This Month on
On Location: Diamond Amplification
PG’s On Location crew heads to Texas where we get a look
inside Diamond Amplification’s factory and talk to owner
Jeff Diamant about his new partnership with Blankenship
Amps [we have the news on page 30].
Top 10 Amp Buying Tips
Have your recent amp purchases left you less than satisfied? Steve Ouimette has bought many an amp in his
day and compiled ten crucial things to consider before
pulling the trigger on your next purchase.
Vintage Fever in Premier Collector
We’re featuring two smoking hot gear collections
this month from Scott Bradoka and Robert Navarro.
Don’t miss some of the rare vintage pieces in these
Sweep Picking Curriculum
Summer school is in session! Jeff Beasley’s in the middle of a
sweep picking lesson series that’ll really get your fingers flying.
This month it’s level 301, but you can start from the beginning
with Sweep Picking 101, 102 and 201 online now as well.
Hands On with the Santa Cruz 1934 D
With Brazilian rosewood from the ‘30s, an Adirondack spruce
top and a $15K price tag, the Santa Cruz 1934 D isn’t exactly
something we’d review. But after getting our hands on the
guitar, we couldn’t just ignore it. We trace the history of this
new Limited Edition Santa Cruz built to commemorate the
1934 introduction of the dreadnought.
< Also Online:
George Metropoulos of MetroAmp in the
Amp Room Podcast
Video lessons with Marcus Henderson
and Tom Kolb of GuitarInstructor.com
Downloadable sound clips for all the
lessons and gear reviewed this month
Daily news updates from around the