November 2018

July 2017

ARTICLES

Ask Amp Man: A Fond Farewell

June 4, 2018
Our beloved Amp Man signs off after 13 years of answering readers’ questions from under the hood.
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Sonny Landreth Album Premiere: 'Recorded Live in Lafayette'

June 26, 2017
We go behind the scenes on the slide master’s epic live set that features both his working electric trio and a stripped-down acoustic group.
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Yonder Mountain String Band: "Eat In Go Deaf (Eat Out Go Broke)” Song Premiere

June 22, 2017
One of the country’s most popular newgrass bands debuts a scorching instrumental from their latest album, Love. Ain’t Love.
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Listen to the July 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

June 21, 2017
This month's playlist features Juan Alderete and suGar Yoshinaga from Halo Orbit, Body Count, and Warren Haynes.
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Tools for the Task: Patch Cables

June 20, 2017
You’ve spent good money on your pedals, so don’t skimp on the ties that bind.
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Speaker Geeks: When Push Comes to Shove

June 16, 2017
Can you make an amp louder by simply changing its speaker?
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Flattop Finesse: Acoustic Steel-String Review Roundup

June 15, 2017
Three new acoustics from Guild, Cort, and Art & Lutherie.
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State of the Stomp: Play Like a Girl (Scout)

June 15, 2017
Leave the songs your guitar visits better than they were before it arrived.
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Tone Tips: Is Political Correctness Neutering the Guitar?

June 14, 2017
Rock ’n’ roll is far from dead, but is it as bold and experimental as it used to be?
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Divine Obsession: 5 High-End Acoustic Guitar Builders

June 13, 2017
How respected builders Dana Bourgeois, Roger Bucknall, Isaac Jang, Kevin Ryan, and Kathy Wingert practice the high art of creating top-tier instruments.
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Stomp Audio Labs Octopus Review

June 13, 2017
A versatile and well-built combination of up-and-down octave and powerful fuzz.
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The Recording Guitarist: Unusual Echoes

June 12, 2017
Get creative with faux-analog delay tones.
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Quick Hit: Rainger FX Dr. Freakenstein Dwarf Bass

June 12, 2017
This mini-but-monstrous bass fuzz and its manipulative assistant make for one dynamic duo.
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Ask Amp Man: A Space-Age Gibson Titan Gets Relaunched

June 11, 2017
A rare find from 1964 lands on the workbench and is up and running after a little ground control.
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Ani DiFranco: “The Job Is Total Honesty”

June 9, 2017
The acoustic warrior rocks out but sticks to the folksinger’s creed with the honest, heartfelt performances on her new album, Binary. Her tools: smart lyrics, a fleet of worn acoustic guitars, a unique picking approach, and 50 open tunings.
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Staff Picks: I Still Love You

June 9, 2017
English guitarist James Elkington and PG editors discuss guitars they love … but don’t play, for various reasons.
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Earth to Bass: Halo Orbit’s Juan Alderete

June 8, 2017
The ex-Mars Volta low-ender explores his instrument’s sonic outer limits with short-scale axes, a huge array of pedals, and freewheeling playing on the debut album from his new band.
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Quick Hit: Way Huge Russian-Pickle

June 8, 2017
Way Huge uses more midrange to recast the ’90s Muff mold.
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Trace Elliot ELF Review

June 7, 2017
The wee ELF is small enough to fit in your back pocket, but possesses a voice that defies its size.
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AER Compact 60/3 TE Review

June 6, 2017
Aussie fingerstyle wizard Tommy Emmanuel gets a clear, lush, and expansive-sounding signature acoustic amp.
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