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March 2017

ARTICLES

Robin Nolan: Manouche Mashup

February 28, 2017
The virtuoso Gypsy-jazz guitarist pays homage to his two favorite players—Django and Angus Young—on his fiery new instrumental album, Sin City.
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Tone Tips: A Mini-Board Is Born

February 27, 2017
Our tone guru assembles a tiny pedalboard to serve all his sonic needs—no amp required.
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Staff Picks: The Big Show

February 26, 2017
Pedal-steel guitarist Jonny Lam joins us in discussing which guitarists would make the best performers for the Super Bowl halftime show.
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Joe Gore Gross Review

February 24, 2017
We explore an almost infinite distortion generator that beckons you to experiment.
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Ask Amp Man: Beware the Clean Ones!

February 24, 2017
Pristine-looking old amps are often full of dirty secrets.
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The (Surprisingly Long) History of the Guitar Pick

February 23, 2017
Guitar-like instruments played with some sort of plectrum have existed for centuries, but nearly 100 years ago plectrum innovations sparked a tone and technique revolution.
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Quick Hit: BAE Hot Fuzz

February 23, 2017
Tone Bender- and Rangemaster-inspired circuits unite in one mean, malleable box.
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Acoustic Soundboard: A Master Builder’s Tips for Choosing the Right Pickup

February 22, 2017
Huss & Dalton’s Mark Dalton shares five points to consider when deciding how to amplify your acoustic.
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Luke Temple: Psych-Folk Songster

February 21, 2017
The Here We Go Magic frontman uses intricate nylon-string picking patterns and space-conscious arrangements to craft an enchanting new solo album.
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Tuning Up: Dr. Strange Love in the 6-String Abstract

February 21, 2017
Slightly twisted lessons for players whose love affair with the guitar is on the rocks.
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Quick Hit: Rock Stock Skyline Reverb

February 20, 2017
A close look at an unusual take on the spring-reverb recipe.
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The Recording Guitarist: A Study In Stereo Miking

February 20, 2017
What’s the best way to record acoustic guitar in stereo? X-Y? M-S? A-B? Or just plain old mono?
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Tools for the Task: Buffers

February 19, 2017
Ten buffer options to help you maintain your core guitar-to-amp tone when running multiple pedals and cables.
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DigiTech Whammy Ricochet Review

February 17, 2017
A clever new Whammy pedal—minus the treadle!
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Mod Garage: The Super-Flexible, Super-Simple Telecaster Wiring

February 17, 2017
The ultimate stealth mod for Leo’s classic solidbody? You be the judge.
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Oozing Wound’s Zack Weil and Kevin Cribbin: Organic Offense

February 16, 2017
With technical, rhythmic riffs and nasty lead bass tones, this Chicago thrash trio takes the crude metal shtick outside the norm.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Hugs, Counsel, and Confronting Blind Spots

February 16, 2017
Here’s a blast to the past: a list of almost 10 things about the guitar-building biz that our columnist would have shared with his younger self.
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Listen to the March 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

February 15, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Kristin Hersh, Dean Ween, Oozing Wound, Harvey Mandel, and more!
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PRS Sonzera 50 Review

February 15, 2017
A potent amp of many personalities—from blackface to brawny high gain.
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All-Star Pedalboards 2017

February 14, 2017
From classic-rock simplicity to indie-tweaker’s delight: Premier Guitar chronicles the most noteworthy stomp stations from last year’s Rig Rundowns.
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