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March 2015

ARTICLES

What Bohlinger Plays: Slide 101 Standard-Tuning Tips & Tricks Pt. 1

February 17, 2015
John Bohlinger—Lee Brice sideman and PG Rig Rundown and Review Demo badass—deconstructs the simple techniques he uses to sound great when playing slide in standard tuning.
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T-Rex Effects Quint Machine Review

February 16, 2015
A powerful pitch-shifter that offers both octaves and fifths.
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Quick Hit: TC Electronic Corona Mini Chorus

February 15, 2015
A petite and powerfully tweakable chorus offering Tone Print technology.
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“Spring-Reverb” Pedal Review Roundup

February 13, 2015
Three stomp outfits—Mojo Hand Fx, Subdecay, and Catalinbread—attempt to capture the elusive mojo of classic ’60s reverb.
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Eastwood Airline H78 Review

February 12, 2015
Can this modern take on Dan Auerbach’s famed Harmony match the original’s vintage mojo?
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Tools for the Task: Slides

February 11, 2015
A look at some of the slide options available today.
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Quick Hit: Electro-Harmonix Nano Bass Big Muff Pi

February 10, 2015
EHX’s coveted Big Muff tone is now available for bassists in a svelte Nano-series enclosure.
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Tuning Up: B.B. King’s Adventures in Kicking Nervousness’ Ass

February 10, 2015
Even if you hate the blues, the Mississippi legend’s stage-fright-fighting advice is pretty much the best ever.
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12-String Setup Secrets

February 9, 2015
Ace Nashville luthier Joe Glaser and his crew reveal their recipes for maximum chime and jangle.
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State of the Stomp: A Solid Case for Doing It Wrong

February 9, 2015
Why it’s good to question pedalboard “rules.”
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Acoustic Soundboard: It’s All in Your Head

February 8, 2015
Achieving a great live sound with an amplified acoustic takes work and a solid understanding of what is and isn’t possible.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Il Torino Boost/Overdrive

February 6, 2015
Diode clipping and excellent EQ add up to a versatile and powerful boost/OD.
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Bass Bench: DIY Fretless Conversion, Pt. 2

February 6, 2015
How to handle the finishing touches on your homemade fretless bass.
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Tone Bakery Creme Brulee Review

February 5, 2015
Superb “klone” tones on the cheap.
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Ask Amp Man: The Mysterious Tusc

February 4, 2015
Reviving a rare programmable amp from the early ’80s.
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All-Star Pedalboards 2015

February 3, 2015
10 stomp stations from PG’s hottest Rig Rundowns.
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The Prolific Robert Pollard

February 3, 2015
The Guided by Voices frontman and indie icon still writes songs at light speed, with two new releases under his new guise, Ricked Wicky, and another solo album by summer.
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Red Witch Factotum Suboctave Bass Drive Review

February 2, 2015
A powerful analog suboctave and overdrive for bass.
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Tone Tips: Decoding the PAF Humbucker

February 2, 2015
Why are these pickups so popular? And why does their sound vary so much from unit to unit?
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Vintage Vault: 1963 Fender Esquire Custom and 1962 Fender Super

February 1, 2015
The refined update of Fender’s first standard solidbody.
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