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January 2018

ARTICLES

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Rocket Surgeon Boris Review

December 19, 2017
The smoother side of fuzz rears its head in this interpretation of an Eastern-Bloc Big Muff.
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Listen to the January 2018 PG Spotify Playlist

December 13, 2017
Check out the latest tracks from Radiohead, Bootsy Collins, Samantha Fish, and Bloodclot.
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Mod Garage: Dan Armstrong’s “Super-Strat” Wiring

December 12, 2017
Maybe a stock Strat’s five sounds aren’t enough for you. Okay, how about 12?
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Song Premiere: Tinsley Ellis’ “Sound of a Broken Man”

December 12, 2017
The blues guitar hero shares a track from his upcoming album—and the Tao of the wah-wah according to Tom Dowd.
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Quick Hit: Traveler Guitar LTD EC-1 Review

December 11, 2017
If you’re burned out on TSA hassles or have even given up on traveling with a guitar, here’s a way to fret more and fret less at the same time.
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Wizard of Odd: 1964 Supro Dual Tone

December 11, 2017
Who needs tonewood? We’ve got fiberglass, baby!
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Tone Tips: Guitar in the Social-Media Era

December 10, 2017
Love it or hate it, tech is part of the guitar universe and here to stay, so make it work for you—not against you.
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Staff Picks: Best Live Guitar 2017

December 8, 2017
What guitar player did you see this year that you can’t forget? Heart’s Nancy Wilson and PG editors discuss the best players they saw last year.
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Speaker Geeks: Strange Brew

December 8, 2017
What happens when a Deluxe Reverb meets an Electro-Voice EVM12L?
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Mike Stern: Spirit Is Everything

December 7, 2017
After an unfortunate fall left him with two broken arms and a mangled right hand, the jazz-guitar maestro got up and turned his bad trip into an uplifting new album.
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Quick Hit: RJM Mastermind LT Review

December 7, 2017
An affordable, high-quality, and easy-to-use MIDI controller that isn’t the size of Saskatchewan.
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Tools for the Task: Micro Amps

December 6, 2017
Ten very little amps that won’t blow any doors down, but might inspire more practice.
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What Bohlinger Plays: Behind-the-Slide Blues

December 5, 2017
The Review Demo maestro walks you through a descending lick that's a cinch to transpose to any key.
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Gretsch G6609TFM Players Edition Broadkaster Review

December 5, 2017
New-design Full’Tron pickups turn a familiar semi-hollowbody into a potent axe that’ll wow fans of both vintage Gretsch sounds and sparkling modern tones.
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Acoustic Soundboard: Honey, I Shrunk the Guitar

December 4, 2017
How small guitars have become a big chunk of the acoustic market.
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State of the Stomp: The Future—Younger, More Female, or Else!

December 3, 2017
Are guitars going the way of the saxophone?
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Old Blood Noise Endeavors Fault Review

December 1, 2017
A cascading overdrive/distortion that moves from reserved to blistering.
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Bass Bench: Power to the Bass Peeps!

December 1, 2017
Why do bassists need so much wattage to be heard?
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What’s in a Neck?

November 30, 2017
If you’re lucky, your guitar neck can feel as familiar and comfortable as an old pair of jeans, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. Discover the ABCs—make that the CUVs—of this crucial appendage.
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Mid-Fi Electronics Magick i Review

November 30, 2017
A distortion pedal that thinks it’s a compressor. Or is it the other way around?
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