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ARTICLES

Tools for the Task: Under-Saddle Pickup Systems

December 26, 2016
Check out 10 acoustic setups built to capture your guitar’s organic sound.
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Tuning Up: An Homage to the Fixx’s Jamie West-Oram

December 26, 2016
PG chief Shawn Hammond finally tracks down a favorite out-of-print LP from his youth.
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Quick Hit: Vick Audio Hypocenter Delay

December 25, 2016
This moderately priced digital stomp aims for lo-fi cool via a handwired PT2399 circuit.
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Boss GT-1 Guitar Effects Processor Review

December 23, 2016
An impressively compact and inexpensive unit packed with convincing digital models.
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Quick Hit: MXR Custom Shop Shin-Juku Drive

December 22, 2016
Many personalities inhabit this Dumble-inspired drive machine.
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Hartke TX600 Review

December 21, 2016
This 7-pound amp rewards bassists with an easy-to-carry design, a tube preamp, and a very nice price.
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Beasts from the East

December 20, 2016
Weird-guitar guru Frank Meyers takes us inside the bizarre and fascinating world of Cold War electrics from the Soviet Union.
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Tone Tips: The Power of Plug-Ins

December 20, 2016
Do you want to do the impossible in the studio? There’s an app for that.
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Doyle Bramhall II: The Spiritualist

December 19, 2016
He grew up with the Vaughan brothers. He’s been a sideman to Roger Waters and Eric Clapton. Now he’s ended a 15-year recording drought with the powerful Rich Man.
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Fractal Audio Systems AX8 Review

December 19, 2016
The sounds of Axe-Fx are now available in a compact pedalboard format.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: ESP George Lynch Skull N’ Bones

December 18, 2016
After 15 years of pining, a guitarist finally scores the ’80s hair-metal guitar of his dreams.
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Ernie Ball Music Man Caprice Review

December 16, 2016
Long known primarily for their classic active basses, the historic builder debuts a strong new passive 4-string.
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Speaker Geeks: Why Graphs Matter and When They Don’t

December 16, 2016
In this new column debut, amp guru Steven Fryette discusses how to make sense of the speaker data manufacturers spend so much time and money on.
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Dillinger Escape Plan’s Swan Song

December 15, 2016
Ben Weinman discusses the band’s 20-year evolution in the metal scene, guitar philosophies, and how everyone in the group gave their best-ever studio performance on their final album, Dissociation.
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On Bass: Tips for TV Gigs

December 15, 2016
Keeping your playing, gear, and footprint tight is the best strategy for live-recorded broadcast performances.
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Staff Picks: Music in Technicolor

December 14, 2016
The perfect marriage of film and score can propel good storytelling to unforgettable. Australian blues guitarist Hamish Anderson joins PG editors in naming our most memorable movie soundtracks.
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Tonal Calculus: Margaret Glaspy

December 13, 2016
A singer-songwriter from a family of guitarists dials in the gnarly sounds that bring her lyrics to life—with help from a Danocaster and a humble, rumbling Fender Champ.
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Batson GC22 Americana Review

December 13, 2016
A Nashville guitar designer delivers a lower-price boutique spin-off.
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JAM Pedals Delay Llama Supreme Review

December 12, 2016
Wicked modern twists give this true analog delay a big palette.
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Quick Hit: Tsakalis AudioWorks Ocean Reverb

December 11, 2016
This forward-thinking reverb moves from ambient to traditional with ease.
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