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My Amp’s Date with Chuck Berry
Here’s the story of what it’s like to rent two Fender Dual Showmans to the
guitar legend himself, Chuck Berry, and watch as things go horribly wrong. This
first-person account is an entertaining tale that you can only read online.
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How to Build a PRS Guitar (Aug. ‘08 Web Exclusive)
Paul Reed Smith Guitars opened their doors for us and gave us
a guided tour of their facilities, showing us exactly how they do
what they do. PRS Guitars have been gaining fame and recognition within the boutique crowd, but now they are branching out
into other musical genres and even jumping into the acoustic
game with the Chesapeake acoustic series. Let PG’s Joe Coffey
be your tour guide as he visits their facility and offers plenty of
videos to quench your PRS passion.
5 Licks With Michael Angelo Batio (Sept. ‘08 Web Exclusive)
Michael Angelo Batio has been frequently described as the best
shredder of all time. He produced the first, and still best-selling, shred instructional video, and invented both his signature
double guitar and MAB string dampeners. He’s performed in
45 countries around the world and even has his own record
label—M.A.C.E. Music. There’s no reason you can’t take a few
moments and try to learn some new techniques to broaden your
playing spectrum. Grab that guitar, loosen up the wrists and let
Michael be your shredding tutor.
Improving Tone Control Effectiveness (June ‘08 Web Exclusive)
After a few months of talking wiring and tone caps, Dirk Wacker
finally brings it all together and explains how all these simple
modifications combine to push your tone to another level. In this
article, he gets past the technicalities and gives you the straight
dope on how to wrangle and improve the control of your tone.
Grab your guitar and get reading so you can get ready for your
next jam session.
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