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July 2019

ARTICLES

July19-RPS-Vitamin-C-Slider

Quick Hit: RPS Vitamin C Boost Review

June 27, 2019
Kick your signal up with a 27 dB citrus splash.
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Gibson G-45 Standard Review

June 26, 2019
When is a J not a J?
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Kay Barney Kessel Artist K6700V Review

June 25, 2019
Kessel’s signature Kay returns as a fun, fast-playing rock and jazz machine.
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Question and Obsession: Needle Drop

June 24, 2019
Adam “Schmeeans” Smirnoff of Lettuce joins us in picking the top records to put on when hosting a party.
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Greer Soma ’63 Review

June 21, 2019
Brownface-style tones are just the beginning for this early-’60s-flavored, Fullerton-inspired preamp.
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Dimed & Dangerous: That’s My Sound, Man!

June 20, 2019
In a new band? Here’s how to fit in sonically—and do it in style.
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Quick Hit: Traveler CL-3BE Review

June 20, 2019
Size-defying sound, price-defying appointments, and ready for a road trip.
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Listen to the July 2019 PG Spotify Playlist

June 19, 2019
This month's playlist includes jams from The Raconteurs, Mark Lettieri, Delicate Steve, Combo Chimbita, William Tyler, and more.
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Wizard of Odd: 1969 Aria 2000T

June 19, 2019
Escape the ordinary with this rare take on Leo Fender’s classic solidbody.
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Alexi Laiho: Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop

June 18, 2019
The “Wildchild” brings back his neoclassical influences and takes a catchier songwriting approach on Children of Bodom’s 10th studio release, Hexed.
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Victory V4 The Kraken Review

June 18, 2019
Packaging the Kraken amp’s preamp in a stompbox yields a flexible, malleable, and monstrous high-gain machine.
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Last Call: Space Is Music, Too

June 17, 2019
Think about playing guitar as a communication device in a larger conversation.
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Quick Hit: Celestion Ruby Review

June 16, 2019
A mellow but vivacious alnico-based blaster.
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Tools for the Task: Noise Gate Pedals

June 14, 2019
Keep the sounds you want. Dial out the ones you don’t.
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Martin Modern Deluxe OM-28 Review

June 14, 2019
It’s new school. It’s old school. Medium school, maybe?
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One Control Blue 360 Review

June 13, 2019
The ghost of a storied bass rig finds a home in a compact pedal.
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Tone Tips: Perhaps the Most Underrated Effect Pedal?

June 12, 2019
They’re typically simple affairs, but oh what a difference treble boosters can make.
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Play It Smart! Must-Know Seasonal Care for Acoustics

June 11, 2019
Keep your guitar sounding great and in peak playing condition with these simple—and essential—tips for combating environmental threats.
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Ibanez SRMD200 Mezzo Review

June 11, 2019
This P/J hybrid offers Precision-like tone with a medium-scale build and small-scale price.
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Jol Dantzig's Esoterica Electrica: Guitar Stuff that Works

June 10, 2019
In this age of landfill-bound goods, it’s refreshing that guitars still continue to buck that trend.
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