Tom Holmes built guitars for Bo Diddley, Lenny Breau, Billy Gibbons, Albert King and many others. For the last twenty years he has become a legend for jewel-like PAF-style humbucking
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Baldwin Model C1 Amplifier

July 22, 2009
Zachary sheds some light on the history of Baldwin amplifiers, and specifically the Bladwin Professional, or Model C1.
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1958 Rickenbacker 330

July 22, 2009
A quick overview of Rickenbacker''s history and the model 330 from Dave''s Guitar Shop.
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Magnetic Circuits

July 22, 2009
Ever wonder how a speaker works, or what different magnet types do? Kurt lays out the differences.
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Lock, Stock and Roll: Strap Lock Roundup

July 22, 2009
To help keep that prized guitar safe from drops and accidents, we review a number of strap locks and locking straps.
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Pheo Guitars

July 22, 2009
Phil Sylvester is a visual artist, and guitar gear is his medium. Check out his bizarre and beautiful creations.
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