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November 2017

ARTICLES

Listen to the November 2017 PG Spotify Playlist

October 18, 2017
Listen to tracks from Jonny Lang, Wendy Melvoin and the Revolution, and shredder Brendon Small.
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Quick Hit: Coppersound Foxcatcher

October 17, 2017
An airy, eager to-please overdrive/boost that moves from transparency to sparkling growl with style and ease.
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State of the Stomp: Let the Outside In

October 16, 2017
What precious fuel keeps the idea factory running?
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Ask Amp Man: A ’60s Premier Combo Gets Cleaned up for Dirty Work

October 16, 2017
Restoring a cool Multivox-made 1x12 G2R amp to its original nasty state.
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Tuning Up: Junkie Medicine for Sad Sacks & Mofos

October 15, 2017
A shred god’s snide declaration sets off PG’s editorial director (again) and gets him ruminating on what unites the unwashed guitar masses.
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MOD Duo Review

October 13, 2017
A compact multi-effects unit conceals a vast world of fun, functional programmability.
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Mod Garage: How to Shield Single-Coil Pickups

October 13, 2017
Here’s the secret for reducing unwanted hum and noise without losing sparkle and highs.
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Bigfoot Engineering King Fuzz XL Review

October 12, 2017
A potent, uniquely voiced fuzz and a burly but flexible British-style overdrive in a simple but powerful stomp.
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Tone Tips: Remembering Chris Cornell

October 12, 2017
A few tips and memories from our columnist’s time with his late friend and bandmate.
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HeadRush Pedalboard Review

October 11, 2017
Intuitive design sets this impressive, powerful multi-effects unit apart from the pack.
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Face the Fuzz: A Beginner’s and Skeptic’s Guide to Fuzz Pedals

October 10, 2017
Everything you need to know about the quirky-awesome, sometimes-confusing stompboxes often pigeonholed as just for classic rock and experimental music.
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Staff Picks: Bon Appétit

October 10, 2017
Preparing a good meal is a bit like making music: It takes practice and the right ingredients. Lukas Nelson and PG staff discuss guitarists they’d want to make magic in the kitchen with.
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Quick Hit: Outlaw Deputy Marshal

October 9, 2017
Can a 40-buck dirt box really put plexi tones on your board?
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On Bass: The String with the Most Bass

October 9, 2017
Is 4-string snobbery getting you down?
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Tools for the Task: Filter’Tron-style Pickups

October 8, 2017
Ten modern-day pickups aimed at delivering the classic Filter’Tron sound.
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Pinter SB1-J Jazz Jr. Review

October 6, 2017
Though specifically designed for flatwound bebopping, this stellar instrument handles a variety of genres—including aggro ones—with aplomb.
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Bass Bench: Horror Stories from the Repair Shop

October 6, 2017
Sometimes it makes sense to acknowledge your limitations.
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Dust That Broom! A Newbie’s Guide to Slide

October 5, 2017
Intrigued by the sweet ’n’ searing sounds of slippery-fingered guitar? Here’s how to choose the right slide and start exploring this timeless technique.
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Reader Guitar of the Month: Go Big or Go Home

October 5, 2017
A Texas engineer made his dream Strat-style guitar from scratch—and he didn’t take the easy route.
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Tom Petty: 1950–2017

October 4, 2017
Remembering the legendary singer-songwriter, guitarist, rock ’n’ roll rebel, and ambassador of the American spirit.
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