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Long considered “the Rolling Stones of Russia,”
Mumiy Troll just recorded their first all-English album,
Vladivostok. Guitarists Ilya Lagutenko and Yuri Tsaler talk
about growing up behind the Iron Curtain, buying black-market records from Soviet sailors, and finally getting their
hands on the vintage gear of their forbidden Western idols.
With their new supergroup about to hit the summer festival circuit, Jack Bruce and Vernon Reid talk improvisation, bridging genres and generations, and how a mutual
reverence of jazz-fusion pioneer and drummer Tony
Williams inspired the formation of Spectrum Road.
ACOUSTIC AMPLIFICATION 101
We explore the considerations for optimum sonic per-
formance in any venue situation, from guitar choice to
pickup types and PA setup.
John DePatie of
Los Angeles sports his
new BC Rich Mockingbird
Pro X that he recently won
from a PG giveaway. John
was so pumped when he
received his new axe that
he wrote and recorded
an original song,
“Lt. Worf’s Shred Machine,”
using the BC Rich.
In addition to reviewing five new acoustic models, we
deliver the goods on the Fender Select Strat and Ibanez 25th
Anniversary RG electrics, the Carvin Steve Vai, Legacy 3 and
Nocturne Blondeshell amps, and the Parker Maxx Fly bass.
Russell Klein and Brian Stump give a behind-the-scenes look
at the making of Chapters, the San Diego metalcore outifit’s
adventurous and surprisingly melodic new effort.
Congrats John and enjoy!
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